Ensure inclusive, safe, resilient and environmentally sustainable cities and human settlements

Activities of the Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abay 2020-2021 academic year

At the University, SDG 11 is implemented through assistance to nonresident and international students of both genders in their new living conditions in Almaty.

The University has 5 well-equipped dormitories for nonresident students for 1397 beds with a total area of 17,159.6 square meters, equipped with living and household rooms, restrooms, reading rooms, computer labs, and showers. In all dormitories there is access to Wi-Fi. There are 1935 students from other towns, 156 beds are in the dormitory of Kazakh Medical University of continuing education.

To solve the problem of students' housing, the University, together with the investor, started the project for the construction of a new dormitory for 349 beds in Shukhov street in Medeu district of Almaty, which was allocated by the city Akimat. The necessary technical documentation is currently being developed. Construction is scheduled to begin in September 2022.

The passing of various types of practice, as well as recreation of students is organized in the training and production complex "Ұstas" on the northern shore of the Kapchagai reservoir.

It should be emphasized that the infrastructure of the University requires serious financial investment, in particular, to improve the territory of the University, major repairs and reconstruction of student dormitories, construction of new dormitories, creation of new laboratories, SMART classrooms, as well as "green" spaces such as Open-spaces.coworking.artzone, etc.

Further strengthening and development of the University infrastructure is associated with the transition of the university to international standards of educational services and service development to create a more comfortable learning environment, in accordance with the principles of the concept of "green" university and SDG integration.