Professor Randy D. Hazlett
To be a model for higher education reform and modern research in Kazakhstan and to contribute to the establishment of Nur-Sultan as an international innovation and knowledge hub.
The School's aim is to educate tomorrow’s Earth Science leaders for Kazakhstan, the region and the world. We will expand knowledge and technology through teaching and research for the prospecting,
The School of Mining and Geosciences (the School) was founded in 2016 as the premier school for earth science education and research. The Republic of Kazakhstan possesses substantial amounts of mineral and fossil fuel reserves, and this was one of the fundamental reasons four founding the School. These natural resources will continue to play a vital role in Kazakhstan’s economy especially in the short and medium-term time frames.