Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

School of Mining & Geosciences

Welcome Message from the founding Dean

It is my privilege to welcome you to School of Mining and Geosciences (SMG) at Nazarbayev University.

The Republic of Kazakhstan possesses substantial amount of mineral and fossil fuel reserves. These natural resources will continue to play a vital role in Kazakhstan’s economy especially in the short and medium-term time frames. The School of Mining and Geosciences has been established in 2016 and aims to be the premier school for earth science education and research and t...

Petroleum Industry Guest Lecture “Drilling Engineering” by Bakytgul Dairova
October 31, 2018

Bakytgul works as Schlumberger Drilling Engineering Manager, Drilling & Measurements. Bakytgul holds Bachelor’s degree in Geophysics and has 12 years of oilfield experience. Bakytgul started her career from MWD/Directional Drilling specialist in 2006. Later moved to Drilling Engineering Center where was involved in planning and execution of drilling different wells in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan.  […]

The Future Mining Engineer – what will be the educational needs to supply the Mining 4.0 industry?
October 16, 2018

Titled presentation by Professor Bruce Hebblewhite, Chair of Mining Engineering at the School of Minerals & Energy Resources Engineering, UNSW Sydney. Professor B. Hebblewhite is the Professor of Mining Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia.  He has over 40 years of international mining experience; having spent 17 years in a full-time consulting role […]

Petroleum Geology
September 27, 2018

An open talk on Petroleum Geology by  Mrs Saltanat Ismagulova, Senior Geophysicist, Schlumberger SIS will be taking place in 6.302, Block 6. For more information, please contact us: 7 7172 694966