Nazarbayev University
School of Mining & Geosciences

School of Mining & Geosciences


July 9, 2020
Orientation Week 2020

Dear Student!   Welcome to Nazarbayev University and the School of Mining and Geosciences that we call SMG.  Some of you we welcome back to NU to start a new graduate program in Mining Engineering or Petroleum Engineering.  Some are familiar with the university already, but through NUZYP or Foundation Year studies.  Still, many of […]

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February 14, 2020
Open House Day

  The School of Mining and Geosciences invites you to the Open House Day on the 7th of March 2020, 10:00 – 13:00. It is an opportunity for prospective students interested in the field of Earth Science to research your options, meet the faculty face-to-face, and get your questions answered. Attendance is free! Click here to REGISTER! 

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February 10, 2020
Series of guest lectures by KAZ Minerals

YOU ARE INVITED! SMG organizes series of lectures together with the KAZMINERALS Company, where speakers will cover a specific topic within the area of their specialization and share knowledge about mining industry and thoughts about building a career in mining.

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November 19, 2019
Open House Day, November 25, 2019

Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences invites you to the Open House Day on the 25th of November at 7pm!  Come and see what your future will look like at Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences. Visiting the campus is the best way for prospective students to get a complete picture of the […]

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September 16, 2019
Nazarbayev University Open Day: Monsters University

Do you want to see how monsters have fun even at university? Experience exciting university life? Are you a fan of pop.culture: comics, TV series, films and games? Then we invite you to join us at NU OPEN DAY on the 29th of September 2019 from 11am to 5pm! Register What awaits you at the […]

July 25, 2019
Orientation Week

Welcome and congratulations on your admission to Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences! You are about to embark on an exciting new stage of your life, one that will bring many invaluable learning opportunities and new insights with it. To make certain that you get the best possible start, please be advised of the […]

April 25, 2019
Total Energy Summer School

Total is organizing the second edition of the “Total Energy Summer School”, which will take place from May 13th to May 17th 2019 at Nazarbayev University.  “Total Energy Summer School” is focused on senior students of BSc and MSc degrees both in energy disciplines (Oil & Gas, Petrochemical industries, Geology and Environment), and in other […]

February 21, 2019
Free workshops “The Big Picture: Your Future in Natural Resources” by School of Mining and Geosciences

  The School of Mining and Geosciences (SMG) invites you all to attend free workshops “The Big Picture: Your Future in Natural Resources”!  March 2, 10 am Room 6.141, Block 6, Nazarbayev University   Workshops will address some of the important undercurrents of mining and petroleum industry and will give you an insight of what engineering […]

January 25, 2019
Information session at SMG

The School of Mining and Geosciences (SMG) invites you to an information session to tell you more about our graduate programs, admission requirements and benefits of studying at SMG. Also, you will have the opportunity to meet the faculty and learn about professional careers. As well, the faculty will be available to answer your individual questions! *snacks and drinks will […]

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

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.  […]