Nazarbayev University
School of Mining & Geosciences

School of Mining & Geosciences


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

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 […]

September 27, 2018
Petroleum Geology

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  

September 17, 2018
Open Day, September 29th

Join us on September 29th from 12pm onwards, you’ll get the chance to get first-hand information about programs we offer at the School of Mining and Geosciences, to meet the academics & your fellow applicants as well as see university life for yourself while enjoying fun and interactive games & Q&A session.   Venue: 6.141, Block […]

September 12, 2018
Drilling Systems presentation

Max Wyndham, business development manager at Drilling Systems (UK) Ltd paid a visit to the School of Mining and Geosciences at Nazarbayev University. Drilling System was founded in 1988 and since then has been a leading company in oilfield training simulation technology development. We were introduced the company’s drilling simulators, which includes DrillSIM-5000. According to Drilling […]

September 10, 2018
Enhanced Oil Recovery in Kazakhstan: New Methods and Technologies

  One day seminar will be held on the 9th of October from 10am onwards at Nazarbayev University. The aim of the seminar is to present new methods and approaches to enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and the possibility of adapting these methods to the needs of Kazakhstan’s oil fields.   For more information: +7(7172)69-49-66 Email […]

July 12, 2018
The National Industry Award “Golden Hephaestus”

  Master student – Mr. Nurassyl Battalgazy – from the School of Mining and Geosciences of Nazarbayev University was awarded the best mining engineering student’s prize “Golden Hephaestus” at the National Industry contest in Kazakhstan on June 19, 2018. The National Industry Award “Golden Hephaestus” is annually awarded to industry professionals, companies and projects, students […]

April 17, 2018
9th MINEX Central Asia Mining and Exploration Forum in Astana, Kazakhstan

On April 17-19, 2018 the students of the School of Mining and Geosciences (SMG) of Nazarbayev University successfully participated in the 9th MINEX Central Asia Mining and Exploration Forum in Astana, Kazakhstan. The 9th MINEX Forum included two formats of competition: “From Innovation to Implementation” and “Case competition”. Based on the peer-reviewing selection process, the […]