Putin congratulated Spbgukit the centenary of the founding of the University

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Archival photoPutin congratulated Spbgukit the centenary of the founding of the University© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has congratulated teachers, students and graduates of Saint-Petersburg state Institute of film and television (Spbgukit) 100th anniversary of the founding of the institution, noting the rich history and remarkable traditions of the Institute, reported on the Kremlin website.

«Over the years your University has come a long way, has accumulated considerable experience in the educational, scientific and research activities, the training of qualified specialists across the spectrum of film specialties. You are rightly proud of a rich history and wonderful traditions laid down by generations of teachers, and, of course, a whole galaxy of famous alumni,» — said in greeting.

The President noted that today the Institute strives not only to remain committed to the glorious traditions of predecessors, but also to respond to the demands of modern television and cinema, to introduce in educational process new technologies and practices.

«This approach is essential for the successful development of the Institute, the domestic higher education», — he added.