I wholeheartedly congratulate labor collective and student community on the Knowledge Day and inauguration of new 2018-2019 academic year!
I congratulate the freshmen who has successfully passed the exams and proved that they are worthy to study at the Belarusian State Medical University. You will have interesting, fascinating and diversified student life, which will be an important milestone on the path to a successful and prestigious career.
Today our university is one of the best medical universities, the largest scientific complex that provides efficiency of fundamental and applied research, clinical trials of scientific research and training of highly qualified scientific personnel, successfully developing innovative activity.
Turning to the students of senior years who have already overcome the first obstacles I want to wish further success in studies, new achievements in science, active student life, diligence and perseverance.
I express special gratitude to the faculty for daily hard work, wisdom and professionalism. You have a tremendous responsibility for the education and upbringing of the younger generation. Identifying the talents and abilities of your students, presenting them with valuable and necessary knowledge in life, you form the future of our country.
In the new academic year I wish you success and new scientific achievements! Do not forget the glorious history of our university and glorify your "Alma mater" with your every act and victory.
Author: Anatol Sikorski, Rector of the Belarusian State Medical University