Educational strategies of Saratov State University students: Gender cross-section

The article is based on the results of the sociological study (N = 400 respondents), conducted by the questionnaire method and shows that the gender identity of the students significantly determines their educational strategy of behavior and study. There is a strong gender asymmetry between humanitarian and technical specialties. However, the strategic goals of education depend on gender. Young men are more concerned with getting a prestigious high-paying job and meeting the requirements of their parents.

Contemporary youth family values

The problem of value orientations of the younger generation, including family values, attracts considerable attention of researchers, since they form the core of values of young people, occupying leading positions in the structure of basic value orientations. A certain type of relationship and upbringing is built within the family circle where traditions and life experience are passed on.

The students’ social well-being during a pandemic

The social well-being of the Russian students showed how steadfastly this category of youth survived the period of the covid-pandemic peak and the post-covid stage. Mass opinion polls revealed that the new generation mastered the distance learning system, and it properly assessed the prospects for virtual learning. Russian universities adapted to the new distance learning system despite the fact that the professional and educational Internet addiction of students increased. Working students pursuing “remote work”, were included in the state program of self-employment.

The Students` of Various Types of Specialty Legal Literacy (On the Example of Saratov)

The sociological survey conducted in 2020 revealed the ambiguous, contradictory nature and average level of legal literacy of students, since the prevailing majority of young people are only superficially acquainted with their civil rights and, especially – responsibilities. Young people more positioned the law as a mechanism for regulating their permissiveness rather than as a mechanism regulating their behavior within a certain framework. At the same time, the level of self-assessment of legal literacy of students, especially of technical specialties, is higher than the real average.

Political Segment of Students’ Media Literacy: Аn Approach to Measure It

In modern science, attempts to measure media literacy / media competence are made from time to time. However, those who try to do it usually employ different theoretical premises, interpret phenomenon under consideration in their own ways, and, as a result, use various criteria for evaluations. Based on the analysis of more than hundred most oft-quoted (both in foreign and Russian scholarship) definitions of media literacy, the author offers his own conception of the term and puts forward the way it can be measured.

On the Formation of Healthy Lifestyles Students (for Example Orenburg State University)

The article is devoted to the study of the students’ orientation to a healthy lifestyle and to the using of the University’s potential to improve their health. The main components of a healthy lifestyle are considered, and the main preventive actions for promoting health are described in the article. The events of Orenburg State University that aimed at maintaining and promoting healthy lifestyles are analyzed.

Friendship and Betrayal in Student Wednesday

Article on materials of sociological research analyzes the presentation of students of friendship through the prism of social qualities (honesty, loyalty, compassion, understanding, listening) and self-assessment yourself as a friend (a sense of humor, sincerity, kindness). Identified contradictions provoke betrayal and destruction of friendly relations, especially in the maximalist form that loses its value with age.

Sociological Reflection Student Friendship Through the Prism of Social Qualities

In article on materials of sociological research examines students’ attitudes to friendship, emphasized the social qualities of a friend that with age increase its value for youth: honesty, compassion, understanding, listening skills, loyalty, sense of humor, sincerity, kindness underlying the maximalist interpretation of friendship, its utilitarian and entertainment, and reduce its importance as they grow older students.