Inauguration of the Academic Year 2018/2019
On Saturday October 13, the University of Occupational Safety Management in Katowice inaugurated its 18th Academic Year.
The ceremony began with an ecumenical service in the Evangelical Church in Katowice, which was celebrated by Michał Matuszek from the diocese of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Katowice and the archdiocesan university chaplain Damian Copek.
The inauguration at the WSZOP Auditorium was conducted by the Dean of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Jacek Skorus PhD who welcomed the invited guests and read the congratulatory letters.
Then, His Magnificence Rector in his speech emphasized the unique character of the ceremony and presented the achievements of the University. The WSZOP Chancellor, Małgorzata Sikorska, presented the University's development plans for the upcoming academic year.
The inauguration was an opportunity to honor students for outstanding sports achievements.
The culminating moment of the inauguration of the Academic Year was the vow and handing of the transcripts to the first year students.
The representative of the Students' Council, Martyna Bała, welcomed new WSZOP students in her speech.
The inaugural lecture titled Praise dishonesty? The state of research on the Parable of the Unjust Steward (Luke 16:1-13) was delivered by Prof. Wiesław Przyczyna.
The Inauguration of the Academic Year 2018/2019 was honored by the performance of the Academic Music Ensemble of the Silesian University of Technology.
We wish all the students, academic teachers and WSZOP employees only good times and success in the new academic year!