There is an effective system of students’ education at the university. The vice-rector of pedagogical and ideological work Syrodoeva O.A. heads this direction of activity of the university.
The department of pedagogical work with the youth manages the process though the following divisions of the university:
- the museum of VSMU history,
- a press-center,
- a student club,
- a sports club,
- student councils at hostels,
- an operating youth team.
The university has the primary organization of the staff and students of the Belarusian Society “Red Cross”, the trade union committees of staff and students, the public association “Belarusian Republican Youth Union”, the public association “Belaya Rus”.
Youth organizations make a special contribution to the process of ideological and pedagogical work.
The primary organization of the public association “Belarusian Republican Youth Union” has 2,700 students, representing 58% of the total number of full-time students.
The primary student trade union organization has 4,412 students, representing 99,9% of the total number of students.
Main directions of work:
- civil and patriotic;
- development of volunteer movement “Good Heart”;
- healthy lifestyles;
- organization of cultural and sports actions
The university has 5 hostels with 1,937 students residing and hotel complex “Dvina” (for listeners of the Faculty of Advanced Training and Retraining).
At the hostels there are:
- student cafes;
- reading halls;
- resting rooms;
- a club of international friendship.
Social-pedagogical and psychological service works at the hostel №4.