Undergraduate Student Organizations Information 2017-2018

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 Student Clubs 2017-2018

Otaku Club

Purpose: Our club is about Japanese animation, manga (comics) and other media production that comes from the land of the rising sun!  We will watch & discuss anime & manga, as well as play different games, organize events and theme weeks. If you’re new to anime world, you are more than welcome to join us and discover this branch of world animation. The club also organizes university-wide movie screenings which are open for all students.

Contact: Iren Stepanyan, iren_stepanyan@edu.aua.am

Please note that the day/time/location may change, so please contact the club representative before attending the meeting for the first time, or join the club’s Facebook page to get regular updates.

Other information: Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/auaotaku/?fref=ts

 


Drama club

Purpose: Drama Club is the place where undergraduate students who love acting and theatre come together to put on plays and performances throughout the year.

Contact: Merry Artinian, merry_artinian@edu.aua.am


“Silhouette’’ Music Band

Purpose: The main purpose of the club is to present a talented group of musicians, singers, composers and dancers. We are playing and composing beautiful music of various genres.

Contact: Sona Karganyan sona_karganyan@edu.aua.am

Other information: Music and dance lovers are welcome to join the club through Auditions.

 


The Bridge-Student Newspaper

Purpose: The purpose of The Bridge is to bring news to the AUA community. It will be a platform for students to raise awareness about issues that concern and impact the university, as well as the broader community.

Contact: Christina Soloyan christina_soloyan@edu.aua.am

Other information:  In case you do not want to be a member, but have something to say or share with AUA community you can do it in the Student Blog, which is open for everyone.


Volunteers’ League

Purpose: The Volunteers’ League Student Club spreads the AUA spirit by promoting active volunteerism inside and outside of AUA via linking volunteering opportunities with the interested students for their development and having an input in the sustainable development of Armenia.

We envision the sustainable development of Armenia through creating a culture of volunteerism.

Contact: Volunteers’ League volunteersleague@edu.aua.am, Sona Martikyan sona_martikyan@edu.aua.am

Other information: https://www.facebook.com/AUAVolunteersLeague?fref=ts


Mihr

Purpose: Mihr is the Armenian National Music and Dance club of AUA. The club’s aim is to introduce Armenian National music and dance to anybody who might be interested. Throughout the year, we will learn Armenian songs and dances, share the knowledge with the AUA community through different events and have fun while discovering a new culture.

Contact: Talin Saghdasaryan, talin_saghdasaryan@edu.aua.am

Meetings: The meetings are held in the Large Auditorium. Anyone can join and leave anytime.


Writers on the Storm

Purpose: Creative Writing Club is for those who enjoy writing, reading, analyzing, sharing experience and ideas on this context. Join our club if you want to learn more about writing and enjoy organized (creative) procrastination. We have pretty entertaining agenda for each semester. Come to see what we have for this academic year. Depending on the semester sometimes we decide on meeting from project to project, but for more information you’ll need to contact us.

Contact: Arianna Khachatryan, arianna_khachatrian@edu.aua.am


Filmoscope

Purpose: Filmoscope is a club for all kinds of people. During our meetings, alongside watching interesting and awesome films of all genres and time, we are also going to have after-film discussions, dub old Armenian cartoons and movies in English and, most importantly, shoot our own films, which we will later watch together with a cup of tea/coffee and cookies. And these aren’t the only activities we have in mind: there are many more, which will either be suggested by you or spontaneously thought of during our meetings. By the way, we almost forgot to mention that at times there will be screenings of films suggested by members, so already think (if applying) of a film worth seeing.

Contact: Nina Baklachyan, nina_baklachyan@edu.aua.am


Write, Shoot, Edit, Repeat

Purpose: The club’s main purpose is movie/video production. The process involves writing plots, coming up with cinematography (e.g. shooting angles, lighting, costume design, etc.), filming and editing (involves video/audio fx., music usage, etc.). Everything (including acting) will be done by club members. Also we will watch of icons cinematography (e.g. Pulp Fiction, Star Wars One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Jaws).

Contact: Shant Yezekyan (shant_yezekyan@edu.aua.am)

Other information: All interested undergraduate students should send a small resume which includes their skills (e.g. shooting, editing, acting, etc.), experience (recommended but not necessary), favorite movie, genre and director. We will review the files and contact you.

Meetings: Flexible. Please contact the club representative.

 


Art Club

Purpose: We unite art lovers of AUA & grant them pleasurable atmosphere where they can both enjoy and create art. Our main goal is to not teach how to draw step by step but to let different individuals explore their possibilities, relax and share some ideas. It is an open door to both artists and non artists, a place to speak share listen to good music. It will benefit students relationship and will allow them share their passion or interest for drawing. The themes of our drawing club are broad and are not limited to painting. It includes all genres, anime and drama painting, creating comics, animation, photography, cinema appreciation, music appreciation.

Contact: Mash Mashok mariam_harutyunyan2@edu.aua.am, Rouzy Ruzok ruzanna_hanesyan@edu.aua.am


 

AUA Football Club

Purpose: Our club invites all football lovers and players to come together in order to have unforgettable football events. The club also offers any assistance to students who play or like football in the form of information and advising regarding to football.

Contact: Petros Margaryan, petros_margaryan@edu.aua.am

Other information: Please register as a club member in order to get information about events.

 


Movies of My Motherland

Pupose: “Movies of My Motherland” is a student club, which is engaged in translating old classical Armenian movies and adding documentary parts created by members, so the audience will not only watch famous Armenian movies, but also learn about talented actors and directors involved.

Contact: Inna Mezhlumyan, inna_mezhlumyan@edu.aua.am

 


Megapixel Photography Club

Purpose: The main purpose of the Megapixel Photography Club is to give students an opportunity to learn photography. The main activities of the club are learning how to shot good photographs, Photoshop tricks and practicing.

Contact: Ani Jilavyan ani_jilavyan@edu.aua.am

Meetings: If you want to attend a club meeting, please contact Ani Jilavyan.

 


 

 

Finance Club

Purpose: Finance Club is engaged in finance-related activities. It includes such directions as corporate finance, investment banking, sales and trading, etc. Our main activities are the following:

  • Research and analysis of financial statements and markets for different organizations and institutions
  • Participation in the internships, conferences, competitions, and career fairs in the field of finance

The aim of the club is to create a platform and to support the students in their learning process, practice, identification of the job opportunities in a career in finance, and choosing the one that will best fit him or her.

Contact: Gor Hakobyan, Gor_hakobyan@edu.aua.am

Other information: If you want to find out more about Finance Club, visit our Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/auafinanceclub/


 

Speak Up Club

Purpose: This public speaking club aims to give every student an opportunity to improve their public speaking skills.The skill of public speaking is not only a step to achieve success but also a way of self-expression. AUA “Speak-up” Club is a great platform for the students to speak
up and make their voices heard. Our club provides the opportunity for students to choose a topic and prepare a speech. We help them to polish their speeches and overcome the fear of public speaking. Also, we provide the opportunity to give individual speeches (a new format practiced only by this club). We provide a friendly and very supportive environment for our members to develop and engage in our public speaking activities. We offer many different roles for students who do not want to give speeches, such as club ambassador, listener, article writer and editor, photographer, videographer and so on. Our club’s mission is to help students to develop their speaking and communication skills and to learn to express themselves in the most effective way.

Contact: Margarita Dadyan, margarita_dadyan@edu.aua.am 

Membership link: https://goo.gl/forms/hPNMOEXPrQ314j5p2
“Speak-up” webpage: https://speakup365.wordpress.com
“Speak-up” FB page: https://www.facebook.com/auaspeakupclub/
“Speak-up” email: speak-up@edu.aua.am

 


C Major Choir Club

Purpose: This club will provide an opportunity to sing classical, gospel, and pop music.

Contact: Selin Sarkis Grekorian, Selin_grekorian@edu.aua.am