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Thanks to the donation of JSC Olainfarm, Riga Stradiņš University Faculty of Law will implement virtual reality technologies

on March 10, 2020

JSC Olainfarm donation (EUR 10 000) will ensure the promotion of digitalization of the study process for the law students of Riga Stradiņš University (RSU). Thanks to the donation, RSU Faculty of Law will digitalize the range of study courses offered using virtual reality technology in the learning process.

“Modernization and digitalization of the study process is important in all fields of study including specific courses implemented by Riga Stradiņš University such as Medical Law, Health Care Organizational Law, Biomedical Legal Problems and Pharmaceutical Law. The donation given by JSC Olainfarm is an invaluable support in getting as many students as possible to obtain an education matching all modern requirements,” said the Dean and professor Dr. iur Andrejs Vilks, Faculty of Law Riga Stradiņš University. The formal event was also attended by Rīgas Stradiņš University  study protector Prof. Dr. habil. paed. Tatjana Koķe.

“The key to any success is hard work, courage, true dedication as well as good education. JSC Olainfarm is pleased to be able to support the modernization of the learning program, because we are convinced that innovations and high quality of production go hand in hand with our investment in new talents. We are grateful to Riga Stradiņš University for the high-level specialists that we would be glad to see amongst our colleagues in future. If any young person is still trying to decide on his or her future career, pharmacy and chemistry combined with jurisprudence are definitely promising fields,” says JSC Olainfarm Member of the Management Board Milana Beleviča, who has completed Law program at Riga Stradiņš University.

Modernization of study programs

With the help of the donated funds, the Faculty of Law will purchase virtual reality goggles and a virtual reality platform will be developed that will allow to create the experience of legal situations. In this way, students studying pharmaceutical law will have the opportunity to develop and strengthen their theoretical knowledge, skills and competences on the nature of the legal issues specific to pharmaceutical law as well as conduct appropriate case studies.

Whereas, by using the virtual reality goggles and virtual reality platforms, students in the field of medical law will be able to gain practical and theoretical knowledge, skills and competences concerning patient and health professionals’ legal relationships.

Riga Stradiņš University Faculty of Law provides a full cycle of law studies – an academic bachelor’s degree, academic and professional master’s degree, as well as doctoral study programs.

JSC Olainfarm social responsibility activities are aimed at the community – supporting health care and a healthy lifestyle, science and education, culture and succession of employees.

Thanks to the donation of JSC Olainfarm, Riga Stradiņš University Faculty of Law will implement virtual reality technologies