One of the forms of non-class work contributing to the scientific research of students at the department is their participation in the discussion club of students, PhD students and young scientists of the department, which has been functioning for over 10 years., the urgent problems associated with modern socio-geographical research, development of science itself, scientific researches of youth, etc. are discussed at the meetings of the discussion club, held in accordance with the approved plan. Involving students in this form of non-class work contributes to increasing their creative activity, multiplies the contribution of young researchers in the research activities of the department. In 2021-2022 academic year 7 meetings of the discussion club were held, including 2 the meeting has been held remotely since March.
The Department of Human Geography and Regional Studies holds scientific and methodological seminars every month, in which students, PhD students, doctoral students, young lecturers and researchers report on the results of personal research. In the 2021-2022 academic year 6 scientific and methodological seminars were held.
Participation in scientific and practical, scientific and theoretical, scientific and methodological conferences is one of the forms of students’ research work in a higher educational institutions. Every year an International Scientific and Practical Conference for Students, PhD students and Young Scientists" "Region: Human-Geographical Aspects" is held at the department. Under the lecturers’ supervision students of the department prepare abstracts and articles which are result of their research work; during the conference at the plenary and sectional meetings they make presentation and discuss the main results of their own research, as well as results of research by other participants in the conference.
During 2021-2022 students of the department took an active part in educational and scientific events, in particular, in the University competition of student scientific papers in natural sciences, Kharkiv regional competition of student scientific papers in natural sciences.
G. Karaichentseva took the 2nd place at the university stage of the All-Ukrainian competition of student scientific works, the 6th place in the ranking list of participants of the All-Ukrainian competition of student scientific works in the field of knowledge "Geography";
V. Mirenkova took the 1st place at the university stage of the All-Ukrainian competition of student scientific works, 21st place in the ranking list of participants of the All-Ukrainian competition of student scientific works in the field of knowledge "Geography";
E. Karpikova, a 4th-year student was awarded an academic scholarship named after the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred for the 2021/2022 academic year, majoring in Geography.
V. Mirenkova, a 4th-year student of the Economic, Social Geography and Regional Development Program. Winner of the city competition Young Person of the Year 2021 in the nomination "Students of higher education institutions of III-IV levels of accreditation".
Komyshan R., a 1st-year student of the "Economic, Social Geography and Regional Development" EPP is a Laureate of the city's Young Person of the Year 2021 competition in the "Public Activity" category.
V. Kozak, a 4th-year student of the EPP "Economic, Social Geography and Regional Development", head of the Student Council of the university campus was awarded the Thanks of the primary trade union organization for students, postgraduates and doctoral students of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University for fruitful cooperation, significant personal contribution to development of student self-government.
G Karaichentseva,a 4th-year student of the, OPP "Economic, Social Geography and Regional Development", an employee of the Educational Center of Social, Educational and Extra-Educational Activities of Karazin University was awarded a letter of thanks from the Department of Education and Science of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration for the creativity and responsibility of organizing and conducting university-wide events within the framework of " Nights of Science - 2021".
A. Samoilova, a 3rd-year student, won the 3rd place in the Second Urban Photography Competition on the topic "Everyday Life in Urban Space", which was held by the Department of Economic and Social Geography of Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University (May 19, 2022).
During the 1st semester of 2021-2022 academic year Mirenkova V.R., a 4th-year undergraduate student studied at the University of Girona (Spain) under the Erasmus+ international credit mobility program.
During the II semester of 2021-2022 academic year 9 students of the department (Karpikova E.E., Kozak V.S., Maksymova D.O., Palii O.R., Plotnikova A.E., Poprozman I.I., Slieptsova A.O., Ushkvarok D.O., Tsygan V.S.) studied at the University of Ostrava under the Erasmus+ international credit mobility program.