Department of Art and creativity

Special attention is paid to discovery of student creativity in S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University. In this direction faculty of arts and creativity works at the university. Dean of the faculty is B.T.Baysagatov, an honoured Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, professor. Deputy Dean is M.M.Batyrbekov.

There work the following specialists-professors in this department:   
- "Akzhelken" – student’s theater (directors are N.Vakhitov, A.Bayadilova);   
- Vocal group (director is T.Zheldibaev);    
- Dance Ensemble "Shattyk" (art director is A.Shamshiev);      
- National-instrumental Ensemble "Shabyt" (director is A.Kereev);     
- Command of club of the cheerful and sharp-witted "KazATU team" (director is A.Danabekuly).                  

We should note the achievements of the student theater "Akzhelken". This theater annually performs the plays of famous Kazakh and foreign dramatists. At this time the theatre has the following performances on its repertoire: “Kushik kuyeu (henpecked husband)” the author is T.Akhanov, “Mahabbat bar ma? (Is there love?)” the author is S.Balgabayev, “Mahabbat pen kessapat (love and misdeed)” the author is R.Ibrayev, “Ya tozhe hochu byt’ schastlivoi (I also want to be happy)” the author is Ch.Aitmatov and many other performances.

In 2012 student theatre presented premiere of the play “Akyn men azhal (Poet and Death)”, dedicated to professional and personal life, cultural heritage of poet S.Seifullin. Performance of such plays has become a heart-warming tradition of this collective. This opus was specially written for students of the theatre “Akzhelken”, G.E.Eshtanayev, poet, a member of the Writers' Union of Kazakhstan.  

Today student theater “Ak zhelken” still amazes audience with their performances. Recently plays such as “Zholayyryk (crossroad)” and “Akyn men azhal (Poet and Death)” were performed. In the near future writing of opuses for student theater, “Zhol bassy (a start in life)” dedicated to living and experience of writer S.Seifullin, and opus “Menin ne zhazygym edi? (What is my fault?)” for purposes of religious extremism among young people.

All dramatic plays of student theater “Akzhalken” will be performed in three languages.

In November 28, 2016 in K.Kuanyshbeyev Kazakh dramatic theater student theater for the first time presented a play “Akyn men azhal” written by G.Eshtanayev in the English language.

In addition, there is a Club of guitarists "Nirvana" that has been organized according to the initiative of students of the university. More than 20 students of the club are involved in different activities. Chairman of “Nirvana” club is a student of energy faculty Baybolov Yerkebulan. In November 2016 at the initiative of students, club of instrumentalists “Imperiya muzyki” was created. The aim of the club is the development of music-creative abilities, formation of performing skills, acquisition of the main technical means of guitar phonation, aiding to physical development of students. Chairman of the club is a student of faculty of computer systems and vocational education Toktarov Duman. Students actively participate in all cultural events organized in university and dormitories.          Nowadays, to emphasize the art life of the university, we can proudly say that our university takes part in many kinds of Republican and city competitions and win prizes.

In particular, in 2014 within organization of the Republican Union "Club of the cheerful and sharp-witted of Kazakhstan" among all major league teams,  University team of club of the cheerful and sharp-witted team have become vice champions.

In November 14, 2016 within organization of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republican Union of “Club of the cheerful and sharp-witted of Kazakhstan” dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan was held game Zhaimardan. Among 20 teams, according to the results of the game team "KazATU team" took the second place.

In 2016 team of Club of the cheerful and sharp-witted became champions of in the regional league "Irtysh".

In November 20, 2016 within organization of the Republican Union "Club of the cheerful and sharp-witted Kazakhstan" dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Kazakhstan there was held urban game of club of the cheerful and sharp-witted "Zhaidarman". Among the 20 strongest teams, the team  "Energo", according to the results of the game took honorable second place.

Dance ensemble "Shattyk" from year to year takes part in many competitions. For example, in the annual youth festival "Zhastar Zhalyn" dance ensemble "Shattyk" is a four-time champion of the festival.

In April 13, 2016 within support of the party "Nur Otan", youth branch "Zhas Otan" and the city Department of Youth Policy of Astana among students of higher educational institutions of the capital was hosted the final gala concert of creative festival "Zhastar zhalyny- 2016".

The competition was consisted of 10 nominations: "Pop Song", "Folk and Modern Dance", "The best team fans", "Best Student Club", "The best volunteer project," "Poetry Contest", "Quest" game, competition "What? Where? When?", "Playing on musical instruments "and "Best video".

S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University was awarded with Grand Prix by decision of festival jury.