On 22 February, the 2nd year students of Russian Philology held a discussion "a New vector in the development of the state" dedicated to the annual Message of the President of RK N..Nazarbayev's "Third modernization: global competitiveness". The main topic of discussion was the fourth item of the President's address - education. This point is key in the life of modern youth and the future of Kazakhstan. The round table ended with a heated discussion and was useful for students of our University.