The Senior Division of ENU named after L.N. Gumilyov
The Senior Division of the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilyov was established in execution of the Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan No.1403 dated November 6, 2001, order of the Minister of Defense and Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan No.57/73 dated 19/6 February 2002.
In accordance with Order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated January 14, 2002, Colonel Baygazin, Sansyzbay Tulegenovich, was appointed to a position of the Head of the Senior Division.
In accordance with an order of Rector Zholdasbekov, Myrzatay Zholdasbekovich, the senior division was included in the structure of the university and rooms in the 2nd and 3rd floors of block B of the Institute of Technical Sciences and cells for automotive and armoured vehicles were assigned.
In the period from March to August 2002 the senior division had been refurbished and equipped, classrooms equipped with the necessary technical means of training and education, methodical manuals and tutorials over disciplines had been developed.
The originators of the senior division were: Colonel S. Baygazin, Colonel B. Turmankulov, Captain K. Nurmashev, Majors B. Nurmakhanov, B. Amanbayev, O. Ashirbekov, senior lieutenant M. Kusainov, Lieutenant Colonel M. Kogabaev, Captain D. Akhanov, Reserve Colonels V. Mashinetsky, D. Pavlov, M. Arslanbayev, clerks T. Naumova, G. Bukowskaya, S. Zhumabekova, G. Zhienkulova.
In August 2002 the readiness of the senior division for military training of students was examined by the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Considering the numerous requests of graduate students wishing to undergo the military training, in coordination with the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan students were admitted to an accelerated program.
Academic year in the senior division started on September 2, 2002.