The Belarusian-Russian University is not only a leading scientific and educational institution, but also a cultural centre of the region. In its extracurricular activities the University pursues such priorities as patriotism, ideological, moral, spiritual and aesthetic values; besides it pays a lot of attention to sports activities.
Much work on the implementation of state youth policy is done by the University organizations: NGO “Belarusian Republican Youth Union” and the Students' Trade Union Organization. The University Students' Council also carries out remarkable work.
The students of the University are involved in volunteer movement as well. The volunteer clubs “From Heart to Heart” and “The Spring of Mercy” provide support to the patients of the Psychoneurological Hospital (Soltanovka, Mogilev district), the children of Mogilev Orphanage No 1 and Mogilev hospice, World War II veterans, and the disabled children of the Belarusian Association of Assistance to Children and Young People with Disabilities.
The City Club of Intellectual Games was founded at the University more than 15 years ago. Every year, in November and March, the University becomes the capital of intellectual games. Teams from universities of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine take part in the international festivals “Winter Fox” and "March Lion".
The international festival of popular songs “Students' Listopad” and the festival of modern pop dance "Dance 100%" have already become a tradition. Every year, major cultural events among students are a festival of students' amateur art activity “Students' Spring” and a contest of beauty and grace "Miss Spring".
The KVN movement (students' comedy clubs) is very popular among students. Two festivals of KVN teams are held at the University. The University teams are participants and winners of Mogilev Regional KVN League, the Interregional KVN League “Polessye”, the International Union of KVN, the Podmoskovnaya KVN League, the International Festival KiViN (Sochi).
The University has good sports facilities. The most popular sports are judo, sambo, polyathlon, basketball, powerlifting, arm-wrestling, weight-lifting. The University teams are winners of regional, national and international competitions. Much attention is paid to the secondary employment and labor education of students. Every year, about 200 participants of student construction teams work at the national economy facilities. Student construction teams are winners of regional and national competitions “Youth. Labor. Romance”.