On June 18, the Flame of the 27th World University Summer Games visited the 30th city on the Torch Relay run, as inhabitants of the Republic of Bashkortostan host city of Ufa greeted the main symbol of the Universiade. The Torch arrived in Ufa after its previous stop in Orenburg. The 38 Torchbearers were the heroes of the Relay, carrying the Flame through the streets of the city.
Presidents of leading world universities will deliver presentations at the FISU Conference, titled 'University and Olympic Sport: Two Models - One Goal?' to be held on July 14-17 at the Main International Center (MIC) of the Universiade Village.