Student Day in Ukraine, as in many other countries around the world, is celebrated on November 17. The International Students' Day was set on Nov. 17, 1946 at the World Congress of the students, held in Prague in memory of Czech students-patriots.
Of course, this holiday is associated with youth, romance and fun, and its history, which began in Czechoslovakia during the Second World War, is associated with the tragic events. The reason for the establishment of the international day of students was the fascist assault on Prague University 1939 after the student’s demonstration against the occupation of Czechoslovakia.
Student Day in Ukraine was established under Presidential Decree in 1999. Earlier the student day in Ukraine was celebrated on 25th January (Tatiana's Day).