Students of OSTU have an opportunity to be involved in various sport activities: football, volleyball, basketball, powerlifting, weightlifting, athletics, tennis, badminton, rhythmic gymnastics, swimming, skiing and chess.

OSTU campus located in the heart of Omsk city comprises of 7 academic buildings, active training ground of railway equipment, 8 student residence halls, canteen, health centre, culture and recreational complex, sports grounds and gyms.

The core staff of the University numbers ca. 500 lecturers, of which 74% hold academic degrees and ranks: 12% are Doctors of Science and Professors and 62% are Candidates of Science (PhDs) and Associate Professors. 18 lecturers among the leading scientists of OSTU are either full members or corresponding members of public Academies of Science.