On February 9, HSE University – St. Petersburg opened its doors to students of the "Higher School of Equality", an organization originally established on the Moscow campus. Ekaterina Guzieva, member of the "Free Edition", who attended opening ceremony, explains what "Higher School of Equality" will do in St. Petersburg and why it should be attended by everyone who wants to engage in the scientific issues of gender equality and equity.
Marica Sharashenidze is a young researcher from the USA. She was an associate at HSE Laboratory of Sociology in Education and Science in 2016/2017 academic year. In the spring of 2016, she graduated from Rice University in Houston (Texas) with a bachelor's degree. While still a student of the last year, she wrote to professor Alexandrov, Director of Laboratory of Sociology in Education and Science, that she would like to come and do her research project in the Laboratory. From September 2016 to July 2017 Marika lived in St. Petersburg and studied migrant children in St. Petersburg schools. We talked to Marika about her research and how she spent this year in Russia.
Director of HSE University Saint Petersburg, Sergey Kadochnikov, spoke to us about the value of study abroad experiences and how students can benefit from participating in international exchange programmes.
In line with its strategic focus of internationalization, HSE University has been putting together a portfolio of educational programmes. Over the last few months, dramatic changes have been implemented and the range of educational programmes has been enhanced. Deputy Director, Natalia Chicherina, comments on how the university encourages teaching in English.
Second-year student on the programme 'Applied and Interdisciplinary History. Usable Pasts' Sofia Chernysheva shares her experience of spending an exchange semester at the Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic).
International Business and Management Studies student from Hungary speaks on how is it to develop your skills with HSE, to live in St. Petersburg coping with sombre part of the year, as well as to pick the university of your dream.
Climate Mitigation, Trade and International law: Dr Margaret Young Took Part in HSE St Petersburg's Seminar
Melbourne Law School Associate Professor Dr Margaret Young took part in 'Nationally Determined Contributions to Climate Mitigation, Trade and International Law' seminar recently held at HSE St. Petersburg.
From January 5 to 20 2018, HSE in St. Petersburg for the second time hosted a special J-Term programme for American students from Smith and Amherst Colleges, as well as the University of Massachusetts Amherst.