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From Ozon to 'Tinkoff': Graduate of the Programme 'Economics' on His Work of Analyst

From Ozon to 'Tinkoff': Graduate of the Programme 'Economics' on His Work of Analyst
Alexander Senatorov finished the Bachelor's programme 'Economics' in 2022. Back in his student years, he started his career as an analyst: firstly, he won an internship at 'Ozon Camp' and then became a junior marketing analyst. After graduation, Alexander took an interest in product analytics. After six interviews, he joined the gamification team at 'Tinkoff'. Find out about the career path of the graduate in the article.

'I am Interested in a Career in Academia the Most': HSE Graduate About His Admissions to China

'I am Interested in a Career in Academia the Most': HSE Graduate About His Admissions to China
Peking University is one of the twenty best universities in the world according to two rankings—Times Higher Education and QS. It is hard to enrol there but quite possible for the graduates of HSE University-St Petersburg. Kirill Kravtsov managed to enrol there straight away after the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies'. In the record of the graduate are four internships in Chinese universities and several articles. We talked to Kirill about his studies in China and development within HSE University.

Initiation, Lectures and a Lot of Music: What We Will Remember About HSE SPB DAY 2023

Initiation, Lectures and a Lot of Music: What We Will Remember About HSE SPB DAY 2023
HSE SPB Day has been held at Sevkabel Port in the open air. HSE students were congratulated on the beginning of the academic year by the trustees, faculty deans, and the rousing HSE Dance Club. The first-years had an initiation ceremony, participated in activities from student clubs, and danced to popular songs on the Gulf of Finland. They received well wishes from the professors, representatives of large companies and, of course, student organisations. Find out how the first-years spent the day and what they remember most about the event.

‘Any Event is Firstly About Emotions, for Both Me and the Participants’

‘Any Event is Firstly About Emotions, for Both Me and the Participants’
Classes at the Hermitage, internships at the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre, cooperation with Sevkabel Port—all these things are part of student life on the Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management'. Over the last year, Alisa Chernova, second-year student of the programme, has managed to study Dutch art in St Petersburg's main museum, attend the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre, and help organise the CIBA-2023 cultural event. Find out about these and Alisa's dream project in this interview.

‘I Simply Need to Want It—And Everything Will Be Within Reach’

‘I Simply Need to Want It—And Everything Will Be Within Reach’
In her fourth and final year, Veronika Gareeva, a student of the Bachelor's track 'Environment and Interior', studied at Politecnico di Milanо under the academic mobility programme. She did so while working on her thesis project at the HSE Art and Design School and, as a result, enrolled in a master's programme at the Italian university. In this interview, Veronika talks about her studies in Italy and shares her personal story.

'I Submitted My Documents to Three Universities: Oxford, Cambridge and the London School of Economics. I was Accepted in All Three'

'I Submitted My Documents to Three Universities: Oxford, Cambridge and the London School of Economics. I was Accepted in All Three'
At HSE University-St Petersburg, except for the main learning trajectory, over two years, the students master an additional one—a minor. It can help to find new optics for research, choose a profession or simply broaden the horizons. A minor helped Tatyana Novotolskaya, a graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics', not only find a new area for research but also get enrolled in the Master's programme at Oxford University. Find out more about all these things and some pieces of advice for prospective students in our interview.

HSE University-St Petersburg Celebrates Graduation 2023

HSE University-St Petersburg Celebrates Graduation 2023
HSE University-St Petersburg has held the traditional graduation ceremony for bachelor's and master's students. The 'Arena' event hall hosted more than 5,000 people: graduates and their loved ones, students, lecturers and deans. This year, HSE diplomas were awarded to more than 1,700 students, 295 of whom received honours diplomas. Read on to find out about the highlights of the 2023 graduation ceremony.

'It Was a Kaleidoscope of Emotions'—Daria Shturma on Organising Events for SDS, Curatorship and Friendship

'It Was a Kaleidoscope of Emotions'—Daria Shturma on Organising Events for SDS, Curatorship and Friendship
A graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'International Business and Management', Daria Shturma, managed to try herself in various aspects of extracurricular life over four years of studies. She organised lots of events, was a curator for first-years, a host for several Doors Open Days and the SEM Ball. We talked to Daria about interesting stories from the life of an organiser, a new event of management curators and friendship.

'University is a Community of Both Current and Future Professionals': How HSE Orientation Week Went

'University is a Community of Both Current and Future Professionals': How HSE Orientation Week Went
HSE Orientation Week came to an end. It was organised by the Career Centre and the Alumni Community. Within a week, there were 12 meetings at HSE University-St Petersburg in which 40 alumni of the campus and 350 first-years took part. The alumni shared with the students their experience in career building and discussed the issues of employment. Read about the impressions of the organisers and participants in the article.

'It is Crucial for Graduates to Get out of the 'Comfort Zone'

'It is Crucial for Graduates to Get out of the 'Comfort Zone'
Adelina Ishmuratova graduated from the 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' programme, having defended her thesis concerning exporting organization to the PRC. Currently, Adelina has experience in attracting investments in the SEZ 'Alabuga', as well as in the Investment Development Agency of the Moscow Region. In our interview, she shares insights on working in a special economic zone and recommendations for building her career path.