The academic year is coming to an end, and there are two bachelor's programmes for which it was the first one. We talked to students of the 'International Bachelor's in Business and Economics' and 'Media Communications' programmes about their studies, favourite subjects and new skills.
Evenings in St Petersburg gradually become warmer. The most pleasant way to spend them is outdoors with a book—in particular when you are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city. Victor Krakovich, Academic Supervisor of the programme 'International Bachelor’s in Business and Economics', tells which book will teach you to manage the fuss, where to find the meaning of life and what theory a Nobel laureate in economics Richard Thaler came up with.
Olga Makarova is a lecturer at the School of Economics and Management, HSE University-St Petersburg. In the 90s, she was one of the lucky people who were good at Economics and foreign languages. Thanks to that, for a long time, she was working as a financial executive for such large companies as AT&T, Gillette CIS, Tele2, Pratt & Whitney. Then she transferred to the education and consulting spheres. Read about how prof Makarova started her career and what the students should make a note of in the article.
This is what Dr Manoj Sharma believes. At the beginning of this academic year, he became Vice President of HSE University-St Petersburg and has started to supervise the international activities of the campus, from the academic mobility programmes to partnerships with world universities. We spoke to him about language barriers, key tasks, and Russian peculiarities.