Studies and Mobility at HSE University in View of the Current International Situation: Answers to the Most Pressing Questions
Due to the situation in Ukraine, students and staff have a lot of questions regarding studies and academic mobility. Here are answers to the most frequent questions. This list will continue to be updated.
On February 25, at the initiative of the Student Council, a Situation Centre was created at HSE University. HSE University – St. Petersburg administration and the Student Council will take part in the joint organisation of the work of the Situation Centre. Psychologists, lawyers, employees of educational offices and other HSE departments will be involved in the work at the Centre.
«Diverse, inclusive and open-minded»: First-year students about the program in Political Science and World Politics
Every year many students from various regions of the world apply to the BA program in Political Science at HSE University. Our first-year students have shared their reasons to join the program, as well as their first impressions of the university and country.
Nikita Sidorov is a fourth-year student of the Political Science and World Politics programme. Recently he went on an academic exchange and spent a semester at one of the most prestigious universities in the world – University College of London (UCL). In this interview, he shared with the editorial board his impressions on the exchange semester.
Due to the threat of the spread of the novel coronavirus infection COVID-19 and in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation, HSE University – St. Petersburg will temporarily switch to a distance learning. The order signed by Anna Tyshetskaya, Director of HSE University’s campus in St. Petersburg.
The HSE St. Petersburg administration has issued an order ‘On the specifics of organizing the educational process with the participation of students and postgraduates of HSE University – St. Petersburg in the 2021–2022 academic year’. The order outlines measures to protect students from COVID-19 for the 2021/2022 academic year.
Many students from other countries join the BA Programme in Political Science and World Politics. We have asked our first-year students – Kanat Islambekov from Kazakhstan, Reynaldo Rodriguez from Honduras and Xing Xingmeng from China – to share their impressions about the programme.
The third annual International Model United Nations conference «HSEIMUN» took place at the HSE University in Saint-Petersburg on 9-11 April. This year it was held online and gathered more than 120 participants from 7 countries.
The international ambassador project is one of the leading projects by the international study office of the HSE University in St. Petersburg. This project helps to create awareness about the University in various countries and hometowns. We have talked to Ibuowo Grace, a fourth-year student of the BA Programme «Political Science and World Politics», who is serving her second year as the international student ambassador of the HSE University.