HSE University in Saint Petersburg hosts more than 30 student’s clubs and projects, and this means that you can easily find new friends by doing what you like to do or by trying something new. We have gathered those clubs which are glad to welcome English-speaking newcomers.
Media & Communication
HSE Illuminated is an online magazine created in English for students by students to provide news, tips and advice, how-to and articles about non-academic activities, campus life, faces and organizations of HSE. Contact them via their page at HSE SPb website to share your stories!
Talking Crows is a discussion club that gives students a chance to practice English in a relaxed, informal environment, and to meet new people. Contact them on VK to get more information on next session’s topic and become a learner or a teacher!
The name of this club speaks for itself! The club has board games in English as well as games that do not require any language at all. Contact them on VK to make your move!
All fans of rowing, already having experience in this field, can turn to a club for classes there. You can contact them via their VK page.
HSE hosts a bunch of sport classes and sections that are open for every student – basketball, gymnastics, sports tourism, athletics and many more. Check the schedule and choose!
- one of the sports sections of the Higher School of Economics;
- a place where you can relax and chat with friends;
- a student club where you can check your level in chess;
- the opportunity to play chess, even if you are not from the HSE;
- HSE student organization that works in all buildings according to your schedule.
Do you like hiking? Never tried, but for a long time want to get into the tent-backpack world of tourism? Then join this club! Lectures and practical exercises await you, in which you will prepare for the trek, and of course, thousands of unpaved roads and new places that you will visit. To sign up for a club, you need to fill out a form on the club’s page on VK.
A studio of modern choreography 'Contemporary Dance Classes' has recently opened at the HSE St. Petersburg. All students, even beginners in dance, have the opportunity to attend classes and have a great time among other dance lovers. Do not forget at the beginning of the class to approach the coach and tell that you need instructions in English. You can find the schedule of classes on their VK page.
Assoсiation of International Students at HSE SPb is a platform, aimed to make a society of international students at University. Follow them on VK if you want to have support and assistance in adaptation in Russia; talk about the culture of your country and get acquainted with the customs and traditions of other peoples.
The main goal of the club is taking care of our planet and introducing students to the movement for the conservation of wildlife. Within the framework of the Green HSE activities, such events as collection of waste paper, organization of eco-lessons and support of various environmental actions of the city are held. The club sometimes holds its events not only in Russian, but also in English. Here is link to their VK page.
If you are fluent in Russian, you might find it useful to check all the variety of sections and clubs at HSE University - Saint Petersburg.
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