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Illustration for news: Student Handbook for First-Year Students: What, Why, and How

Student Handbook for First-Year Students: What, Why, and How

With the new academic year starting, first-year students of HSE University-St Petersburg have lots of questions about different aspects of student life. They can find answers to all these questions in the Student Handbook.

Illustration for news: 'I Expect to Meet a Lot of New People During This Academic Year': First Meeting with International Students

'I Expect to Meet a Lot of New People During This Academic Year': First Meeting with International Students

On August 29, in the building on Kantemirovskaya street, there was the meeting with international students of Bachelor's and Master's programmes. The event welcomed 60 English- and Russian-speaking students. During the meeting, they got to know each other, explored all the corners of the building, and learnt about the peculiarities of studying at HSE University. We will tell you about how the pre-holiday event went.

Illustration for news: Ilya Nelyubov on Studying Political Science and Double Degree Programme

Ilya Nelyubov on Studying Political Science and Double Degree Programme

Ilya Nelyubov is a 2022 graduate of the Bachelor’s programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. He shared his story beginning with the admissions to Political Science and ending with the double degree programme and the Master's programme at the University of Bologna.

Illustration for news: HSE University is Consistently in the Top-5 of the Best Russian Universities according to the Shanghai Ranking

HSE University is Consistently in the Top-5 of the Best Russian Universities according to the Shanghai Ranking

HSE University has improved its positions in the Shanghai Ranking (ARWU) thanks to continued improvement in several indicators. For the second year in a row, HSE has ranked 4th or 5th among Russian universities, while globally, it has improved its rank to now being in the 601–700 group.

Illustration for news: 'I Have Never Regretted Entering 'Sociology' Programme'

'I Have Never Regretted Entering 'Sociology' Programme'

Alina Kamanina is a graduate of the Bachelor's Programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics' at HSE University – Saint Petersburg. She has been working as a game analyst in 'G5 Entertainment AB' company for two years. We talked to the graduate about how she entered the game industry, what criteria she used to choose a university and why critical thinking is the main university skill, in her opinion.

Illustration for news: Anzhelika Bobryshova on Academic Mobility in University of South Korea, Travelling Around the Country and Impressions of the Capital

Anzhelika Bobryshova on Academic Mobility in University of South Korea, Travelling Around the Country and Impressions of the Capital

This year Anzhelika Bobryshova, the student of the Bachelor’s programme 'Asian and African Studies', has gone to Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea to participate in the academic mobility programme. She has been working towards this trip for many years. We found out what was memorable about this trip for Anzhelika and what places she recommended visiting.

Illustration for news: 'Hot, Interesting, and Eventful': Andrey Vovk on the International Summer School in Uzbekistan

'Hot, Interesting, and Eventful': Andrey Vovk on the International Summer School in Uzbekistan

In July, three students of HSE University-St Petersburg took part in the 'Uzbekistan—Land of Tolerance' International Summer School at the National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek. The HSE students attended lectures on the history and culture of Uzbekistan and saw the sights of Tashkent and Bukhara. Andrey Vovk, student of the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies', shared his impressions of the Summer School.

Illustration for news: 'Academic Mobility Has Made Two of My Dreams Come True at Once'

'Academic Mobility Has Made Two of My Dreams Come True at Once'

While studying at HSE University-St Petersburg, students can take part in academic mobility programme with the universities of other countries. Among our partners are University of Rome Tor Vergata, Pompeu Fabra University, Seoul National University and others. Sometimes students go abroad to study in-person, sometimes they do it online because of the pandemic. We talked to the students who have taken part in the academic mobility programme with foreign universities this year.

Illustration for news: 'Studying and Living in Russia Is so Enriching, Fun and Interesting'

'Studying and Living in Russia Is so Enriching, Fun and Interesting'

Under an agreement between HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Trento (UniTrento), students of the Master’s programme 'Modern Social Analysis' can participate in a double degree track. Cecilia Brazioli, from Italy, is a participant of the track who shared her impressions of studying in Russia.

Illustration for news: Liudmila Veselova on Career Opportunities of Orientalists-Sinologists

Liudmila Veselova on Career Opportunities of Orientalists-Sinologists

Alexandra Polosukhina, manager of Career Centre, talked to Liudmila Veselova, Academic Supervisor of the Master's programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’, about the employment of the graduated sinologists.