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Illustration for news: 'HSE University is Beyond My Expectations'

'HSE University is Beyond My Expectations'

The first semester will come to an end soon. The students have already met their groupmates and lecturers, faced the first exams and got their first grades. We talked to our international first-year students and asked them about their impressions of the university and educational programmes.

Illustration for news: Strengthening scientific ties with Uzbekistan

Strengthening scientific ties with Uzbekistan

HSE professors took part in an international conference in Tashkent and held a number of guest lectures.

Illustration for news: 'Ask the Right Questions—It Will Help You Find Yourself'

'Ask the Right Questions—It Will Help You Find Yourself'

We talked to Anastasia Telichko, a 2022 graduate of HSE University-St Petersburg. Anastasia completed the Bachelor's programme 'International Business and Management Studies' (since 2022, the programme has been changed and is currently implemented as ‘International Bachelor's in Business and Economics’). Now she is open to new impressions and experience. Nowadays, the graduate is developing her career in the government of Primorsky Krai, engaging in the sustainable development issues. Read about her memories of the studies, a trip under the exchange programme and a very useful skill of asking yourself questions in this article.

Illustration for news: Political Science at HSE University-St Petersburg: Students Term Papers and Theses

Political Science at HSE University-St Petersburg: Students Term Papers and Theses

One of the most important deadline for the HSE students of each educational programme is the one for choosing the topic for term papers. For some people, it might be hard to define the area of their research interests due to the great variety of theories, events, and approaches. Others most likely have no idea what to write about. We will tell you what political scientists prepared the papers about last year and help to sort out the potential topics.

Illustration for news: 'I Enjoy the Challenges of My New Project. Such Difficulties Help You to Grow'

'I Enjoy the Challenges of My New Project. Such Difficulties Help You to Grow'

Nikita Barsukov graduated from the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science' in 2019 and the Master's programme 'Big Data Analytics for Business, Economics and Society' in 2021. During the senior years of his Bachelor's, a minor course helped Nikita to find his calling in software development. He is currently building his career in this field. In his interview, Nikita talks about his student years, finding a job of his liking, and the corporate culture of Tinkoff.

Illustration for news: Galina Shirokova: 'Creativity and Imagination Help in Any Career'

Galina Shirokova: 'Creativity and Imagination Help in Any Career'

Lecturers from HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Oregon (US) have designed a course aimed at developing creativity in business activities. Galina Shirokova, Professor at the Department of Management, talks about the course and shares her plans to develop imagination and creative thinking within the St Petersburg School of Economics and Management.

Illustration for news: 'People Abroad Are More Interested in Education—They Understand Why They Need It'

'People Abroad Are More Interested in Education—They Understand Why They Need It'

HSE University participates in numerous international exchange programmes. We spoke to Alla Nadezhina, a participant of one of these programmes, about her time at the University of Tartu.

Illustration for news: 'The Programme on Asian and African Studies Helps You Realise Yourself as a Specialist'

'The Programme on Asian and African Studies Helps You Realise Yourself as a Specialist'

What is life like for graduates of the Asian and African Studies programme at HSE University-St Petersburg? Where do they work? Where do they study? Which skills from university turn out to be the most useful? We spoke to Angelina Litvina, 2019 graduate of the Bachelor’s programme 'Asian and African Studies', to find out.

Illustration for news: International Admissions Have Started

International Admissions Have Started

On November 1, HSE University-St Petersburg started the international admissions campaign for the 2023/24 academic year. This year, the university offers 13 Bachelor's and 25 Master's programmes, four of which are new. We talked to the academic supervisors of the new programmes about the kind of students they expect to see and what future prospects graduates will have.

Illustration for news: 'Do Not Be Afraid to Be Active and Ambitious!'

'Do Not Be Afraid to Be Active and Ambitious!'

Arina Chebotareva is a 2022 graduate of the Master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia'. She successfully found employment in the partner company of the programme right after the internship. We asked Arina to tell us about her experience.