The start of a new academic year is an excellent time to plan the next steps in your academic career. On September 1, HSE University announced the start of its annual Student Research Paper Competition (SRPC-2022). Participation is open to students of Russian and international universities and to 2022 graduates. Last year, a total of 2,196 papers were submitted to the SRPC, of which 435 were from external participants.
HSE University-St Petersburg at the Opening Ceremony of the Competition 'St. Petersburg Young Design 2022'
On September 15, the competition 'St. Petersburg Young Design 2022' was opened in the amphitheatre of the Kirov Palace of Culture. This competition is for the young designers. Among the organisers was HSE University-St Petersburg. Anna Tyshetskaya, the Director of HSE Campus in St. Petersburg, and Dmitry Kharshak, the Head of HSE Art and Design School, attended the opening ceremony.
The traditional event at HSE University-St Petersburg—HSE SPB Day—came back to an offline format. It was held on September 11 in the creative space 'Sevkabel Port'. By the Gulf of Finland, students, lecturers, the administration and partners of the campus celebrated the brightest holiday of the autumn, which symbolised the beginning of the academic year and initiation ceremony for the first-year students.
Liudmila Veselova, the Academic Supervisor of the Master's Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' at HSE University-St Petersburg, participated in the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), which took place in Vladivostok, September 5-8. We asked Liudmila Veselova to share her impressions of the forum with us.
HSE University-St Petersburg invites its students and other guests to HSE SPb Day—the brightest holiday of this autumn. Participants will have a chance to meet student organisations of HSE University-St Petersburg, attend a theatre workshop, play a live chess game, listen to the lectures about the youth and enjoy the tracks by DJ Feel, which put everyone in a good mood.
In terms of digitalisation, the rapid development of virtual museums is a major phenomenon. However, while some issues in this field are clear on paper, the reality is less straightforward. In a new research paper, Irina Sizova, Associate Professor at the Department of Management, and her colleagues explore the legislative regulation of virtual museums in Russia. Irina explains in her new interview.
HSE University, along with the entire country, celebrates Knowledge Day and starts a new academic year. Anna Tyshetskaya, Director of HSE University-St Petersburg, congratulates the team on the first day of studies, talks about the results of the admission campaign, and reveals future plans.
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.
HSE University is one of the best Russian universities (4th place) and consistently ranks among the top 150 best universities in the world (142nd place) according to the Three University Missions world ranking that has been published since 2017.
'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.