On March 11th, 2016, Yoshihiro Yamamura, Consul General of Japan in Saint Petersburg, visited the HSE campus in St. Petersburg. It turned out he loves Chekhov and Tchaikovsky, and took part in a performance on Blok’s works as a schoolboy.
February 10 is the national Diplomats' Day in Russia. The day before this professional holiday, the Consul General of the USA in St. Petersburg Mr. Thomas Leary discussed public diplomacy with students of HSE St. Petersburg International Business minor.
Professor Robert Kravchuk from Indiana Univresity has been invited to participate in the International Student Research Forum and the Winter School at HSE Univeristy - St. Petersburg at the beginning of February 2016.
The HSE Association of Students and Alumni of the CIS and Baltic Countries is expanding its presence and is currently transforming into the International Student Association. The Association invites all foreign students to join, not only those from CIS countries, but from the non-CIS as well. Below, the Association’s Chairperson, Tatyana Egai, and Deputy Chairman Alexei Belov, tell us what the Association is currently involved in.
The beginning of a new academic year is a good time to tell your classmates about your summer holidays. We asked the participants of our international Summer School “Russian Studies: Identity and Political Culture” to share their experiences.
Artyom Sedov, a student of HSE in St. Petersburg is currently pursuing his Master’s Programme in Marketing Technologies. Aside from studying, he is also participating in the volunteer programme called ”Student Buddies” — using his free time to help international students with everyday issues. Artyom gave an interview to the HSE news service about the buddy network.