The year is slowly coming to an end. It is high time to remember the major achievements of the campus, its staff and students and thank each other for our joint efforts and stamina. Read on to find out about the activities of the campus over the last year. And Happy New Year! May you have enough energy and inspiration for new achievements!
On December 9, 2022, first-year students of the Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management' visited the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre. Olesya Markova, staff member of the New Stage, told the students about the complex organisational structure of the venue and demonstrated the capabilities of the theatre space. She also explained the specifics of the art management profession.
HSE Orientation Week came to an end. It was organised by the Career Centre and the Alumni Community. Within a week, there were 12 meetings at HSE University-St Petersburg in which 40 alumni of the campus and 350 first-years took part. The alumni shared with the students their experience in career building and discussed the issues of employment. Read about the impressions of the organisers and participants in the article.
This year, HSE University-St Petersburg's traditional HSE SPB Day event returned in an offline format. It was held on September 11 in the Sevkabel Port creative space. Students, lecturers, the administration and partners of the campus met by the Gulf of Finland to celebrate the brightest holiday of the autumn, which symbolised the beginning of the academic year and an initiation ceremony for first-year students.
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.
'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.
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.
Evgeny Akulov and Evgeniya Zubko, graduates of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics', took part in the World Universities Debating Championships Belgrade 2022. They qualified for the playoffs and were ranked among the top 10 teams in the category 'English as a Foreign Language'.
On July 1, more than 1,500 newly qualified bachelor’s and master’s graduates of HSE University-St Petersburg celebrated with their mentors at the campus’s traditional joint graduation ceremony. The event was an especially major personal event for one graduate, who received a marriage proposal during the ceremony.
After a long break, HSE-St Petersburg has hosted Cultures Day—an event that unites cultures from all over the world under the same roof. Visitors could forget about deadlines for a day and instead focus on films, friendly conversations, dancing and tasty treats.