Last week at HSE University – St. Petersburg turned out to be really eventful. First of all, we finally met our international freshmen, or at least most of them. The orientation sessions, subsequent the Common Arrival Days, offered a chance to get acquainted with people, resources and processes. Secondly, we celebrated HSE SPb Day devoted to the anniversary of the campus – it has turned twentythis year! During these years we have been dreaming about many things, but who don’t when they are young.
Addie Bacon, an American student from Smith College, who studies the Russian language and literature in the US. She had spent six months at HSE University St. Petersburg attending ‘Russian, Eurasian, and Post-Soviet Studies Programme’. Before she left to go back home we asked her a few questions about her experience studying and living in Russia.
On July 3, HSE University in St. Petersburg hosted honoured representatives from National Economics University (NEU) at its campus. The meeting was intended on enhancing international cooperation between two universities in different spheres.
On June 15, HSE University in St. Petersburg hosted the Russian-Chinese Forum on International Academic Cooperation and Entrepreneurship. The forum was dedicated to the development of bilateral cooperation in education, talent exchange and business development.
This spring, HSE University - St. Petersburg has been especially lucky with old and new friends coming to visit. From 14th to 30th of May we hosted a group from University of Dayton, Ohio, that came to participate in the programme ‘Tolstoy’s Russia’ and to learn more about the past and present of our country.
On May 30, a group of students from Lingnan university (Hong Kong) visited HSE University – Saint-Petersburg. The trip was organized as a part of their educational tour within the Lingnan High-Flyers programme, which is aimed at encouraging outstanding students with entrepreneurial mindset and leadership.
The International Partners Week “Universities: How to be a step ahead” took place at HSE University - St. Petersburg on May 14-16, 2018.
Leading representatives of business and creative industry chaired by Mikhail Oseevsky, president of Rostelecom, joined the Board of Trustees of HSE University St. Petersburg. The new institution was created in order to help the university achieve long-term goals.
Recently, the third National Platform ESN Russia was held on the basis of the HSE University – St. Petersburg. Elvira Spasskih, the President of ESN HSE St. Petersburg, will tell you more about what is ESN and how this event was organized by #HSESPb.
In the first part of his story Charlie Song shared how he had decided to study in St. Petersburg. The second part of Charlie's story is dedicated to his everyday life in this city and includes some useful tips for future international students