The Summer School of the Francophone Organisation on European Studies and Education in Social Sciences (OFFRES - Organisation francophone pour la formation et la recherche européennes en sciences humaines) was held at the beginning of July 2019 in St. Petersburg with the support of HSE University. The school brought together 60 researchers from almost 20 countries. Over the course of a week, school participants organised lectures and seminars around the theme, 'Empires: Centre and Periphery' in 5 areas: cinema, literature, philosophy, history, and political science.
The Student Sports Club and the Department for Physical Education received a grant from the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs to host the Students EURO CUP 2020, which will coincide with the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.
The graduation ceremony for the HSE SPb graduates of 2019 took place on June 29. The guests of honor were presented their diplomas by Sergey Kadochnikov, Director of the Campus, as well as their academic supervisors and teachers. The celebration overflowed with emotions, well wishes, and rousing music—what more do you need for a memorable commencement?
On June 24-28, HSE University – St Petersburg will be hosting HSE Fest, an international festival featuring university startups. 22 teams from 10 countries, including the HSE SPb team, ‘Sphere’, will be competing for grants in support of tech startups.
This year's theme of the International Partners Week held this past May was ‘Nurturing Global Citizens for a Global World’. Participants gathered to discuss common issues that universities face in regard to internationalisation, exchange approaches to implementing the Global Citizens concept, visit the university’s facilities, acquaint HSE SPb students with universities overseas, and, of course, enjoy St Petersburg’s White Nights.
On May 20-22, the HSE – St Petersburg welcomes representatives of its academic partners and specialised organisations in higher education. Participants of the International Partners Week 2019 will share their experiences with implementing strategic projects as part of the Global Citizens concept at their universities.
On May 14, HSE University – St Petersburg welcomed a group of students from Tallinn Linnamae Russian Lyceum. Their visit took place within the framework of the ‘Day of Universities’ organised by the administration of the Lyceum to acquaint students with the leading universities of St Petersburg.
Recently, HSE University and Korean Air have signed an agreement which is valid till March 15, 2020 and covers flights to Eastern and Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania.
This year is coming to an end. 2018 means a lot to us, because it has been the anniversary year of the campus. And now, on the eve of the New Year's holidays, it is time to look back and share our dreams and plans for the future.