Anna Poberezhnaya, the first-year student of the Master’s Programme ‘Business and Politics in Modern Asia’, took part in a voluntary workcamp project in Japan. Anna and her volunteer mates were helping the people affected by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011, to become a part of the community of the cite they were moved to. Anna gave a little interview to Programme students and told which skills are required for volunteers in an East Asian country and what of experience did she get there.
State Duma passed a bill that simplifies the procedure for employment of international students in Russia. The bill will take effect in August 2020.
On Halloween, October 31, prominent American graphic novelist Craig Thompson visited HSE — St. Petersburg School of Art and Design as part of his mini-book tour in Russia organized by the Bumkniga comic book publishing house headed by Dmitry Yakovlev.
Ruslan Valiev, a fourth-year student in the bachelor's programme ‘Political Science and World Politics’ managed to complete an impossible mission this summer—namely, to represent Russia at the G20/Y20 Summit and to land an internship at a Japanese energy company.
On January 13-24, a delegation of HSE University – St Petersburg visited China in order to strengthen current partnerships and develop the new ones. As the result, the number of partnerships with Chinese universities increased to 7, and overall it is over 80.
Cultures Day is held annually at HSE University in St. Petersburg. This year, it was celebrated on May 24, 2018. International and domestic students came together to share their traditions, customs and heritage.
Konstantin Noskov, who received his Master’s degree from HSE University in 2001, will head the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media. He is the second HSE alumnus to join the Russian government: Maxim Oreshkin will continue to lead the Ministry of Economic Development.
Climate Mitigation, Trade and International law: Dr Margaret Young Took Part in HSE University - St Petersburg's Seminar
Melbourne Law School Associate Professor Dr Margaret Young took part in 'Nationally Determined Contributions to Climate Mitigation, Trade and International Law' seminar recently held at HSE University - St. Petersburg.
On November 27, the HSE Academic Council held an awards ceremony dedicated to the university’s 25th anniversary. The meeting saw the participation of representatives of the Russian President, members of government, and members of the Russian Federal Assembly. Governmental awards were given to a number of HSE employees for their tremendous accomplishments.