HSE University-St Petersburg at the Opening Ceremony of the Competition 'St. Petersburg Young Design 2022'
On September 15, the competition 'St. Petersburg Young Design 2022' was opened in the amphitheatre of the Kirov Palace of Culture. This competition is for the young designers. Among the organisers was HSE University-St Petersburg. Anna Tyshetskaya, the Director of HSE Campus in St. Petersburg, and Dmitry Kharshak, the Head of HSE Art and Design School, attended the opening ceremony.
With the new academic year approaching, it is high time to make plans, wishes, and set new goals. We talked to students and lecturers of HSE University-St Petersburg about what they expect from the 2022–2023 academic year.
'I Paid Much Less for My Education than I Received': Mark Shumilov on Paid Education at HSE University-St Petersburg
Mark Shumilov, graduate of the programme 'International Business and Management Studies' at HSE University-St Petersburg, shares his experience of making education effective: why he studied on a fee-paying place for four years, what opportunities he used, and what he has gained.
Alina Kamanina is a graduate of the Bachelor's Programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics' at HSE University – Saint Petersburg. She has been working as a game analyst in 'G5 Entertainment AB' company for two years. We talked to the graduate about how she entered the game industry, what criteria she used to choose a university and why critical thinking is the main university skill, in her opinion.
Anzhelika Bobryshova on Academic Mobility in University of South Korea, Travelling Around the Country and Impressions of the Capital
This year Anzhelika Bobryshova, the student of the Bachelor’s programme 'Asian and African Studies', has gone to Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea to participate in the academic mobility programme. She has been working towards this trip for many years. We found out what was memorable about this trip for Anzhelika and what places she recommended visiting.
In July, three students of HSE University-St Petersburg took part in the 'Uzbekistan—Land of Tolerance' International Summer School at the National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek. The HSE students attended lectures on the history and culture of Uzbekistan and saw the sights of Tashkent and Bukhara. Andrey Vovk, student of the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies', shared his impressions of the Summer School.
Studies on a Master's programme do not always entail writing a thesis and applying to a PhD programme. In 2020, Nikita Egorov, the graduate of the Bachelor’s programme 'Political Science and World Politics', was enrolled in the Master's programme 'Public Administration' at the Central European University (CEU). He finished his studies with getting an offer of a project work at UNESCO. He told us why applied researches are interesting and what exactly helped him to present the final master's project successfully.
While studying at HSE University-St Petersburg, students can take part in academic mobility programme with the universities of other countries. Among our partners are University of Rome Tor Vergata, Pompeu Fabra University, Seoul National University and others. Sometimes students go abroad to study in-person, sometimes they do it online because of the pandemic. We talked to the students who have taken part in the academic mobility programme with foreign universities this year.
For the second time, the students of the Master's programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’ of HSE University-St Petersburg organised a massive event for representatives of creative industries on the New stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre. At CIBA, the experts with great experience in working with aesthetic intelligence discussed the ways to apply it for increasing business productivity.
Vladislav Kostin is a 2018 graduate of a programme in political science. After the graduation, he studied on a master's programme at Corvinus University of Budapest. Now, he works as a business analyst for MTS. Vladislav told us what was memorable about studying at HSE and which skills of a political scientist are required in professional life.