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Illustration for news: 'It Was a Kaleidoscope of Emotions'—Daria Shturma on Organising Events for SDS, Curatorship and Friendship

'It Was a Kaleidoscope of Emotions'—Daria Shturma on Organising Events for SDS, Curatorship and Friendship

A graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'International Business and Management', Daria Shturma, managed to try herself in various aspects of extracurricular life over four years of studies. She organised lots of events, was a curator for first-years, a host for several Doors Open Days and the SEM Ball. We talked to Daria about interesting stories from the life of an organiser, a new event of management curators and friendship.

Illustration for news: ‘The Research Process is Similar to Art’: Denis Stremoukhov on Teaching and Research

‘The Research Process is Similar to Art’: Denis Stremoukhov on Teaching and Research

HSE professors actively engage in research and share their experiences with students. They also often participate in the management of educational activities. How do they manage to do everything in time? We talked to Denis Stremoukhov, Deputy Academic Supervisor of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. The professor told us how he manages to combine teaching, science and administrative activities. Read about students, new research topics, and his favourite books in this article.

Illustration for news: ‘I Really Wanted to Enrol at HSE University’

‘I Really Wanted to Enrol at HSE University’

Since her school years in Kazakhstan, Darya Bashlayeva has dreamed about HSE University. Now, several years later, her dream has come true—she came to HSE University in St Petersburg under the exchange programme. She is currently studying the Chinese language, Asian literature and Political Science. Read on to learn more about Darya's story.

Illustration for news: 'City Legends': Physicist Igor Shenderovich on His Favourite Places in St Petersburg

'City Legends': Physicist Igor Shenderovich on His Favourite Places in St Petersburg

St Petersburg can be very different—dress-up, mysterious and even funny. One story overlaps the other, the most important thing is to notice the details. This time, we will explore St Petersburg with Igor Shenderovich, Academic Supervisor of the Bachelor's programme 'Physics'. Learn in which building you can find a yearnful lion, what Mikhail Zoshchenko and the Suvorov Museum have in common, and why arches in the Malaya Okhta are popular in the interview.

Illustration for news: Maksim Todinov on Exchange Studies at the University of Trento, Business Courses and Travelling

Maksim Todinov on Exchange Studies at the University of Trento, Business Courses and Travelling

Maksim Todinov, second-year student of the Master’s programme ‘International Business’, went to the University of Trento, Italy, under the academic mobility programme. There, he took courses in management and finance, travelled in his free time, and immersed himself in the activities of local leather manufacturers. In his interview, Maksim explains how studies at the Italian university are structured, and shares five pieces of advice for those who plan to go on an exchange.

Illustration for news: ‘I Had a Certain Goal—to Travel as Much as I Can’

‘I Had a Certain Goal—to Travel as Much as I Can’

Aleksandra Buksha, a fourth-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Philology', talks about studying under the mobility programme at the University of Trento in Italy.

Illustration for news: 'I Will Simply Say—I Sincerely and Wholeheartedly Love HSE University'

'I Will Simply Say—I Sincerely and Wholeheartedly Love HSE University'

The academic year is coming to an end, and there are two bachelor's programmes for which it was the first one. We talked to students of the 'International Bachelor's in Business and Economics' and 'Media Communications' programmes about their studies, favourite subjects and new skills.

Illustration for news: High Five: What Victor Krakovich Recommends Reading

High Five: What Victor Krakovich Recommends Reading

Evenings in St Petersburg gradually become warmer. The most pleasant way to spend them is outdoors with a book—in particular when you are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city. Victor Krakovich, Academic Supervisor of the programme 'International Bachelor’s in Business and Economics', tells which book will teach you to manage the fuss, where to find the meaning of life and what theory a Nobel laureate in economics Richard Thaler came up with.

Illustration for news: ‘I Have Never Limited Myself to Just One Interest’

‘I Have Never Limited Myself to Just One Interest’

Galina Drumova graduated from the Bachelor's programme 'Economics' in 2018 and the Master's programme 'Finance' in 2020. Interested in various spheres since childhood, Galina has tried her hand at retail, audit and IT.
Galina is now the head of the Product Analytics Office in the Exploration and Production Unit at LLC Gazprom Neft-Digital Solutions. In her interview, she talks about extracurricular activities and events at HSE University, women's careers from a mother's perspective, and what it is like to be the head of IT in a large company.

Illustration for news: ‘Everyone is Energetic and Dedicated!’—A Vietnamese Exchange Student's View of HSE University-St Petersburg

‘Everyone is Energetic and Dedicated!’—A Vietnamese Exchange Student's View of HSE University-St Petersburg

There are a lot of opportunities for international students to come to St Petersburg for a semester under the mobility programme. Anh Ngo Quang is an exchange student from Foreign Trade University in Vietnam who is currently studying International Economics at HSE University-St Petersburg. In his interview, he talks about his impressions of the St Petersburg campus, HSE students and teachers, how Russian and Vietnamese education differ, and his plans for improving relations between Russia and Vietnam.