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Illustration for news: ‘I Have Always Loved Italy’

‘I Have Always Loved Italy’

Vladislava Galkina is a third-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Philology' at HSE University-St Petersburg who went to Italy under the academic mobility programme in the third and fourth semesters. In her interview, Vlada talks about participating in the mobility programme, finding accommodation in Italy, and attitudes to Russians abroad.

Illustration for news: ‘My Job is More Than Simply Writing Code in Java’: Ekaterina Shelukhina on the VK Workshop

‘My Job is More Than Simply Writing Code in Java’: Ekaterina Shelukhina on the VK Workshop

Ekaterina Shelukhina is completing her fourth year of studies in the Bachelor's programme 'Applied Mathematics and Information Science'. In autumn, she passed the selection process for the VK project workshop. There, she works on the interface of the Robbi machine-learning platform. Ekaterina shared her impressions of the project and her trip to Moscow.

Illustration for news: How to Overcome the Language Barrier

How to Overcome the Language Barrier

The term 'language barrier' refers to any difficulties that arise when speaking a non-native language. Almost every person studying a foreign language has experienced this unpleasant phenomenon. The reasons for this problem include a fear of the unknown, a fear of mistakes, embarrassment because of one's accent, a fear of being misunderstood and much more. All of these problems are a psychological component of the language barrier. In this article, foreign students from different countries share their experiences and help foreign applicants overcome their fears.

Illustration for news: Five Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Year at HSE University-St Petersburg

Five Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Year at HSE University-St Petersburg

If you are an international student, there is a good chance that there are some things you do not know about the university you applied to. It can be hard to adapt to a new place, new people, and—most importantly—a new educational system. That is why we asked Yesuigen Tsogjavkhlan, 2nd-year student of the Bachelor’s programme ‘Public Policy and Analytics’, to share five things she wishes she had known before coming to HSE University-St Petersburg.

Illustration for news: ‘Since School, Studying in Europe Has Been My Dream’

‘Since School, Studying in Europe Has Been My Dream’

Daria Evlakova, fourth-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Philology', spent almost five months studying at the University of Turku as part of an exchange programme. In her interview, Daria talks about how to believe in oneself, getting help from the HSE University study office, and organising a curriculum while on an exchange.

Illustration for news: What Awaits Attendees of CIBA-2023

What Awaits Attendees of CIBA-2023

On April 20, the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre will host CIBA-2023, a conference on creative industries organised by students of the Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management'. This year's event, which is devoted to the role of art in the corporate environment, marks the third time the conference has been held. Entry to the event is free.

Illustration for news: ‘There Are Many Avenues for International Students to Connect with People’

‘There Are Many Avenues for International Students to Connect with People’

Students who come to a new country often do not know where to start, what to do first, who to turn to, and so on. In such situations, HSE University-St Petersburg and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) help international students adapt by providing buddies. ESN is the biggest student organisation in Europe that helps students integrate into the local society better. Buddies are local student volunteers who help international students and make their life at the university easier.

Illustration for news: 'The Process of Creating a Text Is My Motivation'

'The Process of Creating a Text Is My Motivation'

Daria Krasnopevtseva is a 2018 graduate of the Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management' who is currently working as an editor at the company Huntflow. In her interview, Daria talks about her interesting work at the recruitment automation company, the important elements of a great corporate culture, and her hipster hobbies.

Illustration for news: Why Do Chinese Students Choose to Study in the Programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’?

Why Do Chinese Students Choose to Study in the Programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’?

China and Russia have numerous opportunities for future mutual development while respecting each other’s traditions and cultural backgrounds. These possibilities are enhanced by the Master’s programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’, which has already welcomed students from China. They shared their impressions of their studies and how they see ‘a heaven in a wild flower’ (William Blake, 1803) in St Petersburg's everyday life.

Illustration for news: 'Take Everything from Life'

'Take Everything from Life'

Do you know that an amazing opportunity is just around the corner this year? If you want to start a new life or discover new opportunities, you can do it at HSE University! What could be better than studying and living in another country for a full year? Academic mobility is a chance not only to study abroad, but also to meet new people, see a different culture, and—most importantly—discover new and unexpected things. It also enhances your resume for your future career.