Alena Vasileva, student of the Bachelor’s programme ‘International Business and Management Studies’, is currently on academic mobility at City University of Hong Kong College of Business (China). Alena shared her impressions of studying at the partner-university.
The first semester will come to an end soon. The students have already met their groupmates and lecturers, faced the first exams and got their first grades. We talked to our international first-year students and asked them about their impressions of the university and educational programmes.
We talked to Anastasia Telichko, a 2022 graduate of HSE University-St Petersburg. Anastasia completed the Bachelor's programme 'International Business and Management Studies' (since 2022, the programme has been changed and is currently implemented as ‘International Bachelor's in Business and Economics’). Now she is open to new impressions and experience. Nowadays, the graduate is developing her career in the government of Primorsky Krai, engaging in the sustainable development issues. Read about her memories of the studies, a trip under the exchange programme and a very useful skill of asking yourself questions in this article.
One of the most important deadlines for HSE students of any programme is the one for choosing a topic for term papers. For some people, it might be hard to define the area of their research interests due to the great variety of theories, events, and approaches. Others might have no idea what to write about. To help sort out potential topics, we looked at those chosen by political scientists for their papers last year.
Nikita Barsukov graduated from the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science' in 2019 and the Master's programme 'Big Data Analytics for Business, Economics and Society' in 2021. During the senior years of his Bachelor's, a minor course helped Nikita to find his calling in software development. He is currently building his career in this field. In his interview, Nikita talks about his student years, finding a job of his liking, and the corporate culture of Tinkoff.
Lecturers from HSE University-St Petersburg and the University of Oregon (US) have designed a course aimed at developing creativity in business activities. Galina Shirokova, Professor at the Department of Management, talks about the course and shares her plans to develop imagination and creative thinking within the St Petersburg School of Economics and Management.
HSE University participates in numerous international exchange programmes. We spoke to Alla Nadezhina, a participant of one of these programmes, about her time at the University of Tartu.
What is life like for graduates of the Asian and African Studies programme at HSE University-St Petersburg? Where do they work? Where do they study? Which skills from university turn out to be the most useful? We spoke to Angelina Litvina, 2019 graduate of the Bachelor’s programme 'Asian and African Studies', to find out.
On November 1, HSE University-St Petersburg started the international admissions campaign for the 2023/24 academic year. This year, the university offers 13 Bachelor's and 25 Master's programmes, four of which are new. We talked to the academic supervisors of the new programmes about the kind of students they expect to see and what future prospects graduates will have.