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Illustration for news: 'A Desire to Constantly Add New Tools to Your Kit is a Hard Skill Which You Need to Develop'

'A Desire to Constantly Add New Tools to Your Kit is a Hard Skill Which You Need to Develop'

Pavel Dolgov is a 2016 graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Sociology'. To continue his education, Pavel chose a double-degree programme at HSE University-Moscow and, while getting his Master's degree, had a chance to study in Holland. In his interview, Pavel talks about sociology through the eyes of the graduate, scientific and UX research, studies abroad, and the inner workings of Alfa-Bank.

Illustration for news: 'Participation in the Summer School Taught Me How to Overcome Difficulties'

'Participation in the Summer School Taught Me How to Overcome Difficulties'

Aigul Akhmetova, student of the Bachelor’s programme ‘Sociology and Social Informatics’, participated in the course ‘Business Development in Europe’ at the summer school at Rennes School of Business in France. She told us about her exciting trip to France and shared her experience of participating in the summer school programme.

Illustration for news: HSE University-St Petersburg Opens Representative Office in India

HSE University-St Petersburg Opens Representative Office in India

HSE University-St Petersburg is opening a foreign representative office in India in collaboration with Swami Vivekanand Subharti University. On December 7, the universities agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding, having reached all the preliminary agreements in November.

Illustration for news: 'People Here Are Very Responsive': Alena Vasileva on Academic Mobility in Hong Kong

'People Here Are Very Responsive': Alena Vasileva on Academic Mobility in Hong Kong

Alena Vasileva, student of the Bachelor’s programme ‘International Business and Management Studies’, is currently on academic mobility at the City University of Hong Kong College of Business. Alena shared her impressions of studying at the partner university.

Illustration for news: 'Be an Integral and Valuable Part of Your Team': Olga Makarova on Working in Business and Teaching

'Be an Integral and Valuable Part of Your Team': Olga Makarova on Working in Business and Teaching

Olga Makarova is a lecturer at the School of Economics and Management, HSE University-St Petersburg. In the 90s, she was one of the lucky people who were good at Economics and foreign languages. Thanks to that, for a long time, she was working as a financial executive for such large companies as AT&T, Gillette CIS, Tele2, Pratt & Whitney. Then she transferred to the education and consulting spheres. Read about how prof Makarova started her career and what the students should make a note of in the article.

Illustration for news: 'HSE University Is Beyond My Expectations'

'HSE University Is Beyond My Expectations'

The first semester will come to an end soon. The students have already met their groupmates and lecturers, faced their first exams, and received their first grades. We talked to our international first-year students about their impressions of the university and its educational programmes.

Illustration for news: Strengthening Scientific Ties with Uzbekistan

Strengthening Scientific Ties with Uzbekistan

HSE professors took part in an international conference in Tashkent and held a number of guest lectures.

Illustration for news: 'Ask the Right Questions—It Will Help You Find Yourself'

'Ask the Right Questions—It Will Help You Find Yourself'

We talked to Anastasia Telichko, a 2022 graduate of HSE University-St Petersburg. Anastasia completed the Bachelor's programme 'International Business and Management Studies' (from 2022, the updated programme is implemented as the ‘International Bachelor's in Business and Economics’). Anastasia is now open to new experiences while developing her career in the government of Primorsky Krai, where she is engaged in sustainable development issues. In this article, read about her memories of her studies, a trip under the exchange programme, and the very useful skill of asking yourself questions.

Illustration for news: Political Science at HSE University-St Petersburg: Students' Term Papers and Theses

Political Science at HSE University-St Petersburg: Students' Term Papers and Theses

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.

Illustration for news: 'I Enjoy the Challenges of My New Project. Such Difficulties Help You to Grow'

'I Enjoy the Challenges of My New Project. Such Difficulties Help You to Grow'

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.