The Bachelor's programme 'Philology' welcomes both Russian and international students. We talked to Mikhail Beshimov, who entered HSE University-St Petersburg via the HSE International Olympiad and came to study from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. In the interview, he shared his experience of participating in the Olympiad, the difficulties of moving to Russia and his first months study. Mikhail also shared some advice for international applicants who want to enrol in the Philology programme at HSE University-St Petersburg.
Anatolie Cecalenco was born in the Republic of Moldova and entered the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science' at HSE University. Then, he continued his education on the Master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' at HSE University-St Petersburg. Currently, Anatolie is a PhD student and a lecturer at the campus. He also works as an ESG specialist for the company Business Solutions and Technology (which formerly operated in Russia as Deloitte). We talked to the PhD student about his studies and work.
Anastasia Novikova, graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'History', current student of the Master's programme 'Global and Regional History', talks about moving to France. What is it like to live and study in another country? What is 'Frenglish'? And why does buying a kiwi seem like a luxury? Read more about these questions and more in the article.
Since October 24, the students and lecturers of HSE University have gained free access to the university online courses, numbering more than 200, without the practical and test materials in the system SmartLMS. The courses cover a great variety of topics—from the film analysis to personality psychology and individual differences, from the introduction to machine learning to game theory.
Alexander Khodachek, President of HSE University-St Petersburg, participated in the discussion of the city's technological capabilities in terms of building relations between Russia and China. The experts are sure that the future of various fields is in the hands of young professionals who know the Chinese language and culture.
HSE University has taken first place in the ranking of entrepreneurial universities compiled by the ‘Expert’ analytical centre. In four years, the university has risen by five positions. This year, HSE University received the maximum number of points in the categories ‘Founders’, ‘Startups’ and ‘Investments’.
The journal Creativity and Innovation Management has published an article on how collaborations between art institutions, artists and commercial brands influence the consumer experience. The co-authors of the article—Alexandra Berezina, Evgeniya Druzhinina (graduates of the Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management' at HSE University-St Petersburg), and Elena Zelenskaya (Associate Professor of the Department of Management)—share their impressions of working on the paper.
Since 2021, the Master's programme 'Modern Social Analysis' has implemented an academic educational track for students seeking a scientific career. The track has a greater focus on independent research projects, the development of academic skills, and preparation to enrol in a PhD programme. Daniil Lermontov, 2nd-year student of the Master's programme 'Modern Social Analysis', talks about his experience of studying on the academic track.
'Heartwarming and home-Like' is how Jelizaveta Poglid, student of the Master’s programme 'Arts and Culture Management', describes HSE University. By the time she graduated from the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies', the university had become so dear to her heart that Jelizaveta decided to continue her education in Russia.
HSE Orientation Week came to an end. It was organised by the Career Centre and the Alumni Community. Within a week, there were 12 meetings at HSE University-St Petersburg in which 40 alumni of the campus and 350 first-years took part. The alumni shared with the students their experience in career building and discussed the issues of employment. Read about the impressions of the organisers and participants in the article.