During the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, HSE University-St Petersburg hosted Sheikh Ahmed bin Nasser bin Jasim Al Thani, Ambassador of Qatar to the Russian Federation. In the building on Griboyedova Canal Embankment, the ambassador and an international delegation participated in the opening ceremony of 'Corner of Qatar'.
In honour of HSE University’s 30th anniversary in November 2022, the RT television channel made a documentary film called 2052: See the Future. The film is dedicated to the university’s research achievements and how they will change the world in the decades to come. The film was released this year in English and Arabic. The first festival screening of 2052: See the Future took place as part of the 7th Gagarin.doc International Festival of Cinema, Science and Contemporary Art.
Now, Olga Giske is a fourth-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'History', but last year, she spent two semesters at the University of Bergen in Norway. During this time, she completed two courses in History, studied Norwegian for a while, went on a trip around Europe with friends and visited seven countries. Find out why Olga decided to participate in the mobility programme, how her student life there went and which European city she liked most of all in the interview.
CIBA-2022: New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre, Aesthetic Intelligence, and Top Industry Speakers
On March 5, the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre will host the 'CIBA: Creative Industries. Business. Art' for the second time. This art event was created by students of the master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management'. The event will bring together prominent speakers (and one secret guest!) from the art industry, who will focus on the topic of aesthetic intelligence. The event has already been included in the Alexandrinsky Theatre’s repertoire and has been ranked among the top 5 events according to the Theatre.
It is a common practice for HSE – St. Petersburg students to combine studies and work in their senior year. However, often finding a balance between these two activities can be pretty challenging. Maxim Borisik, a third-year student of the educational programme 'Logistics and Supply Chain Management', not only gets good grades but also works for almost nine months at an American IT company. The editorial board asked Maxim how he manages to remain successful in both areas.
HSE – St. Petersburg Art and Design School Professor’s Branding Bureau Clinch Creative Communication Award
Andy Martin's ODB branding bureau was among the winners of the Creative Communication Award (C2A) in the print category. Andy Martin is a curator of the Communication Design profile at the HSE – St. Petersburg.
During her studies in the Sociology and Social Informatics programme, a fourth-year student Dina Vasina got interested in disciplines related to data analysis and mathematics. In November, Dina completed her internship at Yandex within the Yandex.Poisk project where she got a chance to try her hand at product management. In this interview, the student shared with us her thoughts on studying sociology, future career plans and impressions on the internship.
Students of the HSE – St. Petersburg School of Design took part in St. Petersburg Young Design – a contest for young designers and artists. Alexandra Arsentieva clinched first place in the ‘Community’ special project, Ksenia Gernik won second place in the ‘Recycle Sea’ nomination, and another unique project by HSE students was a finalist in the ‘Saint-Petersburg Merchandise’ nomination. The participants also got a chance to learn new things at a unique poster workshop curated for the competition by Mitya Kharshak, Head of the School of Design.
On the 14th of November, HSE – St Petersburg students visited one of the pearls of Northwest Russia – a small, still instantly picturesque medieval town called Vyborg. Together with the Erasmus Students Network (ESN) team we travelled hundreds of years back in time, saw a real European knight’s castle (yeah, the one with granite walls, a tower, and not built for tourists!), a market square, a town hall, walked narrow cobblestone streets, explored hiking routes and enjoyed a romantic moonlight stroll in the famous English garden Mon Repos.