On December 1, Northern Eurasia sports programming championship took place in Saint Petersburg. HSE University – St. Petersburg team was among the best, therefore, it will compete in the ICPC global finals, which will be held in Moscow in June 2020.
Director of HSE University – Saint Petersburg Sergey Kadochnikov won the ‘Top 100’ award at the XVI annual ceremony of rewarding the best Saint Petersburg and Leningrad region top managers. The event took place at the ‘Beggrov house’ on November 28.
On September 28, as part of the International Conference Analytics for Management and Economics, the International Advisory Board of the St Petersburg School of Economics and Management convened to discuss the School's current and future plans for development.
HSE University improved its performance from last year, entering the Top-200 of the Times Higher Education (THE) subject ranking in Arts and Humanities. We now place second among Russian universities and have the best results of the participants of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100.
The Student Sports Club and the Department for Physical Education received a grant from the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs to host the Students EURO CUP 2020, which will coincide with the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.
The graduation ceremony for the HSE SPb graduates of 2019 took place on June 29. The guests of honor were presented their diplomas by Sergey Kadochnikov, Director of the Campus, as well as their academic supervisors and teachers. The celebration overflowed with emotions, well wishes, and rousing music—what more do you need for a memorable commencement?
The HSE Internet Studies Lab has got an opportunity to study political fake news for the period of three years, and the project ‘Modern Models of Poetics: a Reconstructive Approach’ received a two-year extension of funding.
Alexandra Malysheva, a graduate student of the HSE St. Petersburg Schools of Physics and Mathematics and Computer Science, received the Ilya Segalovich scientific award. The Expert Council of the award chose her among nearly three hundred young researchers.
Liya Xie, a student of the Master’s Programme ‘Applied and Interdisciplinary History “Usable Pasts”’, has been admitted to Princeton University, a prestigious American university located in the state of New Jersey. The admissions process is rigorous—only 1 of 16 applicants is admitted each year. Liya told the HSE News Service about what the application process was like.
Five students of the HSE St Petersburg Schools of Physics and Mathematics and Computer Science competed in the Google Code Jam to I/O for Women and were selected to attend Google I/O, one of the largest developer conferences in the world, which will be held in May 2019 in the United States.