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Illustration for news: Graduates of Political Science Compete in World Debating Championships

Graduates of Political Science Compete in World Debating Championships

Evgeny Akulov and Evgeniya Zubko, graduates of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics', took part in the World Universities Debating Championships Belgrade 2022. They qualified for the playoffs and were ranked among the top 10 teams in the category 'English as a Foreign Language'.

Illustration for news: 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia': First Graduates of Double-degree Programme with Ca' Foscari University of Venice

'Business and Politics in Modern Asia': First Graduates of Double-degree Programme with Ca' Foscari University of Venice

In 2022 the first graduates of double-degree track with the partner university were three students of master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' in HSE University – Saint Petersburg and three students of master's programme 'Language and Management to China' in Ca' Foscari University (Venice, Italy). The graduates from Italy Chiara Pizzuto, Valentina Pavan and Sara Moretto shared their impressions on their studies in Russia.

Illustration for news: 'A Mindset of a Researcher Helps Both in Work and Life'

'A Mindset of a Researcher Helps Both in Work and Life'

Vladislav Kostin is a 2018 graduate of a programme in political science. After the graduation, he studied on a master's programme at Corvinus University of Budapest. Now, he works as a business analyst for MTS. Vladislav told us what was memorable about studying at HSE and which skills of a political scientist are required in professional life.

Illustration for news: HSE University-St Petersburg’s Big Graduation Returns

HSE University-St Petersburg’s Big Graduation Returns

On July 1, more than 1,500 newly qualified bachelor’s and master’s graduates of HSE University-St Petersburg celebrated with their mentors at the campus’s traditional joint graduation ceremony. The event was an especially major personal event for one graduate, who received a marriage proposal during the ceremony.

Illustration for news: 'If You're Not Helping People Directly, Then at Least be Involved in It'

'If You're Not Helping People Directly, Then at Least be Involved in It'

HSE University is always proud to share its graduates’ success stories. Anastasia Galina graduated from the Political Science programme in 2014 and has since reached great heights in her career. Anastasia works for the United Nations, doing research and creating a platform for data exchange within the organisation's agencies. In this article, Anastasia talks about her journey building an international career and explains what the political science field is really about.

Illustration for news: How Can HSE Students Return From Mobility in Current International Situation?

How Can HSE Students Return From Mobility in Current International Situation?

Among students at Russian universities, including the Higher School of Economics, there are those who are currently studying at foreign partner universities under academic mobility programmes. In case Russian students residing abroad want to get back to Russia but face transport restrictions, they should report the problem via one of the available communication channels and register with the Consular Register. In this article we have gathered the most important contact information.

Illustration for news: New Master’s Programme 'Data Analytics for Politics and Society' Celebrates a 'New Year'

New Master’s Programme 'Data Analytics for Politics and Society' Celebrates a 'New Year'

Ksenia Tenisheva, Academic Supervisor of the Programme, tells our editorial board about the programme's 'big start', its talented students and reveals ambitious plans for the future.

Illustration for news: Key Things to Know About the New International Bachelor's in Business and Economics

Key Things to Know About the New International Bachelor's in Business and Economics

In 2021, a new unique bachelor’s programme called ‘International Bachelor's in Business and Economics’ was launched at HSE – Saint Petersburg. This programme is the result of a merging of the previous bachelor's programmes in Economics and International Business and Management. In this interview, Elena Shakina, Dean of the St.Petersburg School of Economics and Management, revealed to us how the modified undergraduate programme will help students to acquire the most competitive and actual skills, as well as mentioned the benefits of its partnership with VK, a famous Russian internet company.

Illustration for news: 'Studies at HSE — St. Petersburg Shaped Me as a Person'

'Studies at HSE — St. Petersburg Shaped Me as a Person'

This year, Victoria Kulkova graduated from the HSE — St. Petersburg with a bachelor's degree in International Business and Management. She enrolled in the master's program of the French business school EDHEC and received a joint scholarship from EDHEC and the French Embassy in Russia with full tuition coverage. This scholarship is awarded annually to only one candidate. In her interview, Victoria shared her experience of studying at HSE, told about the process of entering the master's program and her plans for the future.

Illustration for news: 'I Am Going to Live in Brisbane': HSE Alumna Publishes Book about Her Time in Australia

'I Am Going to Live in Brisbane': HSE Alumna Publishes Book about Her Time in Australia

Upon finishing undergraduate and graduate programmes in Political Science (2014, 2016), Sofia Glazunova went to study in a PhD programme in Australia. Now Sofia is a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), lecturer, and the author of the book I'm Going to Live in Brisbane, dedicated to her experience of moving to Australia and myths about studying abroad. In an interview, Sofia discusses her blog on Telegram, how it was transformed into a book, and the pitfalls one can encounter in the publishing business.