Alexander Senatorov finished the Bachelor's programme 'Economics' in 2022. Back in his student years, he started his career as an analyst: firstly, he won an internship at 'Ozon Camp' and then became a junior marketing analyst. After graduation, Alexander took an interest in product analytics. After six interviews, he joined the gamification team at 'Tinkoff'. Find out about the career path of the graduate in the article.
There is a common belief that top-ranked universities have complex and confusing admission processes, making it difficult for applicants to navigate their websites, complete various forms, and submit required documents. However, HSE University-St Petersburg bucks this trend by offering a straightforward and easy-to-understand admission process. In this article, Daniel Akabueze, a second-year student of the Bachelor’s programme ‘Political Science and World Politics’ and an International Ambassador of HSE University-St Petersburg, will guide you through the international admission process at the university, ensuring that you have all the necessary information to become a member of the HSE family.
If you're planning on studying at HSE University-St Petersburg, it is important to get acquainted with the educational system here. Many students, whether they study in Russia or other countries, find that things can differ from what they were used to in their homelands. In this article, Owen John Havercroft Reyes, a first-year master’s student who came from Mexico, reflects on the educational system at HSE University and gives some tips on how to adjust to it in order to make the best of your time here.
Daria Lebakova is a fourth-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies'. She spent her whole autumn semester in Seoul—studying at Chung Ang University under the academic mobility programme. Read on to find out what Daria thinks about studying Japanese in Korean, habits, and regular festivals.
Starting from the next academic year, the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics' will open a fourth regional track, this time covering the countries of Latin America. Students who choose this track will be able to immerse themselves in the political processes of the region and study a choice of Spanish or Portuguese.
HSE University-St Petersburg has been not just a school to many international students, but also a home. It is a place where they gain new knowledge and skills, as well as new friends and experiences. While life at HSE University is different for everyone, it is always exciting and fulfilling. As 2023 comes to an end, we decided to ask some international students what this year at HSE University-St Petersburg was like for them.
'Get a Ticket' is a new feature on our website where the campus students will share their impressions of the exchange studies and interesting stories from the trip. Our first hero is Mariana Rait, a 4th-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'International Business and Management'. The students spent this autumn in Istanbul where she went for the exchange studies at Bogazici University. Mariana is in awe of everything: the campus over the Bosphorus Strait, magnificent architecture and home gatherings with her groupmates. Find out how her trip is going in the interview.
‘Thanks to HSE University, I Trained Myself to Be Diligent and Grasp the Necessary Information Quickly’
Evgenia Grets is a 2020 graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. Having received a strong foundation of knowledge and skills for working with information at HSE University-St Petersburg, Evgenia found her vocation in marketing. She is currently working as a product marketing manager at the company 'Dostaevskiy'. Read on to find out more about studies on the programme and her career path.
In 2024, the applicants for the St Petersburg School of Art and Design will be able to choose a new educational track 'Fashion Design'. We talked to Leonid Alekseev—the track supervisor, a fashion designer and founder of the brand 'House of Leo'—about St Petersburg style, the fashion industry, launching his own brand, cooperation with the Mariinsky Theatre and what the students will learn over four years of the studies.
'Here, You Can See Science in Action': HSE University-St Petersburg Students on Internships at Large Companies
At HSE University-St Petersburg, professors pay a lot of attention to the practical training of students. Thanks to it, students are able to build their careers in the companies of their dreams starting from the first years of their studies. Today's heroes know about it firsthand as they undertook internships at 'Yandex', 'Gazprom Neft', 'Air Gate of the Northern Capital', ANCOR and Selectel. Find out how the selection process to top companies went, what tasks the students performed during the internship and what they remembered the most in our new article.