Held under the title ‘Nurturing Global Citizens for a Global World’, International Partners Week 2019 is now over. This year, participants gathered together to discuss common issues that the universities face in regard to internationalisation, share best practices in implementation the Global Citizens concept, visit the university’s facilities, get HSE SPb students acquainted with the universities overseas, and, of course, enjoy the pleasure of experiencing the famous St Petersburg’s White Nights.
On May 20-22, the HSE – St Petersburg welcomes representatives of its academic partners and specialised organisations in higher education. Participants of the International Partners Week 2019 will share their experiences with implementing strategic projects as part of the Global Citizens concept at their universities.
On May 14, HSE University – St Petersburg welcomed a group of students from Tallinn Linnamae Russian Lyceum. Their visit took place within the framework of the ‘Day of Universities’ organised by the administration of the Lyceum to acquaint students with the leading universities of St Petersburg.
From January 3 to 20, 23 students from three American universities took part in a special winter programme held for the third time at HSE University – St Petersburg. We asked them many questions, including what they thought about Russia before coming here, what they would take back home, and one of the eternal questions – Moscow or St Petersburg?
On November 29-30, HSE University – St Petersburg hosted the annual Russian-Swiss Workshop on Internationalization and Cross-Cultural Management. The event gathered academics and businessmen who elaborated on the cultural peculiarities and their impact on business relations and corporations' perspectives.
Last week at HSE University – St. Petersburg turned out to be really eventful. First of all, we finally met our international freshmen, or at least most of them. The orientation sessions, followed by the Common Arrival Days, offered a chance to get acquainted with people, resources and processes. Secondly, we celebrated HSE SPb Day devoted to the anniversary of the campus – it has turned twenty this year! During these years we have been dreaming about many things, but who doesn’t when they are young.
On July 3, HSE University in St. Petersburg hosted honoured representatives from National Economics University (NEU) at its campus. The meeting was intended on enhancing international cooperation between two universities in different spheres.
On June 15, HSE University in St. Petersburg hosted the Russian-Chinese Forum on International Academic Cooperation and Entrepreneurship. The forum was dedicated to the development of bilateral cooperation in education, talent exchange and business development.
This spring, HSE University - St. Petersburg has been especially lucky with old and new friends coming to visit. From 14th to 30th of May we hosted a group from University of Dayton, Ohio, that came to participate in the programme ‘Tolstoy’s Russia’ and to learn more about the past and present of our country.
On May 30, a group of students from Lingnan university (Hong Kong) visited HSE University – Saint-Petersburg. The trip was organized as a part of their educational tour within the Lingnan High-Flyers programme, which is aimed at encouraging outstanding students with entrepreneurial mindset and leadership.