Many international students study at HSE University - Saint Petersburg's English-taught programmes. They come to Russia from different corners of the world for different reasons: to learn the Russian language, to live in a new place, or to immerse themselves in an intercultural environment. We asked several undergraduate students to share their impressions of studying at the university, interacting with classmates and lecturers, and living in Saint Petersburg.
Academic mobility is not just about studies but also about travels, improving your foreign language skills, and making new friends. Read on to learn about the exchange experiences of several HSE students and their respective programmes. The opportunities are endless: study languages in China, study law in Italy, or complete an internship in the Czech Republic.
Tatiana Tarasenko graduated from the programme 'International Business and Management' in 2020. While getting her degree, she had three academic mobility trips to universities in the UK — in Lancaster, London, and Hertfordshire. All three times Tatiana had Erasmus+ scholarship. In this interview, Tatiana tells how international mobility has affected her, what is interesting about studying in the UK, and what students should pay attention to when applying for a scholarship.
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.
St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management to Host Analytics for Management and Economics Conference
St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management of HSE University – Saint Petersburg will host Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (AMEC). This event will take place from September to December 2020 and will be held entirely online. Angel Barajas, Chairman of the Program Committee and Head of the Finance Department of the St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management, told what the conference participants can expect.
BarCamp 2020 arranged for the 1st-year graduate students of the 'Management and Analytics for Business' and 'Finance' programmes ended in HSE University - St. Petersburg in early June. Together with students and company representatives, we will tell you what the benefits of this event are and how it was being held in a remote format.
Not only scholars but also experts of various domains teach at HSE University - Saint Petersburg. Maxim Lapin, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Moscow Exchange, teaches courses in strategy and business analytics for the students of the 'Management and Analytics for Business' Master's programme. The Editorial Office talked to Mr. Lapin about Saint Petersburg campus particularities, distance learning, and books that are worth reading for future managers.
The Master's Programme 'Finance' was established at HSE University - Saint Petersburg in 2009. Since then, the programme has received international EPAS accreditation, established double degree opportunities for its students with other universities, and expanded its cooperation with companies in the finance sector. Graduates of the programme have gone on to work in the Treasury Department of Gazprom Energoholding, perform financial analytics at PepsiCo, and start their own business in Chile.
When HSE University — Saint Petersburg switched to distance learning, our international students had to make a difficult decision: stay in Russia or return home. The HSE St. Petersburg Editorial Office found out how the students deal with self-isolation in the dormitory and at home, what has changed in their educational process and what they do in their spare time.
For over a month, HSE University – St. Petersburg students have been studying remotely. Integration of this new experience to day-to-day life took a while, and still many students (and not only students) find studying from home challenging. Here are some tips you might find useful to cope with procrastination and organize your day.