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Illustration for news: Maslenitsa: Experiencing Pancake Week with HSE University-St Petersburg

Maslenitsa: Experiencing Pancake Week with HSE University-St Petersburg

On March 15, international students from more than ten countries visited an authentic Russian village to celebrate Maslenitsa. This week-long ancient holiday is impossible not to love: delicious pancakes with dozens of sweet and sour toppings, lots of games and activities, and the epic burning of the Maslenitsa doll will not leave anyone indifferent. Let’s recall that day!

Illustration for news: HSE University-St Petersburg's Clubs for International Students

HSE University-St Petersburg's Clubs for International Students

HSE University-St Petersburg focuses on creating an inclusive environment for all students. At the centre of this is the variety of English-speaking clubs at the university, created to facilitate the integration of students into the university's community. These clubs offer not just recreational activities but also platforms for personal development and cultural exchange, making them an essential component of university life. For international students, joining these clubs can be particularly important as it provides a supportive pathway to integrate into a new country and university. This article delves into the specifics of some of these clubs and their importance in the student experience at HSE University-St Petersburg.

Illustration for news: CIBA 2024: Meeting of Art and Business at the New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre

CIBA 2024: Meeting of Art and Business at the New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre

On March 17, the New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre will hold CIBA—the conference about creative industries—for the fourth time. It is a joint project of HSE University-St Petersburg students and the New Stage. The central topic of this year is immersion in the nature of creativity and creative crises. Entry to the event is free but registration is required.

Illustration for news: 'Get a Ticket': Anna Belokrylova on Her Exchange Studies in Mexico

'Get a Ticket': Anna Belokrylova on Her Exchange Studies in Mexico

In winter, we only talk about warm lands—and with HSE University-St Petersburg students as well. We talked to Anna Belokrylova, 3rd-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics': she spent the autumn semester in Mexico. Find out how the studies at the University of Monterrey, what subjects turned out to be the most useful for her career, what the university environment offers international students and why each tourist has to see the Day of the Dead in the interview.

Illustration for news: St Petersburg Through the Eyes of a Foreigner

St Petersburg Through the Eyes of a Foreigner

St Petersburg, a city recognised for its picturesque buildings and imperial history, once served as the capital of Russia. It is now Russia’s second-largest city and its unofficial cultural capital. To make the most of your time in St Petersburg, Owen John Havercroft Reyes, a first-year master’s student, has shared some of the city’s highlights and his experiences living here as a foreigner.

Illustration for news: From Ozon to Tinkoff: Graduate of the Bachelor's in Economics Talks about His Work as an Analyst

From Ozon to Tinkoff: Graduate of the Bachelor's in Economics Talks about His Work as an Analyst

Alexander Senatorov graduated from the Bachelor's in Economics in 2022. However, he already started his career as an analyst during his student years, first by winning an internship at Ozon Camp and then becoming 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 his career path in this article.

Illustration for news: International Admissions at HSE University-St Petersburg

International Admissions at HSE University-St Petersburg

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.

Illustration for news: Understanding the Educational System at HSE University

Understanding the Educational System at HSE University

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.

Illustration for news: HSE University-St Petersburg Students Participate in International Winter School in India

HSE University-St Petersburg Students Participate in International Winter School in India

In January, UPES University (India) held the International Student Winter School 'Business and Governance in India'. HSE University-St Petersburg was represented by students of the bachelor's programmes 'Political Science and World Politics' and 'International Bachelor's in Business and Economics', as well as the Master's programme 'International Business in the Asia-Pacific Region'. Read on to find out what the students learned from the Winter School what lasting impressions they have.

Illustration for news: ‘Get a Ticket’: Daria Lebakova on Her Exchange Studies in South Korea

‘Get a Ticket’: Daria Lebakova on Her Exchange Studies in South Korea

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.