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Illustration for news: How to Overcome the Language Barrier

How to Overcome the Language Barrier

The term 'language barrier' refers to any difficulties that arise when speaking a non-native language. Almost every person studying a foreign language has experienced this unpleasant phenomenon. The reasons for this problem include a fear of the unknown, a fear of mistakes, embarrassment because of one's accent, a fear of being misunderstood and much more. All of these problems are a psychological component of the language barrier. In this article, foreign students from different countries share their experiences and help foreign applicants overcome their fears.

Illustration for news: Five Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Year at HSE University-St Petersburg

Five Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Year at HSE University-St Petersburg

If you are an international student, there is a good chance that there are some things you do not know about the university you applied to. It can be hard to adapt to a new place, new people, and—most importantly—a new educational system. That is why we asked Yesuigen Tsogjavkhlan, 2nd-year student of the Bachelor’s programme ‘Public Policy and Analytics’, to share five things she wishes she had known before coming to HSE University-St Petersburg.

Illustration for news: ‘Since School, Studying in Europe Has Been My Dream’

‘Since School, Studying in Europe Has Been My Dream’

Daria Evlakova, fourth-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Philology', spent almost five months studying at the University of Turku as part of an exchange programme. In her interview, Daria talks about how to believe in oneself, getting help from the HSE University study office, and organising a curriculum while on an exchange.

Illustration for news: ‘There Are Many Avenues for International Students to Connect with People’

‘There Are Many Avenues for International Students to Connect with People’

Students who come to a new country often do not know where to start, what to do first, who to turn to, and so on. In such situations, HSE University-St Petersburg and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) help international students adapt by providing buddies. ESN is the biggest student organisation in Europe that helps students integrate into the local society better. Buddies are local student volunteers who help international students and make their life at the university easier.

Illustration for news: 'The Process of Creating a Text Is My Motivation'

'The Process of Creating a Text Is My Motivation'

Daria Krasnopevtseva is a 2018 graduate of the Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management' who is currently working as an editor at the company Huntflow. In her interview, Daria talks about her interesting work at the recruitment automation company, the important elements of a great corporate culture, and her hipster hobbies.

Illustration for news: Why Do Chinese Students Choose to Study in the Programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’?

Why Do Chinese Students Choose to Study in the Programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’?

China and Russia have numerous opportunities for future mutual development while respecting each other’s traditions and cultural backgrounds. These possibilities are enhanced by the Master’s programme ‘Arts and Culture Management’, which has already welcomed students from China. They shared their impressions of their studies and how they see ‘a heaven in a wild flower’ (William Blake, 1803) in St Petersburg's everyday life.

Illustration for news: Malaysian Literature, Phenomenon of Hikikomori and 'Ddakji' Game: Highlights of the Third Conference on Asian and African Studies

Malaysian Literature, Phenomenon of Hikikomori and 'Ddakji' Game: Highlights of the Third Conference on Asian and African Studies

On March 17-18, HSE University-St Petersburg hosted the third scientific conference of students and PhD students 'Current Research Problems in Asian and African Countries'. The conference welcomed 96 research fellows and students from more than 20 universities in Russia and other countries. Find out how the conference went and what impressions of it the participants have in the article.

Illustration for news: 'Take Everything from Life'

'Take Everything from Life'

Do you know that an amazing opportunity is just around the corner this year? If you want to start a new life or discover new opportunities, you can do it at HSE University! What could be better than studying and living in another country for a full year? Academic mobility is a chance not only to study abroad, but also to meet new people, see a different culture, and—most importantly—discover new and unexpected things. It also enhances your resume for your future career.

Illustration for news: "Study Time is Time to Invest in Yourself and Your Future"

"Study Time is Time to Invest in Yourself and Your Future"

Irina Bakareva is a professional in the field of HR. She has extensive professional experience in large international and Russian companies, serving in such roles as coordinator of training and development programmes (1998) and HR Director in companies such as Heineken and Tikkurila. In 2021, Irina joined the HSE University team as a guest lecturer and has taught the course ‘HR Management in International Companies’ for second-year students of the Master’s programme ‘International Business’. In her interview, Irina talks about her experience in HR and her impressions from her classes with HSE University students.

Illustration for news: Sun from Inside St Petersburg: Artistic Opportunities for Nigerian Artists

Sun from Inside St Petersburg: Artistic Opportunities for Nigerian Artists

The diverse HSE University community includes people from different countries and continents who can share their cultural experiences and generate novel ideas with their never-ending creativity and love for art. The Master's programme 'Arts and Culture Management' welcomed several students from Nigeria last year. Today, they are happy to share their sources of inspiration and their expectations of the programme and their future life.