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.
HSE University - Saint Petersburg has been participating in the QTEM international Master's network since 2017. Students study abroad and complete internships at foreign companies to learn how to use quantitative methods in management and economics. The Editorial Office spoke with three QTEM students about their experience switching to online learning while studying in other countries.
Ivan Kotliarov: 'We Need Specialists Who Will Stand Up for Russia's Interests in Our Cooperation with Asian Countries'
Ivan D. Kotliarov, Associate Professor of the Department of Finance at HSE - Saint Peterburg, discusses the economic potential of countries in Asia and the Middle East, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the world economy, and what makes HSE - St. Petersburg so appealing to its many international students.
The Red Turtle, Kubrick's Satire, and Cheerful Pierre Richard: Seven Films for Every Day of the Week
HSE St. Petersburg Editorial Office and the student discussion club '35 mm' suggest spending self-isolation at home watching movies. We have compiled a digest of 7 films—one for each day of the week. It is time to get acquainted with the works of Bergman, rethink The Toy film, and watch the anime by Hayao Miyazaki.
In January, Saint Petersburg HSE Winter School hosted a group of students from Smith College, the United States. Besides courses on Russian culture and history, they had an intense programme: weekends in Moscow, going to a theatre and numerous museums, watching a hockey game, and much more. We asked some Winter School participants about their experience in Saint Petersburg and how it affected them.
Nikolay Kapanadze, a student of 'Asian and African Studies' bachelor’s programme, went for an exchange to Japan where he studied at Akita International University. The student tasted traditional food such as sushi and miso soup, travelled to Tokyo, and even worked in a local noodle restaurant. Nikolay told HSE – Saint Petersburg why it is necessary to have cash in Japan, where one can relax in Tokyo, and what are meal prices at the university canteen.
'We Welcome Students with Different Backgrounds If They Are Willing to Work Hard and Try New Things'
Associate Professor Svetlana Krivokhizh, one of the founders of the Master's Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia', discusses the reasons for launching the Programme, the success of the programme's first graduating class, and the requirements for programme applicants.
Last year, TEDxHSESaint-Petersburg conference took place at HSE University – St. Petersburg. The idea came into being thanks to Yaroslav Yasko, a student of ‘Public Policy and Analytics’ bachelor’s programme. The conference will be held at HSE University – Saint Petersburg in March 2020. Yaroslav told us about the future event, what changes are to be implemented, and how many speakers will be at the conference.