The enrollment campaign for 2018 is in full swing which means that now is the time to check out information about student life in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, university admissions and accommodation possibilities at HSE University in St. Petersburg.
What happens to our university campus when summer arrives and lectures are over? Does the cafeteria close, and are the tumbleweeds rolling all over the place? This is not the case! Saint Petersburg HSE Summer School 2018 begins, bringing our beloved red brick walls to life.
Charlie Song is a student who spent a semester at HSE University - St. Petersburg. The courses that he studied related to Russian, Eurasian and Post- Soviet Studies including history, culture, literature, arts, society and politics. Charlie has shared his impressions about Russian culture and his life in St.Petersburg.
Zhang Siyu is a Master’s student at HSE University – St. Petersburg. Originally from China, Zhang Siyu moved to Kiev, Ukraine as a Bachelor’s student, where she majored in the Russian language. Of course, it then made total sense to continue her education here in Russia. She is now a student in HSE’s 'Experience Economy: Hospitality and Tourism Management' programme. Here are her impressions of the university, the people, and the beautiful city of St. Petersburg.
Marica Sharashenidze is a young researcher from the USA. She was an associate at HSE Laboratory of Sociology in Education and Science in 2016/2017 academic year. In the spring of 2016, she graduated from Rice University in Houston (Texas) with a bachelor's degree. While still a student of the last year, she wrote to professor Alexandrov, Director of Laboratory of Sociology in Education and Science, that she would like to come and do her research project in the Laboratory. From September 2016 to July 2017 Marika lived in St. Petersburg and studied migrant children in St. Petersburg schools. We talked to Marika about her research and how she spent this year in Russia.
In line with its strategic focus of internationalization, HSE University has been putting together a portfolio of educational programmes. Over the last few months, dramatic changes have been implemented and the range of educational programmes has been enhanced. Deputy Director, Natalia Chicherina, comments on how the university encourages teaching in English.
International Business and Management Studies student from Hungary speaks on how is it to develop your skills with HSE, to live in St. Petersburg coping with sombre part of the year, as well as to pick the university of your dream.
From January 5 to 20 2018, HSE in St. Petersburg for the second time hosted a special J-Term programme for American students from Smith and Amherst Colleges, as well as the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 the student group of University College London gathered to take tea with traditional pancakes, to speak Russian, and to thank the academic staff for the time they have spent in St. Petersburg. We asked them about the city, studies, student life, and overall impressions.