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Illustration for news: HSE – St. Petersburg School of Design Come Out on Top at the St. Petersburg Young Design Contest

HSE – St. Petersburg School of Design Come Out on Top at the St. Petersburg Young Design Contest

Students of the HSE – St. Petersburg School of Design took part in St. Petersburg Young Design – a contest for young designers and artists. Alexandra Arsentieva clinched first place in the ‘Community’ special project, Ksenia Gernik won second place in the ‘Recycle Sea’ nomination, and another unique project by HSE students was a finalist in the ‘Saint-Petersburg Merchandise’ nomination. The participants also got a chance to learn new things at a unique poster workshop curated for the competition by Mitya Kharshak, Head of the School of Design.

Illustration for news: Life Beyond Campus: Trip to Scandinavia With Russian Soul

Life Beyond Campus: Trip to Scandinavia With Russian Soul

On the 14th of November, HSE – St Petersburg students visited one of the pearls of Northwest Russia – a small, still instantly picturesque medieval town called Vyborg. Together with the Erasmus Students Network (ESN) team we travelled hundreds of years back in time, saw a real European knight’s castle (yeah, the one with granite walls, a tower, and not built for tourists!), a market square, a town hall, walked narrow cobblestone streets, explored hiking routes and enjoyed a romantic moonlight stroll in the famous English garden Mon Repos.

Illustration for news: HSE Students Explore the Canals of St Petersburg and a Cradle of Ancient Russia

HSE Students Explore the Canals of St Petersburg and a Cradle of Ancient Russia

In the first weeks of October, HSE international students embarked on two exciting adventures. We gathered together on a boat tour along the picturesque St Petersburg’s canals and made a day trip to explore the medieval architecture of Veliky Novgorod. Here’s a quick recap of the outings.

Illustration for news: High Five: Reading List by Yuri Kabanov

High Five: Reading List by Yuri Kabanov

The academic year is gradually gaining momentum, and textbooks, along with academic papers, are becoming a part of bedtime reading. If you would like to read something different and useful, read the reading list by Yuri Kabanov, co-head of the programme 'Political Science and World Politics'. There you will find books about statistics and cats, a collection of short stories-assumptions, and others.

Illustration for news: HSE University School of Art and Design in St. Petersburg and ‘Manege’ Open a Joint Exhibition

HSE University School of Art and Design in St. Petersburg and ‘Manege’ Open a Joint Exhibition

On August 14, the ‘Thirty Three Characters’ project, which was created by the HSE University School of Art and Design in St. Petersburg in partnerships with the ARKI Creative Workshop, will open at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall in St. Petersburg. The project combines a series of outdoor installations dedicated to the Cyrillic alphabet.

Illustration for news: Ballet and Five-hour Video Walk around the Hermitage. What Else Can I Do Online?

Ballet and Five-hour Video Walk around the Hermitage. What Else Can I Do Online?

Preventive measures due to the novel coronavirus forced many theatres and museums shut down until better days. However, there are exhibitions, discussions, and performances which you can watch online, so you can enjoy cultural life while staying at home. HSE St. Petersburg's Editorial Office tells where you can listen to the opera, watch ballet, or participate in a book seminar.

Illustration for news: HSE SPb Day 2019

HSE SPb Day 2019

Are the first weeks of classes already a blur, but you still can't shake off the spell of HSE SPb Day? Let's take a look back on how the campus-wide event went and add the photos of our new university family to our albums.

Illustration for news: Feeling 'Home Sweet Home', Delicious Food and Lots of Fun

Feeling 'Home Sweet Home', Delicious Food and Lots of Fun

Celebrated twice a year, the Cultures Day is dedicated to the diversity of cultures and nationalities at HSE University – St Petersburg.

Illustration for news: From Skete to Detinets. Exchange Students from UCL Explore the Birthplace of Russia

From Skete to Detinets. Exchange Students from UCL Explore the Birthplace of Russia

Under the ‘Study Abroad Programme in Russian Language and Culture’ students improve their language proficiency and explore the Russian cultural heritage. Recently, they have been to Veliky Novgorod.

First Ever Kochubey Readings Take Place at HSE

On October 11-12, the HSE University - St Petersburg campus hosted the first ever international Kochubey Readings, devoted to the study of private collections in Russia and around the world. The conference took place under the patronage of the Kochubey family, members of which travelled to Russia from France, Belgium, and the U.S.

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