Students Sports Club HSE St. Petersburg

Students Sports Club is a student organization was founded with the aim of increasing the physical activity of students and popularizing different kinds of sport at the HSE St. Petersburg.

SSC HSE St. Petersburg organizes such sports events as tournaments, festivals and competitions. During the whole academic year, there are both team tournaments, e.g. basketball and football ones and competitions in individual sports, e.g. table tennis and arm-wrestling.

SSC HSE St. Petersburg actively interacts with the Russian Student Sports Clubs Association. Members of SSK HSE St. Petersburg organize local and city championships, participate in sports and management forums and educational programs.

Every student can become a part of the team and make sports life of students at the HSE St. Petersburg even better! All you need is a great desire and initiative!

The Higher School of Economics St. Petersburg gives its students the opportunity to try themselves in the following sports:

  • Football, basketball, volleyball;

  • Rhythmic and esthetic gymnastics;

  • Chess;

  • Table tennis;

  • Arm-wrestling.

HSE Contemporary dance classes

Contemporary dance classes is a new contemporary choreography studio in HSE St. Petersburg, where every student can discover his or her creative potential, get closer to the art of choreography and learn to gracefully control his or her body.

The organization began its work in January 2020, but from the first days the HSE Contemporary dance classes drew full houses. 

Not only experienced dancers can attend classes, but also beginners - everyone will find a place and a class to their liking. In the new academic year, in addition to open training, the studio will have a team formed from the best dancers. The guys plan to put on numbers which they can perform at various university and city events and take part in creative competitions.

Pay attention! All events are held in Russian language.

HSE Chess Club

HSE Chess club is a place where everyone can learn to play chess or improve their chess skills. We have developed a system which will allow the beginner to understand the basics. With professional players we analyze the games of the world's leading chess players, solve different tasks. The goal of our club is to promote chess into mass.

Pay attention! All events are held in Russian language.

Ice hockey team Northern raven

The Northern Raven hockey team appeared at HSE St. Petersburg quite recently – in 2020 – but it has a lot of potential and plans for the future. The team plans to participate in the Student Hockey league, so if you have the desire and opportunity to play hockey, members are happy to welcome you to their team! The level of training is not important, but it is necessary to have the equipment.

Northern Raven Cheerleading Team

The cheerleading team was founded in 2021. Their main task is to actively involve students in sports, because cheerleading combines good physical fitness and development of dance style.

The participants of the team try themselves in different roles:

  • perform at competitions in the disciplines of cheer freestyle and cheer dance show (the team plans to develop in other disciplines as well);
  • support university teams in various sports at tournaments;
  • beautify city events with their perfomance.

The team is notable for its friendly atmosphere and always welcomes new members. All trainings are held in Russian but organizers are happy to include foreigners to the dance practices.