Why and How Did I Choose to Study in Russia?

Indiana Lokotar, a student of HSE SPb from Belgium, shares her experience of studying in Russia.

HSE Illuminated Authors Talk about the Magazine

Liubov Zaytseva interviews the authors of the magazine from all over the world on their writing experience.

Erasmus Student Network (ESN): Students Speak

We talk to the managers of ESN HSE and international students who have experienced this organization on themselves.

Who Are the International Ambassadors of HSE?

Interviews with the project manager and participants.

Conversation with Liudmila Veselova

Let’s learn a little bit about the person who makes a study process at Master's Degree Programme interesting and helps students to make their first steps in their career.

Interview with Magdalena Gaete, An Expert in University Management and Reputation

About reputation management, different academic cultures and building successful careers.

Reflecting Remote Studying

Ha Nguyen and Van Ly Vu organized a panel discussion on remote studying with international students of HSE.

Interview with Vitaly Sochnov and Yulia Dolgina

A conversation with the people in charge of aiding international students at HSE.

Interview with Ekaterina, Vice President of the ESN HSE SPb

Ekaterina Gryaznova talks about her interests, her view on HSE with positive and negative points, and her suggestions for future students.

From Italy To Moscow

Adina Pagliaccia speaks about her oriental studies and the reason she arrived in Russia from Italy.

Fantastic Doctorates And Where To Find Them

A short guide to the world of doctoral degrees.

Impressions of HSE SPb through years from a master's student.
May 27
If you want to get away from city life, even for a short time, Mehmet Kilic knows where to go.
May 25
Have you ever wondered how to get to student exchange program and what students face during it?
May 20
Van Ly Vu talks about peer pressure, how to overcome it and shares her own story.
May 18
We discuss how to get a job in a famous IT company, provide some advice for applicants on how to successfully combine study and work.
May 16
Saint-Petersburg has many monuments dedicated to writers and literary characters, and buildings marked with plaques dedicated to writers and poets.
May 11
Architectural and park ensemble in the Archangelskoye, the phenomenon of exceptional significance in the history of Russian culture. Тhis is the only estate near Moscow that has come down to us almost unchanged.
May 05
Learn more about Japan's most unique variety of sushi restaurants.
April 29
Mehmet Kilic conducted an interview with Izabela, a graduate student in Management and Analytics for Business at HSE in Saint Petersburg.
April 27
«Mother» of HSE Ice Hockey club talks about the organization and plans for future.
April 25
Tyler Cobb interviewed three HSE Master's students to hear their reflections on their time at HSE and their next steps after graduation.
April 22
Mehmet Kılıç talks with Daniyal Haider Mahar, a foreign student who is doing his master degree at HSE Saint-Petersburg.
April 20
St. Petersburg teams (football, basketball, hockey) are waiting for their visitors.
April 11
An overview of the eight main cities of Russia's "Golden Ring", from Vladimir to Sergiev Posad.
April 08
A brief introduction to Russia's historic tourist route, the Golden Ring.
April 06

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