At the end of 2023, HSE University launched its International Mentoring Programme, where international alumni help current students adapt to the new environment, develop their personal skills, set goals, and make clear plans for job search and career growth. The HSE News Service spoke to participants about why the programme is interesting to mentors, what it can offer mentees, how it is it different from other career guidance initiatives, and more.
HSE University has signed a cooperation agreement with Panamerican University (Universidad Panamericana, UP), a leading Mexican higher education institution. The document was signed at the initiative of HSE University-St Petersburg during the university's academic mission to Latin America.
In early November 2023, a delegation from HSE University visited the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Shenzhen. HSE University representatives took part in CUHK-Shenzhen 2023 International Partner Day and discussed the existing student exchange agreement with colleagues from China.
Professor of the School of Finance Dmitry Tikhomirov became the winner of the “Golden Names of Higher School” competition in 2023.
Professor of the School of Finance Dmitry Tikhomirov is included in the list of winners of the annual competition “Golden Names of Higher School”. The nomination - for the development of practice-oriented higher education.
For HSE Preparatory Year students, the Russian Speaking Club is a way to improve their language proficiency in a relaxed atmosphere. At this year’s first such event, they discussed online communications and social media. Michael Dzodzoe from Ghana and Leen Sabbagh from Syria shared their impressions with the HSE News Service.
HSE University has announced the results of its 2023/24 online admissions campaign. The university, which leads in CIS countries in terms of the number of online programmes (three bachelor’s and 18 master’s), has once again attracted the most students this year with a total of 1,750 admissions.
James Atta Peprah, Dean of the School of Economics at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana, visited HSE University to attend International Partners’ Week and sign a cooperation agreement. In his interview with the HSE News Service, he introduces his university, talks about the prospects of cooperation, and shares some tips for exchange students.
From September 25–29, HSE University hosted International Partners’ Week, which was attended by representatives from 23 countries. As part of the event, a series of cooperation and exchange agreements was signed with universities and organisations from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Ghana, China, and Japan.
How Universities Create an International Environment to Cultivate Talent and Support Foreign Students
Studying at a foreign university has distinct advantages for one's career trajectory, alongside invaluable experience and an expanded array of opportunities. However, students may face considerable stress due to immersion in a different cultural setting and encounter new, sometimes unforeseen, challenges. The session 'Creating an International Environment as a Keystone to Cultivate Talent', hosted by HSE University as part of International Partners' Week, featured discussions by experts and representatives from top universities on how universities assist foreign students in adapting and discovering opportunities for self-actualisation.