The Council of the International Student Association (CISA) works to ensure that international students can live and study comfortably at HSE University and in Russia in general. At present, CISA consists of nine international students and its Chair. Its current activities include dealing with border closures, arranging vaccinations, and creating information channels for international students.
At the end of April, HSE University hosted a Career Marathon in both offline and online formats. Representatives from 42 companies and several thousand students from HSE and many other universities took part in the event. For two days, the marathon participants attended poster sessions in the Pokrovka atrium, along with master classes from event partners, an interactive photo zone, and prize and merchandise draws, as well as experiencing an open dialogue with experts, and express interviews for current vacancies and internships.
‘Comics Mission. The Evolution of Drawn Stories in Russia’ is a large-scale event for fans of comics and graphic novels. Highlights include an exhibition, a festival and a laboratory dedicated to national comics. The exhibition in Zaryadye Park showcases an array of objects, ranging from early examples of cartoon stories from the 16th–early 20th centuries to the latest works by emerging artists in the 20th–21st centuries.
Faculty of Economic Sciences is proud to welcome Dr. Behrang Kamali, new Assistant Professor of the Department of Theoretical Economics, hired by the faculty under HSE University international recruitment procedure.
Oghogho Joy Isibor came to HSE University after earning a scholarship from the Faculty of Economic Sciences for her performance in the International Economics Olympiad. She is one of several foreigners to apply via the same competition. Oghogho is currently studying on the HSE University Preparatory Year Programme before starting her Economics degree. Read on to find out about her experience of the Olympiad, adapting to life in Russia, and the challenges of learning Russian for her future studies.
A variety of unique buildings, museums, exhibition halls, libraries, and cultural centres in Moscow will be open to the public free of charge
Art enthusiasts are in for a treat at two newly opened exhibitions in Moscow. The first one is ‘Dialogue in Time and Space–Russian Art of XX–XXI Centuries’ at MMOMA, which showcases the evolution of Russian art from the 20th century to the present. The other exhibition is ‘Artist Tkachev—On the 100th Anniversary of Sergei Tkachev’ at the Tretyakov Gallery. These exhibitions offer an opportunity to explore the rich history and diverse art forms that have emerged from Russia.
HSE University took first place in the 2022 ranking of the top universities in Russia according to HeadHunter, the biggest online recruitment company in Russia. Its rankings are based on employer demand for graduates of Russian universities whose CVs are available on the hh.ru website.
Experts have calculated that the number of international students in Russia has grown six times over the last decade, and researchers say that many of those who are studying today would like to stay in the country. This, alongside issues such as why Google Trends are worth looking into, were covered at the HSE XXIV Yasin International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development section on demography and labour markets.