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Illustration for news: ‘Very Little Money Can Solve Very Big Problems’

‘Very Little Money Can Solve Very Big Problems’

Mariam Margaryan, a graduate of the HSE University Economics and Statistics programme, HSE University lecturer, and the Fundraising Director of the Friends Foundation, says that she got into philanthropy by accident. As a student of the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences, she planned to forge a career in a large consulting company. She spoke of her path to NGOs, her favourite social projects and her work at the University in an interview with the HSE University Project-Based Learning Laboratory of Economic Journalism.

Illustration for news: ‘HSE University Graduates Are an Elite Who Can Show Excellent Results and Achieve a Lot Both in Russia and Abroad’

‘HSE University Graduates Are an Elite Who Can Show Excellent Results and Achieve a Lot Both in Russia and Abroad’

Elizaveta Vityuk is a graduate of the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences, and a partner in McKinsey&Company, the largest global management consulting company. Elizabeth spoke to HSE news service about her career path, her work as a consultant and about the tasks that she has to solve.

Illustration for news: Guess the Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences!

Guess the Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences!

The HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences invites you to guess the Nobel Prize winners in economics.

Illustration for news: ‘More and More Often, We Need to Analyse Data That Is Non-Financial’

‘More and More Often, We Need to Analyse Data That Is Non-Financial’

In September, the new HSE online master’s programme in Business Analytics launched on Coursera. Its educational content is close to the practice-oriented on-site HSE master’s programme in Corporate Finance. Graduates of the programme go on to pursue brilliant careers in business, retail, banking and finance, as well as create their own start-ups.

Illustration for news: Everybody Is Nice, Unique And Intelligent In Their Own Way

Everybody Is Nice, Unique And Intelligent In Their Own Way

At this time our summer intern, Camryn, compares US and Russian students’ paths into higher education. Vladimir, also a fourth year student of the Economics and Statistics undergraduate program provides a meaningful insight on the possible application track available to any motivated high school kid, who loves math and self study. Olympiads, Russian State Exam, study subjects, different career tracks and students’ motivations uncovered

Illustration for news: Intense Curriculum with Many Benefits: HSE University Degree Takes Alum from Moscow and Rotterdam to Brussels

Intense Curriculum with Many Benefits: HSE University Degree Takes Alum from Moscow and Rotterdam to Brussels

Strategic Corporate Finance Master’s Programme alumnus Edoardo Alberti (’18) currently works in Brussels, a major energy company. He spoke with HSE News Service about how his studies at HSE University prepared him for a career right after graduation.

Illustration for news: ‘HSE is now a significant supplier of talent for the Mail.ru Group’

‘HSE is now a significant supplier of talent for the Mail.ru Group’

Dmitry Smyslov earned his Bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Social Sciences in 2004 and his Master’s from the Faculty of Economic Sciences in 2006. From 2006 until 2011, worked for MTS, becoming the youngest Department Director in company history. Over the past 10 years, has managed personnel for such major companies as Mail.ru, the Moscow Stock Exchange, Philip Morris International, and others. Awarded First Place for Financial Sector HR Directors in the Top 1,000 Russian Managers rating of 2017

Illustration for news: 'In the Future I Want to Open a Business School in Nigeria'

'In the Future I Want to Open a Business School in Nigeria'

Graduate of HSE University and UniLu Dual Degree Master programs Tobi Oladiran from Nigeria reflects on his experience and takeaway from the HSE University Master program Strategic Corporate Finance with Aigerim Omarbekova from Kazakhstan, also a first-year international student of the Strategic Corporate Finance program.

Illustration for news: International Master Students on Their Experience at HSE University and Sorbonne

International Master Students on Their Experience at HSE University and Sorbonne

Illustration for news: ‘When You Create a Startup, Your Main Motivation is Freedom from Corporate Slavery’

‘When You Create a Startup, Your Main Motivation is Freedom from Corporate Slavery’

As reported in Forbes, DeckRobot attracted $1.5 million in seed round investments this fall. Solo founder of the project and HSE graduate Anton Urbanas, aka Tony Urban, promises to simplify life for office workers by automating PowerPoint: now AI will create the slides. In this interview with Success Builder, Mr Urbanas explained why mathematicians are in demand in the U.S. right now, what could save office staff from sleepless nights with PowerPoint, how a startup can survive ‘imposter syndrome,’ whether it is easy to be a solo founder and how to start converting ideas into money.