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‘I Am More Than Satisfied with My Results’

Leandro Cassius
Leandro Cassius, from Brazil, studied at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, and graduated from HSE in July 2018 with a BA in World Economy. In his interview with HSE News Service, he looks back on his time at HSE and talks about his career plans

From Europe and America to Africa and Australia: International Admissions 2020 Attract Applicants from around the World

From Europe and America to Africa and Australia: International Admissions 2020 Attract Applicants from around the World
Every October, HSE University sums up the results of that year’s international student admissions campaign. This year, due to the pandemic, the University quickly reorganized admissions procedures and began holding all events and consultations remotely. In total, 9,324 students from 156 countries applied to undergraduate and graduate programmes at HSE University. For the 2020/2021 year, HSE welcomed 2,214 students from all over the world to its campuses. This is an 11% increase in international enrollments from last year.

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‘The Ability to Talk about Your Research in a Way That Is Accessible to a Wide Audience Is a Must’

‘The Ability to Talk about Your Research in a Way That Is Accessible to a Wide Audience Is a Must’
On October 16, 2020, HSE University—winner of the Communication Laboratory 2019 Grand Prix—will host the 4th Russian Science Communication Forum. The Forum is held in partnership with the Association of Education and Science Communicators (AKSON).

¡Bienvenidos! HSE University Launches Admissions Website in Spanish

¡Bienvenidos! HSE University Launches Admissions Website in Spanish
HSE University continues to expand its online presence with the launch of a Spanish-language admissions website. Now the University is making it even easier for Spanish-speaking students to apply to one of Russia's best universities.

HSE Graduate School of Business Holds Fall Career Week

HSE Graduate School of Business Holds Fall Career Week
The HSE Graduate School of Business Career Centre held the traditional Fall Career Week and Job Fair, which took place online for the first time. 34 companies from different business sectors (consulting, finances, IT, FMCG, retail, and telecom) participated in the event. More than 63 representatives of different companies gave talks and master classes for GSB students.

‘Philosophy Isn’t Taught in School. You Have to Gain the Knowledge and Systematize It Yourself’

‘Philosophy Isn’t Taught in School. You Have to Gain the Knowledge and Systematize It Yourself’
Amiran Karatsev won the 2020 HSE Global Scholarship Competition (GSC) in Tajikistan in subjects that are not usually taught in high school: philosophy and psychology. Amiran spoke to HSE News Service about the advantages of participating in person, why some of the Competition tasks have no correct answer, and how to not only effectively prepare for it, but have fun while doing it. Let’s prepare for the 2021 GSC together with 2020 winners!

HSE University in St. Petersburg and Ca' Foscari University of Venice Launch a Double Degree Programme in Asian Studies

HSE University in St. Petersburg and Ca' Foscari University of Venice Launch a Double Degree Programme in Asian Studies
Students of the Master's programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' now have the opportunity to study in the programme of Ca' Foscari University ‘Language and Management in China' for a year. On completion of their studies, students will get diplomas of both universities.

‘It’s Cool to See So Many International Participants from Different Backgrounds’

‘It’s Cool to See So Many International Participants from Different Backgrounds’
The students of the second cohort in HSE University’s Master of Data Science have started their classes. This English-taught programme is offered entirely online on Coursera and is the first of its kind in Russia.

Classes Start at HSE International Preparatory Programmes

Classes Start at HSE International Preparatory Programmes
In terms of format, this new academic year has been an unusual one for many HSE students. In HSE University’s International Preparatory Programmes (IPP), 90% of students from various countries will start their classes online. We talked with the IPP teachers and students about the structure and content of their courses, and the difficulties students face in mastering the Russian language and immersing themselves in Russian culture.