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‘What International Students Need to Bring with Them Is Courage and Curiosity’

Alessandro Caglio
‘I started learning Russian in Italy. I’ve lived in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but came to Nizhny Novgorod to learn Russian in “real” Russia and become an international journalist’: Alessandro Caglio, first-cohort graduate of the Master’s programme ‘Literature and Media’, speaks about intercultural communications, hypertext novels, and the Russian winter.

‘The Lockdown Was a Good Thing for My Studies: I Had More Time to Prepare for Exams’

‘The Lockdown Was a Good Thing for My Studies: I Had More Time to Prepare for Exams’
The summer final exam session at HSE University (as well theses defences) was conducted completely online. The HSE News Service talked to international students about what they thought of the new knowledge assessment technologies and how they would like to take exams in future.

'Moscow is bright, cosy, busy and beautiful' by Lydia Haacke

'Moscow is bright, cosy, busy and beautiful' by Lydia Haacke
'Moscow is bright, cosy, busy and beautiful' says Lydia Haacke, an exchange student from LMU Munich (Germany).

‘The First Step Towards Boosting My Skills Was When I Started Studying at HSE University in Moscow’

‘The First Step Towards Boosting My Skills Was When I Started Studying at HSE University in Moscow’
Abdelilah Ghazioui first came to HSE Moscow in January 2015 to attend a winter school. He liked the experience so much that he decided to enrol in HSE’s Master’s programme in Public Policy and Political Analysis the same year. In an interview with HSE News Service, Abdelilah looks back on his studies at HSE and life in Moscow and talks about his non-profit organization.

Exchange Semester in Moscow by Florian Hertle

Exchange Semester in Moscow by Florian Hertle
Florian Hertle, an exchange Master student from University of Passau (Germany), tells about his studies at HSE University Moscow during the Spring 2020 semester.

A Ticket to the Rocky Mountains and Media Research

A Ticket to the Rocky Mountains and Media Research
This year HSE University is launching a new Master's programme in Critical Media Studies. HSE bulletin HSE Look has talked to Olga Baysha, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design, who was involved in creating the programme, about her path in academia, research interests, and teaching.

‘Russia Is a Country Full of Opportunities for Personal and Academic Growth’

‘Russia Is a Country Full of Opportunities for Personal and Academic Growth’
HSE University’s International Preparatory Programme has awarded diplomas to the class of 2020. International students completed their yearlong intensive studies that included a Russian language course and a variety of subject specific courses. The aim of the preparatory programme is to help international students get ready to enroll in Russian-taught full degree programmes at HSE and other Russian universities

‘The Advantages of HSE University’s Master’s Programmes Lie in the Extraordinary Diversity of What the University Has to Offer’

‘The Advantages of HSE University’s Master’s Programmes Lie in the Extraordinary Diversity of What the University Has to Offer’
While studying in HSE University’s master’s programmes, students receive an education that is developed with an eye towards specific professional markets, they can pursue research tracks, and they can even design their own individual curricula that incorporate coursework and expertise different programmes. HSE Vice Rector Sergey Roshchin discusses these benefits and others of HSE University’s master’s programmes.

‘I Was Always a Fan of Online Studying’

‘I Was Always a Fan of Online Studying’
Students of the first cohort of the HSE’s online Master of Data Science are now completing their first semester. Offered entirely online on Coursera, the programme attracts students from all over the world. HSE News Service spoke with two international students about what drew them to the programme, the courses they have taken so far, and what their online student community is like.

HSE Minecraft Helps Foster Virtual Community

HSE Pokrovka Complex in Minecraft
HSE students came up with the idea of building HSE University’s Pokrovka Complex in Minecraft at the very beginning of the lockdown. In May, the opening ceremony was held, where HSE Rector delivered his welcome address, followed by lectures and a concert. HSE University now has a full-fledged virtual campus that brings HSE community closer together. Project organizer Olesya Yakovleva told HSE News Service more about the project.