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Ten Reasons to Apply for the Master’s Programme in Prototyping Future Cities

Ten Reasons to Apply for the Master’s Programme in Prototyping Future Cities
Studying in an English-taught curriculum, working with big data, learning the internet of things, and studying smart city technologies—these are some of the key features of the Master’s Programme ‘Prototyping Future Cities’ offered by the Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism. Read on to learn more reasons why future urbanists choose the programme.

‘Vietnam and Russia Have a Lot of Common Values’

Tu Phan
Tu Phan is a second-year student in HSE University’s Master’s programme in Strategic Corporate Finance. She is an international student with a lot of experience living abroad: besides Vietnam, she has lived (and studied) in Azerbaijan, Italy, and now Russia. Tu told us about her studies, how her life has changed since moving to Russia, what life is like in the dorms, and even how Russian and Vietnamese babushkas are similar!

'Little by little I learned to enjoy Moscow and to “understand” it' by Francesca Stragapede

'Little by little I learned to enjoy Moscow and to “understand” it' by Francesca Stragapede
Francesca Stragapede, an exchange student from University of Milan (Italy), tells about her studies at HSE and about her favourite spots in Moscow.

‘Everyone Is Cool and Loves What They Do’

‘Everyone Is Cool and Loves What They Do’
Ulyana Rusetskaya of Belarus is in her first year at the HSE Art and Design School. She entered HSE University by winning the HSE Global Scholarship Competition (GSC) for foreign citizens in the area of design. Ulyana spoke with the HSE News Service about how to prepare a project for the GSC and how the HSE community differs from other university communities. Prepare for the GSC 2021 with the winners of the GSC 2020!

Pursue a New Career Path with a Master’s Degree from HSE

Pursue a New Career Path with a Master’s Degree from HSE
Upon graduating from university, it is not uncommon to find that your professional interests no longer align with your undergraduate area of study. Pursuing an advanced degree that allows you to pursue your real interests is a solution to this problem. At HSE University, we understand this. That is why many HSE Master’s programmes do not require applicants to hold a bachelor’s degree in the programme field.

HSE Showcases Innovations in Urbanism and Neural Networks at Russia’s Geek Picnic 2020

HSE Showcases Innovations in Urbanism and Neural Networks at Russia’s Geek Picnic 2020
This year, Russia’s largest science and technology festival, Geek Picnic, was held online for the first time. Despite the new format, the festival programme included all of the event’s usual key features: expert lectures, workshops, competitions, and opportunities to socialize and network with fellow tech and science enthusiasts. HSE University once again served as the festival’s content partner.

Four Campuses and One Long-Awaited Headliner: HSE University-Wide Graduation to Be Held on July 3

Four Campuses and One Long-Awaited Headliner: HSE University-Wide Graduation to Be Held on July 3
This year for the first time in HSE history, the graduation ceremony will take place at one time for all four HSE campuses. Almost 11,000 students from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, and Perm will gather online to bid the university farewell and celebrate the next chapter in their lives.

'Joint Programme with Skoltech Looked Interesting, So I Decided to Give It a Try'

Anna Kuzina
In 2019, Anna Kuzina graduated from HSE University and Skoltech Statistical Learning Theory joint master programme. Now Anna works as a research engineer in Skoltech and will commence her PhD studies in Amsterdam in September. Here she talks about her life as a student and her research. She also gives advice to students who want to build a successful career in industry and research.

‘The Central Role of Communication in Education Is Not Going Anywhere’: HSE Rector on the Revolution in Higher Education, the Prestige of Russian Education, and the Outcomes of the Pandemic

‘The Central Role of Communication in Education Is Not Going Anywhere’: HSE Rector on the Revolution in Higher Education, the Prestige of Russian Education, and the Outcomes of the Pandemic
In an interview with Forbes, HSE University Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov discussed the digitalization of education and what he thinks the future holds in store for universities. Below is an abridged translation of the interview. The full-length interview in Russian is available on the Forbes website.

HSE University Enters Top 50 of THE Young University Rankings

HSE University Enters Top 50 of THE Young University Rankings
HSE University has taken 41st place, becoming the only Russian university on the Top 50 of the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.