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‘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.

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.