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Payment of September Stipends

Dear students, if you are entitled to a social stipend (a social academic scholarship usually payable to quota students) please note that due to certain unexpected technical problems with bank transfers, September stipends will be paid out in cash.

At HSE Day You’ll Learn Everything about HSE Educational Programmes and Student Organizations

HSE Day, which takes place on September 9, 2015, at Gorky Park is not only a colourful festival for everyone, but also an opportunity to learn more about the university.  Without doubt, you’ll find what you’ve long been looking for among HSE’s educational programmes, studios, sports and creative activities.

HSE and Dynamo to Support Student Sports Initiatives

The Higher School of Economics and the Russian hockey team Dynamo Moscow have agreed to combine forces to help students lead a healthy lifestyle and develop student sports initiatives.

How to Apply for Your Student Social Card

Students on full-degree programmes can apply for a Student Social Card (‘SKS’ in Russian) and it is definitely worth doing right away because it doesn’t just give you a discount on public transport but serves as your banking card to receive your stipend and make purchases.

HSE for Beginners — A Step-by-Step Guide to Settling In

This year HSE is welcoming around 200 international students who will be enrolled in full-degree programmes. To help you feel an integral part of the HSE family, get settled upon arrival and complete the enrollment, we have put together a step-by-step guide.

An Excursion to the Sky

In July, students from the HSE Extreme Sports Club planted the university’s flag at the top of Mount Elbrus, one of the world’s highest peaks. Garry Rutberg, one of the club’s leaders, and Alexandra Oleinikova, an HSE alumna and the club’s guide, tell us about the complicated nature of the mountain, ways of fighting hypoxia, and what it’s like to walk amongst the clouds.

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spots in modern apartment-like dorms are offered to HSE students.

Indonesian Public Officer Graduates from HSE

Political Analysis and Public Policy is the most popular Master’s programme among HSE’s international students. It draws people with professional experience as well as those fresh from Bachelor’s degrees to do research. Indra Prasetya Adi Nugroho is one of the 2015 new Master’s graduates. He came to HSE from a job in the Indonesian government.

HSE-MSU Sailing Regatta Set to Reach International Level

The first sailing regatta between HSE and Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) was held in the Strogino water meadows and served as the beginning of a new tradition for student club competitions. Students from the two universities’ teams agreed to form a single team to participate in next year’s world sailing championship, which can be considered the main outcome of the regatta. And for those who are more interested in numbers, the teams were tied for most of the day, but it was MSU that won the five races with a score of 3:2.

‘Heroes among Us’ Collects Money for Graduation Party for Children in Care, and a Sportsground

On June 4, 2015, the ‘Heroes among Us’ charity fair took place in the ZIL Cultural Center, involving students involved in charitable initiatives at HSE, MGIMO, MGU, and MIFI. The idea of creating a forum for the exchange of experience in this area was developed by two of HSE’s student projects – Open Your Eyes, and ICEF Outreach.