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Iron Egg to Be Awarded on December 11th

On December 11th the annual student award ceremony Iron Egg, which recognizes the best student projects and achievements in extracurricular areas, will be held at HSE.

Language Tandem

Language Tandem
Language Tandem, a new project at HSE in Nizhny Novgorod, has been launched. The project involves 15 international exchange students, who came to Nizhny Novgorod from France and Italy, master’s students of Global Business from Austria and Italy, who have just started learning Russian, and 15 Russian students from various faculties who are studying foreign languages. The participants shared their impressions of the first meetings.

MIEM Tourclub at the Sports Tourism 'Races in Fours' Competition

The sports tourism contest where teams of four (hence the name) compete against each other was held in the Greater Moscow Area. Hundreds of teams from all over Russia and Belarus took part. HSE was represented by 11 students and 3 alumni. The events included long distance running and crossing ravines with ropes. 

HSE to Have Student Ombudsman and an All-HSE Student Council

HSE is holding elections for the Student Council and for the post of Student Ombudsman or  rights defender. Grant allocations and student expulsions, financing student projects and renewing degree courses are just a few of the things student self-governing bodies are involved in but it’s enough to show why every student should vote.

Italian Adventures in Russia

Italian Adventures in Russia
Alessandra Marabini and Francesca Di Furia are Italian exchange students living in Nizhny Novgorod. They are from University of Bergamo and have come to HSE on an exchange semester to study Economics and Russian Language. Both of them have been to Russia before so they are not fazed by the unfamiliar things they see going on around them. Nevertheless, as they tell us below, something new and surprising seems to happen to them everyday. The things that struck them most during their month in Nizhny Novgorod are public transport and the old houses.  

HSE Student Guided Tours Offer Unique Insight into Moscow

HSE Student Guided Tours Offer Unique Insight into Moscow
The Student Initiative Support Centre and the HSE Faculty of Humanities are jointly organising free guided tours around Moscow. The tours are designed by final year students. Most tours are in Russian but the organizers are ready to schedule additional English-language tours for international students.

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.