Syrgak Erkinbek Uulu is the former head of Green HSE, a volunteer at the football World Cup, a graduate of the Republican Kyrgyz-Turkish Anatolian Lyceum for Talented Children, graduate of the HSE Faculty of Management, and master’s student at HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod. He spoke to us about moving abroad to study, what an international student can expect in Nizhny Novgorod, and the impact of HSE University on his life and interests.
‘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 HSE – Nizhny Novgorod delegation visited the city of Novi Sad in Serbia. They took part in the PUTOKAZI educational exhibition and had a productively conversation with Serbian gymnasium students. Two too largest universities in Serbia are interested in signing collaboration agreements with HSE – Nizhny Novgorod.
The Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan Fariddin Nasriev on February 20 visited Nizhny Novgorod, where he had a meeting with Uzbek students studying in Nizhny Novgorod universities.
On February 10-12, Emil Velinov, professor of marketing and management at Skoda Auto University (Czech Republic), visited HSE - Nizhny Novgorod as part of the Erasmus+ mobility programme.
“Children’s Library” in Nizhny Novgorod has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. That is the reason why our international students from Mexico, Pakistan, Germany, France and Italy were invited to participate to the cultural event “Sources of Inspiration”.
The Southwest University of Political Science and Law (Chongqing, China) and the HSE - Nizhny Novgorod discussed options for strengthening cooperation, such as the increase in the number of students for academic mobility, teachers’ training and joint educational programmes.
One-year programme of Russian as a foreign language has been in operation at HSE – Nizhny Novgorod since October 2017. International students who are enrolled in it do not only study theory and practice of Russian but are also involved in extra-curricular activities. Ksenia Grushko and Irina Makarova are the bright teachers who inspire participants of their course to master the language and take part in different academic events which can l help young people in their studies and may broaden understanding of Russia, its literature and culture.
On November 5, educational partnership between the Master’s programme in Mathematics offered by HSE Nizhny Novgorod and the University of Passau, Germany, was finalized. Upon graduation from the joint programme, students will receive a Master’s degree in Mathematics from HSE and a Master of Science in Computational Mathematics degree from the German university.
From October 9 to October 16, 2018, HSE University together with Rossotrudnichestvo will hold a series of events for teachers of Russian schools in the United States.
The events will be held in Washington (DC), Portland (Oregon), and Sacramento (California).