On September 13, 2020, the HSE University campus in Nizhny Novgorod turned 24 years. The grand opening of the campus back then was attended by Evgeny Yasin, Minister of Economy of the Russian Federation and HSE Academic Supervisor, and Boris Nemtsov, Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast. This was the first HSE campus outside Moscow, and kickstarted the university’s spatial expansion.
Any student or 2020 graduate of a Russian or international university is eligible to take part in the Student Research Paper Competition. Papers can be submitted from September 1 to October 15. The competition has been held at HSE University since 2003.
‘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.
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.
HSE became the leader of this ranking for the first time, outperforming Moscow State University, the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and other Russian universities. Universities were assessed on the basis of three indicators, Quality of Education, Quality of Graduates and the ‘Forbes Factor’.
‘The sorcerer, in the guise of a soaring bird, brushes against the concrete slabs with his wing’. This poetic line is the name of a joint crowdfunding project run by second-year students of the HSE Nizhny Novgorod Management Faculty and the street artist Anton Tabatchikov on the Grebnoy Channel embankment.
HSE University took 298th place in the 2021 QS World University Rankings, improving its ranking by 24 positions compared to last year and entering the first quartile of the world’s leading universities. HSE University now ranks among the world’s top 300 universities in two international rankings: the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
How to Teach Computers to Understand Emotions: a Student from Nizhny Novgorod Campus Won Third Season of IV HSE Research Battles
Marina Kaziulina, first-year student of the Bachelor’s Programme ‘Fundamental and Applied Linguistics’, is the winner of the third season of IV Research Battles with her research on machine learning conducted at the interface of psychology, linguistics, and data-science. Together with her colleague Alexander Babiy, Marina has designed an algorithm to identify emotions in texts based on thousands of online users’ messages.
The HSE School of Mass Media Project Production is launching a new mobile app, XCE FACTOR, for an online talent show. The project team spoke with the HSE News Service about their new app, mental health factors, and dreams of Netflix.