‘Extracurricular Activities Define Student Life and Social Connections’
The extracurricular life of HSE University is renowned for its sports, entertainment, charity and social projects. From traditional events such as HSE Survival, HSE New Wave, HSE Greatest Show and HSE Fest to house concerts of music clubs, student initiations, and inter-campus meetings—each event garners attention from outside the university as well. Anna Blyakhman, Director of HSE Campus in Nizhny Novgorod, tells us how the university manages to maintain such a high level of events year after year, and the role of extracurricular activities in education.
“Language Mosaic” festival: dialogue of cultures and languages held at HSE University
Every year, approximately 25 languages disappear from the world's linguistic mosaic, which contains more than 7,000 languages. HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod at the initiative of the HSE Library hosted the festival, “Language Mosaic”, dedicated to International Mother Language Day.
To See by Touch: HSE Students Raise Funds for the Project ‘The World Through the Eyes of the Blind’
Students of the Bachelor's programme in Business Administration at HSE Nizhny Novgorod are implementing ‘The World Through the Eyes of the Blind’ public initiative as part of a project seminar. The students are holding exhibitions and workshops to raise funds through the crowdfunding platform Planeta.ru in order to install a radio system in a boarding school for blind and visually impaired students and to draw attention to the problems of people with visual disabilities.
HSE Students Support Phonetics Competition for Chinese Students
The Glinka State Conservatory in Nizhny Novgorod has held a phonetics competition in Russian as a foreign language for Chinese students of the preparatory department. The spectators, jury members, and support team of the competition included HSE University-Nizhny Novgorod students of the Bachelor’s in Foreign Languages and Intercultural Business Communication, Academic Supervisor of the programme Marianna Korenkova, and Chinese language teacher Elena Ammosova. The Chinese students opened the event with performances of famous solo works in Russian.
Master’s in Computer Vision Students Defend Term Papers for First Time
Second-year students of the Master of Computer Vision programme have presented their projects in this cutting-edge field in AI. The committee included representatives of the programme’s partners from Huawei, YADRO and SBERLAB, as well as Valery Cherepennikov, IT advisor to the governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region.
University-Wide Open Day to Be Held for Prospective Students
On March 12, HSE University will hold a university-wide Open Day for prospective students of bachelor’s and specialist programmes. The event will be held in the Pokrovka Building and will feature presentations by faculties and campuses, a talk by the Admissions Office, activities from student organisations, a tour of the university’s historical buildings and much more. Those interested in attending must register in advance.
HSE Scientists Simulate Rogue Waves in Standing Wave Fields
And predict their occurrence in real sea conditions
‘My Business Started Out as My Course Work’
Elizaveta Korsakova, Master’s student of the programme ‘Business Analytics in Economics and Management’, started up her own online shop which became profitable within two months. Elizaveta spoke to the HSE News Service about how having her own business helps her in her studies at HSE University and about what kind of analytics help to improve sales.
HSE Online Shares Achievements for 2022
What were the main digital achievements of online education at HSE University in 2022? How did HSE become the Online University of the Year? Why do HSE’s intellectual innovations surpass the product developments of leading EdTech companies? HSE Online shares the results of its activity in 2022.
HSE University Achieves High Research Leadership Performance in Priority 2030 Programme
The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation has announced the results of the latest selection of participating Priority 2030 universities to receive an additional part of the grant.