On February 12, the winners of the Student Research Paper Competition were announced. Not only did they receive prizes, but also had the opportunity to put some thought-provoking questions to the university administration. We’ve selected five questions which we consider highly relevant to researchers at HSE and internationally, and the responses are below.
Every quarter at HSE, we hold a competition to support student initiatives. Projects that foster university development, as well as projects that have benefits for wider society, are recognized and awarded financial and organizational assistance.
According to research by Future Today, HSE’s Faculty of Economic Sciences is the most in-demand among employers. A further three HSE faculties were named in the top 10.
The research paper competition was held in 21 subjects, including Arts and Design, an area that was just introduced this year. For the first time ever, international students are among the competition’s winners.
Applications for Increased State Academic Scholarship for Noteworthy Achievements Open till December 25
Students can apply for the Increased State Academic Scholarship (HSE Increased Academic Scholarship for noteworthy academic, research, social, cultural, creative, or athletic achievements) via LMS system by submitting the documents that confirm student achievements listed in a student e-portfolio.
Members of the student organization ‘Green HSE’ together with students from the Latvian Transport and Telecommunication Institute have won the annual ‘Climatron’ contest in the category ‘How to tell people about the circular economy’. This year the final round was held at the international exhibition of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation ‘Ecotech 2017’.
On December 4, the vote for student ombudsman came to an end, and on December 6, new members of the HSE Student Council met for the first session.
On its 25th anniversary, HSE has published a book - Other Cities - a collection of stories by the University’s staff about over 80 cities throughout Russia and the rest of the world, where the authors used to live and work, and which directly contributed to their personal and academic paths. The book won’t be on sale, but we will give it to you by making a donation to a hospice.