Self-organisation and a Comprehensive Research Approach: HSE University Geography Students Complete Field Work
Every summer, HSE University students from various programmes have the opportunity to gain experience in their subject under real conditions. Second-year students of the Bachelor’s in Geography of Global Changes and Geoinformation Technology spent 24 days doing practical work in geoinformation technologies and spatial modelling, 17 of which were spent in the field.
First Years Complete Their First Summer Field Practice
First year students of the Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technology completed a field trip to the Kursk Biosphere Station of the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The study programme included modules on geomorphology, geochemistry and soil science, geobotany, hydrometeorology, cartography and social geography.
First admission: the subtotals
It has been 5 months since the first HSE geography students begun their studies. Throughout these months 34 young people from all over Russia and one student from Brazil were writing courseworks, passing exams, submitting projects and obtaining practical geographical skills.