Hypnotized by the Beauty of Russia’s Winter, Indonesian Student of Asian Studies Hopes to Pursue International Career
Aditya Haryo Proboncono, a 27-year-old Indonesian graduate of the University of Indonesia with a Bachelor in Humanities, is currently enrolled at in the HSE School of Asian Studies where he is enjoying courses in the culture, language, history, as well as political and economic development of Asian countries.
It has been very interesting and challenging’, says Aditya of his time at HSE so far. ‘I can improve my English and Russian at the same time at HSE. I also can gain more knowledge and perspective by discussing many things with friends from various countries. I can also promote the culture of my beautiful country and persuade them to visit it. It will be a great advantage for pursuing an international career’.
Aditya strongly advises prospective students to learn basic Russian before enrolling at HSE, and like many students from warmer climates, he advises them to prepare for Russia’s winter. ‘Winter in Russia is also challenging’, he says, but ‘I was hypnotized by the beauty of winter in Russia’.
Prepared by Anna Chernyakhovskaya for HSE News Service
After graduating from the Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia master’s programme, Vladimir Kirichenko set off for Indonesia. He is now at the London School of Public Relations in Jakarta, where he studies, teaches, conducts research, and works in an international office. Below he discusses his experience in Indonesia, as well as prospects for the development of Russian and Indonesian ties in the field of education.
The Higher School of Economics has launched the HSE International Student Information Centre Office in Indonesia and Malaysia. The university is collaborating with ImageRnR-Indonesia, which acts as an educational promotion and marketing planner to promote HSE and act as the university’s representative in Indonesia and other countries in Southeast Asia.