‘Heroes among Us’ Collects Money for Graduation Party for Children in Care, and a Sportsground
On June 4, 2015, the ‘Heroes among Us’ charity fair took place in the ZIL Cultural Center, involving students involved in charitable initiatives at HSE, MGIMO, MGU, and MIFI. The idea of creating a forum for the exchange of experience in this area was developed by two of HSE’s student projects – Open Your Eyes, and ICEF Outreach.
The roundtable ‘Barriers that don’t exist: how to drop prejudice and start helping’ was a highlight of the day. It involved representatives of major charitable organizations – Give Life (Valery Panyushkin), Liza Alert (Irina Vorobeva), Age and Joy (Ksenia Chudinova), Help Needed (Mitya Aleshkovsky), Galchonok Charity Fund (Yana Yurkevich), Hospital Clowns (Konstantin Sedov), Volunteers to help child orphans (Elena Alshanskaya).
Training seminars also took place, led by representatives of charitable organizations and public projects ‘Great Changes’, ‘Renova’, ‘Young Capitals’, AIESEC Russia, Street Temple.
HSE students organized the handmade jewelry fair and bake sale. The programme also included a considerable entertainment programme including masterclasses in felt-toy making, mehndi, poetry, short film marathon, photo exhibition.
The day closed with a grand concert and charity auction involving Petr Nalich, the Russian Academy of Music graduate choir and the Caramba Cover group.
In total they raised 88,500. This money will go toward helping state care facilities for children that are affiliated with HSE. ICEF Outreach will organize a graduation party for a children’s home in Elatme, and Open Your Eyes will build a sportsground at Kolchuginsky Care Home.
Starting this academic year, hands-on project work has officially been incorporated into the MIEM educational programme curricula. Working within real-world professional parameters, current third-year students designed, soldered or coded projects for real clients. Once the students presented their projects at a final defense, a Tech Show was held at HSE University for the first time on June 10.
HSE University recently held the ‘Magic World’ inclusive charity festival at Bauman Garden in Moscow. The guests included children from four orphanages sponsored by HSE, as well as anyone else who was interested. The HSE News Service provides a summary of the festival’s activities below.
On June 3, a meeting with Chris Thaller, Head of Creative Projects at Runtastic by adidas and founder of the Parley Foundation, who is involved in a project to gather and recycle oceanic plastic, will take place at HSE University.
From March 8th to April 7th, 2019 HSE ART GALLERY is hosting a large-scale exhibition on the topic of Women Who Change the World. This joint project by HSE ART GALLERY and LEVI`S® has given HSE Art and Design School students the opportunity to realize their ideas on this important theme.
Master’s programme in Prototyping Future Cities offered by the HSE Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism was launched in 2017 and has since become quite popular among international students. Students from all over the world come to Moscow to learn how to use technologies to deal with future challenges of urban development. Two of the first-year students have talked to HSE News Service about studying on the programme and the projects they have been working on.
The projects ‘Twelve Labours of PR Expert’ and ‘MuzVyshka’ were among the winners at Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards 2018, Eastern Europe’s largest award in communications.
At the beginning of the new academic year, HSE launched a new mechanism to support student projects called HSEcoin. The first phase of fundraising through this platform took place from September 13 to November 20. During this time, student projects managed to collect 5,069.14 HSEcoins, which equals more than one million roubles based on 2018 exchange rates. Below is a summary of the first phase of the HSEcoin campaign.
At the beginning of the new academic year, HSE launched a new mechanism for supporting student projects – HSEcoin. Now students will be the ones deciding how financing will be distributed to student initiatives.
On June 8, the conference ‘The State and the Charities: Together to a Common Goal’ took place at HSE. It was organized together with the Agency of Social Information, the Donor Forum, and the Blagosfera Centre. Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia, and Tatyana Golikova, Vice Prime Minister of Russia, took part in the conference.
Practically all events hosted by HSE Lyceum are accompanied by a charity fair organized by the student group, Charity Market. Money made from the market is donated to the animal support fund ‘Pick up a Friend’ and to the Kozhukhovsky Shelter, with whom Lyceum students have been cooperating for several years. The HSE news team has the latest news their interesting extracurricular projects.