Over 7,000 Students Take Part in Data Analysis National Olympiad
Data analysis enthusiasts from different regions of Russia and 13 foreign countries recently took part in the Data Analysis National Olympiad (DANO). The results of the first round will be announced on October 20th.
Submarine and French Confectioner's Shop—Winners of the Top Class Research Competition Announced
This year’s final stage of Top Class, the All-Russian Competition of Schoolchildren’s Research and Projects, held by HSE University, has come to a close. About a thousand 8th—11th graders from 7 countries and 69 regions of Russia participated in the contest. The winners and runners-up were announced at the closing ceremony in the HSE Cultural Centre. They received special prizes from partner companies.
Why High-Ability School Graduates Choose Low-Quality Universities
According to the findings of HSE researchers, up to one-quarter of school graduates in Moscow enrol in low-quality universities despite scoring highly on their Unified State Exam, the final school exam and a standard university admission mechanism in Russia. This academic mismatch limits their life opportunities and often stems from unequal starting conditions in the family and at school.
schools in 14 regions across Russia were visited this year by HSE students taking part in a programme to tell school-age pupils about the university. Approximately 2,000 upper-class pupils took part in these sessions.
of parents believe that the content of tests can prevent their children from passing the BSE (Basic State Exam) after the 9th grade.
students took part in the first Summer Profession-Oriented School for upper-class students of the lyceum, as well as basic and partner schools of the HSE University Educational District.
of school-age students are regularly or occasionally given physical punishment at home for bad behaviour.
hours are spent each week on courses, clubs, workshops and lessons with tutors by primary- and secondary-school students who are involved in supplementary education.
HSE Students to Participate in the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2013 World Final
Students of the HSE School of Software Engineering won the Russian final of the Microsoft Imagine Cup contest for software projects on April 6, 2013, in Moscow. Now they will represent Russia in the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Final in July 2013 in Saint Petersburg.