- Director :Centre for Leadership and Volunteer Work
- Tatyana Zakharova has been at HSE University since 2003.
In honour of International Volunteer Day, which was celebrated on December 6, HSE News Service spoke with HSE student organization leaders about their volunteer work. It turns out that HSE students are very active members of their communities: from painting with children in local orphanages to helping out at animal shelters, students participate in a wide range of volunteer efforts—and have fun while doing it.
Last week, over 140 HSE students and graduates were awarded certificates in honour of the quality of their research in HSE’s 2018 Research Paper Competition. In addition to receiving the traditional awards, guests received some exciting news: 1) students are now invited to participate in SciCasting, a research blogger competition; and 2) the winners of the 2018 research paper competition will receive travel grants.
Students from universities in Russia and abroad have until October 31st to submit their applications for HSE’s open competition for research conducted in business informatics, computer science, mathematics, media communications, and political science.
On June 3, HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov met in Berlin with university alumni living in Germany, as well as with students and postgraduate students who are currently continuing their studies at Humboldt University. During the meeting, they discussed the development of the Higher School of Economics, differences in approaches to the educational process at universities in Russia and Germany, and the prospect for transferring certain Western practices to the realities of Russia.
The Kant Sports Complex has hosted the 4th annual Higher School of Economics Winter Sports Day, organised by the student Extreme Sports Club and the HSE Office of Public Relations.
Hundreds of students, staff and alumni of the Higher School of Economics, as well as students of the HSE Lyceum and friends of the university, took part in the traditional HSE Summer Health Day at the Kant sports centre.
On December 4th the Artplay Centre of Design held the 10th ‘Iron Egg’ prize award ceremony for HSE students.
The children’s festival ‘Red’ recently took place place in Moscow. The event was organized by Konstantin Sedov, HSE graduate. Konstantin is founder of the ‘Hospital Clowns’ charity, which has been active since 2008.
On December 7th 2012, the 9th annual award ceremony for student participation in university life, the ‘Iron Eggs’, took place at the HSE Cultural Centre.