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Creative Industries Masters Programme to Be Announced at UTMN

UT
Om 11 NovemberUTMN School of Advanced Studies (2/1, 8 Marta St.) presented its new Creative Industries professional masters programme.

Top Five Universities for Tuition-Free Admissions in 2017

ITMO
Every year, Higher School of Economics in partnership with Yandex conducts a monitoring of Russian universities that admit students based on their scores on the Unified State Exam and where at least 300 students were admitted to tuition-free places. The survey has been conducted since 2009.

Universities are to become drivers of regional development

IKBFU
On September 21, IKBFU became the venue for the 21st Seminar-Conference of the 5-100 Programme. This is a quarterly forum, which has become a recognized platform for professional interaction in the field of increasing global competitiveness of Russian universities.

University will develop educational and scientific programmes with Turkmenistan

Samara University
On Monday, 2 October, in the course of a formal visit of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to Turkmenistan the representatives of Russian and Turkmen universities signed a row of interuniversity agreements.

ITMO Graduate from India on Benefits of Double Degree

ITMO
Soumen Banerjee came to ITMO University in September 2015 after getting his Bachelor’s degree in Calcutta. He enrolled at ITMO’s High-Performance Computing Department on a double-degree program and spent the first year of his studies in Big Data in St. Petersburg.

ITMO Graduates Get Top Salaries

ITMO
The Superjob research center published the ranking of Russian universities by the highest salaries their graduates who work in IT get. 20 universities got into the top; ITMO entered the top-3, becoming the only St. Petersburg university to get into the top-5 and shifting the Moscow State University to the 4th position.

TADHack 2017: ITMO Students Finish Third with Tourism App

ITMO
Students from ITMO University’s Computer Technologies Department have won third place at the St. Petersburg event of the Telecom Application Development Hackathon (TADHack), which was held in more than 30 cities around the world from September 22 to 24. The competition requires participants to develop telecommunications software.

ITMO won Silver "Dolphin" at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV awards

ITMO
Last night in one of the cinema capitals of the world, in Cannes, the annual International festival Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards was held. For each of the last seven years filmmakers, agencies, television channels and even students have been vying for a prize in corporate and documentary films along Côte d'Azur.

12 Universities of Association Get into THE World University Ranking 2018 Top-1000

The Times Higher Education today publishes the 14th annual edition of its World University Rankings. In Russia, 18 institutions are included in the list of the top 1,000 universities, twelve of which are Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100 participants completing the ranking table of global universities from 77 countries.

Bike Ride With Rector Goes National

ITMO
Students, staff and friends of ITMO University meet with Rector Vladimir Vasilyev for a picturesque bike ride in St. Petersburg’s seaside district. This year, the baton was picked up in Vladivostok, where the international conference METANANO-2017 is currently underway.

Maltese delegation visits Lobachevsky University

UNN
On September 21, a delegation of the Republic of Malta visited Lobachevsky University. The delegation included: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Malta to Russia Carmel Brincat, Honorary Consul of Malta Oleg Zaitsev, and President of the Domain Group Nicholas Callus.

HSE Graduates Win National Research Competition

HSE University
Work by graduates of the HSE undergraduate programme in sociology took first place at the Russian national undergraduate and graduate student academic research competition in the social sciences category. In addition, research by a graduate of the HSE St. Petersburg won an audience’s choice award.