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‘The Faculty Has Fully Met My Expectations’

‘The Faculty Has Fully Met My Expectations’
In 2019, HSE University opened a Faculty of Chemistry, which offers a new bachelor’s programme in Chemistry. The Faculty of Urban and Regional Development, meanwhile, has opened a new bachelor’s programme in Urban Planning. Students of the programmes’ first cohorts and their advisors spoke with HSE News Service about their first semester of study.

Project-Based Learning to Become the Core of the Updated Educational Model at HSE University

Project-Based Learning to Become the Core of the Updated Educational Model at HSE University
The best features of the university model created by HSE over the years will be preserved, but a new model is essential for further development. This new model will focus on project-based learning for all students, as well as the digital transformation in the field of education.

Tuition Discounts Now Available to Eligible Online Master’s Students

Tuition Discounts Now Available to Eligible Online Master’s Students
Students from more than 150 countries can now receive tuition fee discounts for HSE's English-taught online Master of Data Science programme conducted entirely on Coursera international elearning platform. Admissions are open until December 6.

HSE University Launches New Master’s Programme in Critical Media Studies

Programme Academic Supervisor and HSE Assistant Professor Panos Kompatsiaris
HSE University’s new Master’s Programme ‘Critical Media Studies’, offered by the Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design, is now accepting applications for fall 2020. Programme Academic Supervisor and HSE Assistant Professor Panos Kompatsiaris explains what kinds of courses and research opportunities await the programme’s first cohort, and what makes the programme unique.

HSE Faculty of Chemistry Opens Teaching Laboratory Jointly with Russian Academy of Sciences

HSE Faculty of Chemistry Opens Teaching Laboratory Jointly with Russian Academy of Sciences
The HSE News Service attended the first workshop held at a new laboratory that has been equipped for chemistry students. In the new laboratory, first-year students will be able to conduct experiments and learn how to work with different substances.

HSE University Launches Russia’s First Online English-Taught Master's Programme

HSE University Launches Russia’s First Online English-Taught Master's Programme
This academic year, HSE University will begin admissions to its new online Master's programme in Data Science, which will be offered on Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform. The application deadline for admission to the programme is December 6. Courses begin in February. Upon the successful completion of the programme, students will receive a Master’s degree from HSE University, which is internationally recognized.

HSE University to Open Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technology

Geyser Lake, Altai
HSE University is opening a Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technology in partnership with the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IG RAS). The Faculty, which will focus on global climate change, geoinformatics, and social geography, plans to launch its first bachelor’s programme in 2020.

HSE and the Ruhr-University Bochum Sign Cooperation Agreement

HSE and the Ruhr-University Bochum Sign Cooperation Agreement
The agreement establishes a student- and academic-exchange programme and the opportunity for joint educational and research project development. The agreement was signed on April 8 with the participation of representatives of the government of North Rhine-Westphalia.

If You Say So: HSE Launches New Open Access Resource for Studying Russian

If You Say So: HSE Launches New Open Access Resource for Studying Russian
Do you have some knowledge of Russian but want to hone your skills and speak like a ‘real Russian’? If so, faculty members and instructors of the HSE School of Linguistics have worked together to create a free online resource just for you. Как скажешь (‘If You Say So’), which will launch April 4, is a virtual textbook and workbook built around video clips that feature HSE faculty and students. In addition to providing grammar explanations, exercises, and automatic feedback on a variety of thematic and grammar topics, the site devotes special attention to authentic speech—from the type of language used in “elevator small talk” to academic conferences. Videos feature interviews with HSE students about family or travel as well as short lectures by leading HSE professors about their respective fields of expertise.

Discover Urban Future with HSE's New Online Project

Discover Urban Future with HSE's New Online Project
Starting February 14, HSE will offer a unique interdisciplinary online project ‘Megacities of the Future’ on Webinar.ru platform. The webinars will run over the course of 13 weeks with one lecture a week. One of the lecturers, Benito Juarez, the founder of the first Fab Lab in South America and the Latin America Fab Lab Network, has told us about the project and has also talked about contemporary trends in architecture, urbanism, and sociology.