The 2017 HSE Alumni Awards will shortly be open for nominations. The awards were founded in 2007 to recognise HSE graduates who have achieved professional success in the corporate sphere or their own businesses. Over the years, the winners have included Maxim Oreshkin, Russian Minister of Economic Development, Ilya Azar and Tonia Samsonova, journalists, Ksenia Mokrushina, Director of the Centre of Urban Studies at Skolkovo Moscow School of Management, and Vladimir Potapov, CEO at VTB Capital, among others.
The Higher School of Economics was ranked fifth among Russian universities with the highest paid graduates during their first year of employment, according to data from an employment monitoring study by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. On average, graduates who completed a full-time undergraduate programme at HSE make 51,700 rubles per month, which is up from previous years and nearly double the average for the country as a whole.
BlockchainHack, Russia's largest hackathon focusing on the development of block chain projects, took place in Moscow on the 1st and 2nd of July. Seniors from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science took home the grand prize of $50,000.
HSE the Only Russian University in ARWU Global Ranking in Sociology, Political Sciences, and Economics
HSE has entered the ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) in four subjects and become the only Russian university in three of them (sociology, political sciences, and economics). HSE is among the world’s Top 75 universities in Sociology. This is the first time HSE has made it into the ARWU.
In its 25th anniversary year, HSE has marked new achievements, entering the Top 50 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings among universities under 30 years old, and in the Top 100 in the global Young University Rankings under 50. HSE has become the first Russian university to enter the top list of THE Young Universities, a global institutional ranking.
Students of the faculty had an opportunity to interact directly with representatives of following companies the entire afternoon, up to 6 p.m.: Star-travel travel agency, Ancor staff-recruiting agency, Adidas, Procter and Gamble, Leroy Merlin, Agilians start-up company (Belgium), UNIQLO, Bank of Russia, PrEca procurement consulting company, FM Logistic, ATK Consulting Group, HSE Business Incubator. Companies founded by Faculty of Business and Management graduates were presented as well (KIT-Consulting and TimePad).
HSE School of Business Informatics has joined with Hogeschool Rotterdam to launch a new type of project work for undergraduate students. Three student teams will be involved in developing real information systems for Dutch companies from February to May.
On February, 16 the Cooperation agreement between Higher School of Economics and Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Russia was signed at the residence of the Ambassador of Belgium. HSE students will now have the opportunity to work in Belgian and Luxembourg companies operating in Russia. and Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in the Russia.
The Career Development Center of the Higher School of Economics is glad to invite you to the meeting on internship and career opportunities for international students in Russia.
The new QS Graduate Employability Rankings reflects the relation between a university’s activities and graduate employment. HSE placed in 201+ group.