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.
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).
On May 24, 2016, Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE Rector, and the management of National Instruments (USA) signed a memorandum of cooperation. The global objective is the creation of National Centre for Engineering and Commercialization of Research and Development on the basis of the Higher School of Economics.
The Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod continues to expand its international cooperation with the world's leading universities. In October 2013, the HSE signed an exclusive partnership agreement with the Southwest University of Political Science and Law in Chongqing, China.
Alexey Barabashev, Academic Supervisor of the HSE Faculty of Public Administration, who has recently returned from an internship at the Woodrow Wilson international research center (USA), spoke to us about the HSE’s cooperation with the organization.