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Illustration for news: Why Study after University: Continuing Education at HSE

Why Study after University: Continuing Education at HSE

In 2011, HSE graduate, Irina Demina, launched the startup ‘Button For Life’ (Ru: Кнопка жизни) - a round-the-clock service for elderly people and people with disabilities. Since 2016, Irina has graduated from three programmes offered by the Centre for Continuing Education at HSE’s Faculty of Computer Science and is planning to do more. Irina told the HSE news service about how the knowledge she acquired has helped her to reach new heights in business.

Illustration for news: 'When You’re an Entrepreneur, You Learn Something Every Day'

'When You’re an Entrepreneur, You Learn Something Every Day'

Gulnaz Khusainova is a graduate of the HSE Faculty of Business and Management and the founder of the project Easysize, an online platform that helps online retailers reduce the number of returns. This year Gulnaz made it to Forbes’ list of the most prospective young entrepreneurs in Europe. In the latest edition of Success Builder, she talks about why programming is necessary for someone with a startup, what ‘sustainable fashion’ means, and how this all affects the well-being of Bangladeshi seamstresses.

HSE Alumnus Appointed Minister of Digital Development

Konstantin Noskov, who received his Master’s degree from HSE University in 2001, will head the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media. He is the second HSE alumnus to join the Russian government: Maxim Oreshkin will continue to lead the Ministry of Economic Development.

Illustration for news: 'Startups Mean Constant Deadlines; If You Don’t Carry out Your Idea Today, It Won’t Be Relevant Tomorrow'

'Startups Mean Constant Deadlines; If You Don’t Carry out Your Idea Today, It Won’t Be Relevant Tomorrow'

HSE alumna Daria Rebenok and her husband founded the online service Grabr, which combines Daria’s love for shopping and travel. This service allows clients to place orders with travellers who agree to bring back an item that cannot be purchased online from a certain country. In the latest edition of Success Builder, Daria talks about the magic of shopping, the different aspects of Silicon Valley, the importance of Russian programmers, and the future of the remote employment market.

Illustration for news: ‘Success Is Partly About Making Mistakes…’

‘Success Is Partly About Making Mistakes…’

In the latest edition of Success Builder, the Head of Russia and Ukraine DCM at J.P. Morgan, Kirill Kondrashin, discusses the things even those with honours diplomas don’t consider, as well as how to think like a British HR professional and how a new employee can survive in the jungle of the London financial services market.

Illustration for news: How to Find Your Sensei at HSE

How to Find Your Sensei at HSE

A new mentoring programme has kicked off at HSE that gives students the opportunity to choose an HSE graduate to be their ‘sensei’. These can be people who have already evolved professionally in their field or who have implemented a business idea similar to that of their mentees. This programme continues HSE’s long tradition of senior students helping their younger peers. Below are several stories recalling successful university mentoring at HSE.

Illustration for news: Graduates to Become Mentors for HSE Students

Graduates to Become Mentors for HSE Students

A mentoring programme has been launched at HSE that combines graduate experience with student aspirations for professional development. Mentees will pick up on life hacks which are essential for survival in any industry.

Illustration for news: How an HSE Graduate Is Teaching Chinese in Indonesia and Helping a Local University Grow

How an HSE Graduate Is Teaching Chinese in Indonesia and Helping a Local University Grow

After graduating from the Socioeconomic and Political Development of Modern Asia master’s programme, Vladimir Kirichenko set off for Indonesia. He is now at the London School of Public Relations in Jakarta, where he studies, teaches, conducts research, and works in an international office. Below he discusses his experience in Indonesia, as well as prospects for the development of Russian and Indonesian ties in the field of education.

Illustration for news: ‘A Job I Love, a Family, Singapore – Could I Really Want Anything More?’

‘A Job I Love, a Family, Singapore – Could I Really Want Anything More?’

Elena Okorochenko, Managing Director of Asia-Pacific Ratings at S&P Global Ratings, is not only a graduate of HSE’s first class of students; she has also contributed to the formation of the university as a whole. In the latest edition of Success Builder, Elena tells us how she only changed companies twice throughout her entire career, as well as how she manages a regional S&P Global division, shares her colleagues’ love for Asian cuisine, and never finds herself in a traffic jam in Singapore because they just don’t exist.

Illustration for news: HSE Faculties Named Most Popular among Employers in 2017

HSE Faculties Named Most Popular among Employers in 2017

According to research by Future Today, HSE’s Faculty of Economic Sciences is the most in-demand among employers. A further three HSE faculties were named in the top 10.