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'Programming Is an Ideal Profession and There’s No Better Time for It Than Now’

'Programming Is an Ideal Profession and There’s No Better Time for It Than Now’
Ernest Sadykov, a graduate of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science (FCS), works as a software engineer at Facebook. In this interview, he tells Success Builder how an extrovert can be a 'techie', why companies have trouble finding IT specialists and what Facebook’s philosophy is.

‘I Enjoyed All Four Years of My Bachelor Degree’

Olga Shikhantsova
Olga Shikhantsova is a Bachelor’s graduate from the Faculty of Economic Studies (FES) and a Master with a degree in Financial Economics, ICEF. In the early spring of 2021, she joined the SpeedInvest venture capital fund as a Principal with a focus on seeding Fintech. In May, Olga was included on the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in the Finance and Investment category. In this interview with the HSE News Portal, Olga speaks about her work in the venture capital industry, time management, management philosophy and her affection for HSE University.

‘I Am More Than Satisfied with My Results’

Leandro Cassius
Leandro Cassius, from Brazil, studied at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, and graduated from HSE in July 2018 with a BA in World Economy. In his interview with HSE News Service, he looks back on his time at HSE and talks about his career plans

HSE Alumni Awards 2020: 10 Categories, 104 Nominees, and 12000 Votes

HSE Alumni Awards 2020: 10 Categories, 104 Nominees, and 12000 Votes
HSE Alumni Awards ceremony was held online this year. In 2020, 104 alumni were nominated for the award and 12 000 people submitted their votes.

Outstanding HSE Alumni to Be Announced on April 18

Outstanding HSE Alumni to Be Announced on April 18
March 15 is the deadline for nominating candidates for the HSE Alumni Awards, which are given to outstanding alumni of HSE University. This year, the awards will be given in ten categories.

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.

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.

‘I’ve Attended UN Models, but Have Never Seen So Many People Leaving the Table in Love with Russia’

‘I’ve Attended UN Models, but Have Never Seen So Many People Leaving the Table in Love with Russia’
In 2017, Dilara Khannanova and Sofia Petrichenko, HSE graduates, created a ‘Gogol de Paris’ association in Paris, which popularizes not only Gogol’s writing, but also Russian cuisine with its feast traditions. The project authors spoke to the HSE News Service about ‘Gogol’, Gogol, the uniting power of Russian cuisine, and charity.

Second Annual Moscow Alumni Golf Tournament 2017 Completed

On July 15th, 2017, the Moscow Alumni Golf Tournament 2017 took place at the Moscow City Golf Club. The event was supported by the Moscow Alumni Association, and attracted graduates, staff and students of several universities.

‘Nothing Inspires and Moves Like HSE’

‘Nothing Inspires and Moves Like HSE’
A Harry Potter-themed university graduation party has been held at HSE. This year, the party was completely organized by HSE students, they selected everything – from the location to the entertainment, and not only graduates, but also their friends and family were invited.