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HSE Campus in PermNewsOrientation Session for International Students Held at HSE Perm

Orientation Session for International Students Held at HSE Perm

International freshmen at the HSE campus in Perm have taken part in an orientation session, where they met the leaders of the educational programmes and learned about the specific features of studying at the Higher School of Economics.

The Orientation Session started with an opening speech by Dmitry Kashin, who welcomed the international students. HSE Perm enrolled a total of 12 international undergraduate freshmen this year, from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Moldova, and Transnistria. Ten will study for free thanks to Russian government scholarships, and two are taking up fee-paying slots. One more international student, from China, has been enrolled in an MA programme.

The session was dedicated to some important organizational issues. Anna Shtennikova, head of the Faculty and Students Support Office, spoke about migration registration for foreign citizens and about other issues related to international student support such as medical insurance. The students met the heads of educational programmes. Participants of the session also included Dmitry Gergert, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Management, and Business Informatics,Dmitry Artemyev, Academic Supervisor of the programme in Management, and Olga ErahtinaAcademic Supervisor of the programme in Law. They greeted the students and stressed that their offices’ doors are always open and that they are ready to help at all times.

The study process and extracurricular activities received particular attention during the session. The students were given information about different types of classes, lectures and seminars, about the 10-grade scale, the ranking system, and LMS. Vitaliy Mingalev spoke about the varied extracurricular activities on offer, and the student associations at the campus that range from a theater studio and an intellectual game club, to annual events such as HSE FACE and ART FEST. The event finished with a small talk about the HSE library, which has a huge number of subscriptions for international resources, and a media library.

Congratulations to all international students on their admission to HSE-Perm!