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  • Best Apps Used by International Students in Russia

    Sometimes, the secret to great results lies in the tools you use in the process. That’s why, for this week’s story, we’ve reached out to our international students and asked them to share their favorite apps for studies. Below, you will find their collective wisdom and tips for everything from note-taking and time management to understanding Russian and solving complex math equations.


  • How to Code With No Code: Course by ITMO Student

    Ekaterina Makarova, a second-year Master’s student at ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, has authored a no-code programming course where students learn how to use specialized software to design and develop apps to produce MVPs, such as an app for organizing group cleanup events. Read on to learn how Ekaterina came up with the idea for her course and why she thinks other students should join the Students for Students initiative, too.


  • Must-Have Apps in Russia

    Whether you’re coming to Russia for the first time or have been here a while, there are several essential apps that will make your life here smoother and easier.


  • Top 5 Reading Apps in English and Russian

    All-time classics and new releases, user-friendly formats, and a great deal of free ebooks and audiobooks – here are five must-try apps to help you keep up with your reading goals anytime and anywhere.


  • ITMO Students Win 2.5 Million Rubles at SberBank Hackathon

    A team of students from ITMO University and Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) excelled in the fourth round of the SmartMarket Studio contest organized by SberBank. In a span of just one month, the team managed to develop 33 apps for the platform and thus garnered an award in the Activity category.


  • ITMO Student Develops a Messenger Aggregator

    Alexander Kudinov, a student at the Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies, together with other ITMO students, has developed Switchat that helps unite chats from various messengers in one app. In this interview, Alexander shared what messengers are supported, how to separate work messages from personal ones, and how Switchat differs from analogs.


  • Pocket Museum: Must-Have Apps for Art Lovers

    In the golden age of tech innovation, you no longer need to study for a lifetime to become an art connoisseur. There is now an app for almost everything, art included. From the treasures of the Louvre in your pocket to the so-called “Shazam of art,” here are our top apps to bring more art into your life.


  • Planning 101: Must-Have Apps To Stay on Top of Things

    No matter who you are, you probably wish there were more hours in a day. With studies, work, and buzzing social life, sometimes it just feels like you have way too much on your plate. But what if I told you that you don't need to be a magician in order to juggle all your life’s tasks. You simply need to make the best use of your trusty pal – that’s right, your smartphone. Here are our top five apps to help you free up your schedule, find time for your personal life, and focus on getting things done.


  • Let’s Talk Money: Tips and Tricks for Rainy and Sunny Days

    While money remains a touchy subject, you may not realize that your daily coffee-to-go might cost you a good fortune and not having an emergency fund is like playing Russian roulette. But if you want to check building a new habit off your list or simply become more financially responsible – take a look at our beginner’s guide to managing money like a pro.


  • To Yandex or Not to Yandex: Russian Apps to Make Your Life Easier

    Tech giants like Amazon, Facebook, and Apple are taking over the world. We uber to places, facetime our friends, and google things up even when we do not exactly use Uber, Facetime, and Google, respectively. But what is just as popular in Russia?