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Student Spotlight: Sharif Muradi, Afghanistan
Are you a new international student at ITMO? Then you must have a lot of questions. How does it feel to be an international student in Russia? How to keep yourself warm during the harsh winter? What are some popular food options and tourist spots in St. Petersburg? We talked to Sharif, a second-year student from Afghanistan, to get his take on such questions. Read on to find out more.
Student Spotlight: Kaykhan Noyan, Afghanistan
Motivation plays a big role in determining one’s course of action. For Kaykhan, the motivation to study in Russia came from the movies. Growing up as a child in Afghanistan, he watched numerous Russian movies that instilled in him a strong feeling of love and belonging toward the country. To fulfill his dream of living in Russia, Kaykhan enrolled in ITMO’s Bachelor's Program in Computer Systems and Technologies. What has he been up to since? Read on to find out.
Student Spotlight: Hossain Jafari, Afghanistan
“Developing software that would add value to people’s lives has been my dream since childhood. To fulfill it, I joined ITMO,” says Hossain, an international student from Afghanistan who is currently enrolled in ITMO’s Foundation Program. After completing the preparatory course, he will pursue a Bachelor’s degree in software engineering. How did he find out about ITMO? What is it like to be an international student in Russia? What are his favorite activities here? He shares it all in this interview.
Student Spotlight: Omar Farshad, Afghanistan
Omar Farshad is an international student at ITMO’s Information Security program. He’s one of the winners of the Open Doors competition in the Computer & Data Science subject – this allowed him to study for free. In this interview, Omar tells us about his decision to study at ITMO and his experience of studying online from the United Arab Emirates, where he will be living until the pandemic situation normalizes.
Mahdi Akhlaqi: The Attitude We Have Towards Ourselves Makes Us Who We Are And Who We Will Be
ITMO student, Mahdi Akhlaqi came to study here from Afghanistan where he’s enrolled in a Master’s program in Computer System Information Security. He is currently in his final semester and is often occupied with extracurricular and social activities in international student clubs and other organizations in Saint Petersburg.