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  • ITMO Partners With GUP TEK on Digital Adaptation Program for Senior Citizens

    How should the older generation adapt to societal changes and stay up to date on the latest in health and culture? This is a question that the online platform Third Age University aims to answer. The project was developed by specialists from ITMO University; recently, they were also joined by GUP TEK – a state unitary enterprise that provides approximately 48% of all fuel and energy services in the city of St. Petersburg. ITMO.NEWS found out about the project’s results so far and its future plans for development.


  • Latvian Student on the Challenges of Distance Learning and Closed Borders

    Ksenija Bikova is a third-year bioengineering student at ITMO University. Last May, she went home to Latvia due to the pandemic and has not been able to return to St. Petersburg due to travel restrictions. Ksenija told us what it’s like to be an international student studying remotely full-time.


  • ITMO University Returns to On-Site Learning Starting on February 8

    The Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education has ordered its subordinate institutions of higher education to return to the conventional learning format starting on February 8. The corresponding decree was signed by Minister Valery Falkov. ITMO University will now begin the transition to offline (on-site) learning. Find ITMO University Rector Vladimir Vasilyev’s order (in Russian) here.


  • 2020 in Retrospect: How We Went Through It Together

    2020 wasn’t easy – many of us had to change our approach to life and work. But we stayed together and helped each other no matter what. ITMO.NEWS and ITMO’s staff and students reflect on the year’s main results, achievements, unforgettable events, and proud moments.


  • ITMO Staff Develop Cloud Platform for Virtual Labs

    The platform will allow students to perform their lab projects online and professors – to create hybrid laboratories based on real and virtual equipment, as well as automate the process of issuing and checking of students’ assignments.


  • ITMO Technopark Resident Creates a Sophisticated Distance Learning System

    The system designed by Orbi Prime includes a mobile and web application, as well as a special phone stand for handwritten data input.


  • ITMO University Transferring Students to Distance Learning Until February 6

    As a means of preventing the spread of the coronavirus infection, the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education has made a decision to transfer all universities in Moscow and St. Petersburg to distance learning until the end of the semester – February 6, 2021. An associated decree was published on November 11. ITMO University will conduct its educational activities online with the use of distance learning technologies. The order signed by Vladimir Vasilyev, Rector of ITMO University, as well as sanitary and epidemiological requirements, are available here (in Russian).


  • Blended Learning: Best of Online and Offline

    ITMO University has recently hosted an online intensive course for university staff on the subject of blended learning and digital competencies. Below you’ll find our notes and highlights from the tips shared by speakers Aleksandr Maiatin, Aleksandra Shparberg, and Joseph Taylor.


  • 100+ ITMO Teaching Staff Receive Professional Development Certificates as ITMO.EXPERT Course Wraps Up

    Over the course of a week, participants of the intensive course attended lectures given by top experts, learned about useful online teaching tools, shared life hacks and techniques with others, and tested them “in the wild.”


  • Best of Offline and Online: Exploring the New Look of Education

    On August 24-29, ITMO University hosted the online intensive course titled Blended Learning: Educators’ Digital Competencies. During the event, ITMO’s teaching staff learned about the upcoming academic year’s blended learning format and developed the skills required to bring that plan to fruition. More than 300 staff members took part in the course.