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  • You Are a Student in St. Pete! What Happens Next?

    Every year, ITMO and other universities in St. Petersburg welcome students from all over Russia and beyond. How can a fresher settle in and make new friends in a new city? Who can they reach out to if they have questions about their studies? And what are the best ways to save money as a student? To address all these and many other questions, ITMO University released a complete starter pack for first-year students feat. Tambi Masaev, a celebrated comedian and a resident of the Russian show Что было дальше? (What Happened Next?).


  • ITMO Welcomes Its First-Year Students

    ITMO.GO celebrated the newly-added members of ITMO.Family on the square in front of the Baltic House Festival Theater on the last day of summer. Students gathered to learn more about their new alma mater and make some new friends.


  • Free Yandex Subscription for First-Year ITMO Students

    Yandex is one of the partner companies of ITMO University, where our students can do their practical training. However, first-year students who only started studying at ITMO also have another opportunity provided by Yandex: the company offers them a free subscription to Yandex Plus. The service is mostly available in Russian but also includes lots of content in English and overall is a great tool for getting to know the Russian language and culture.


  • ITMO_ENTER: ITMO University Welcomes First-Year Students

    Between August 30 and September 3, ITMO University held the on-site version of ITMO_ENTER, a series of events for first year Bachelor’s and Master’s students with thematic stations where they could learn about the university and meet their fellow students and lecturers. 


  • ITMO.GO Celebration of First-Year Students: Open Air, Dancing and DJ Sets

    On September 4, three ITMO University locations hosted ITMO.GO, a great welcoming event to all first-year students. The celebration was the finishing touch in the week-long program of  Introduction Days, where students had a chance to get to know each other and learn more about the opportunities provided by the university. 


  • Introduction Days 2020: Welcoming New Students

    From August 31 to September 4, 2020, ITMO University hosted Introduction Days (link in Russian) for first-year Bachelor’s and Master’s students. The event was created last year to introduce new students to the university’s system, the opportunities it offers – and above all, each other. ITMO.GO, a large-scale celebration traditionally marks the end of the introductory block.


  • My Unforgettable Experience at This Year’s Megabattle

    Fiery songs, vibrant dances, inspiring creativity and endless energy make ITMO.Megabattle an incredible experience for teams and spectators, and bring one School (“Megafaculty”) the coveted prize.


  • ITMO University Student Wins First Place in Russian Sports and Athletics Contest

    Vsevolod Shepelev, a first-year Bachelor’s student at ITMO’s Faculty of Secure Information Technologies, recently took first place in the Russian Sports and Athletic Contest. ITMO.NEWS talked to the student about how long he has been into sports, why he chose ITMO, and how he plans to juggle his hobby and student life.


  • ITMO.STARS 2019 Winners: Who They Are and Why They Chose ITMO

    This year, the ITMO.STARS competition for prospective students with unique accomplishments was held by ITMO for the second time in a row. It lets the winners join ITMO even if their Unified State Exam score wouldn’t normally allow them to. The only formal criterion is to pass the minimal Unified State Exam points threshold. This year saw twice as many applications as the previous one. Among the winners are 15 participants from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Chelyabinsk, Pskov, Abakan, and other cities. They told ITMO.NEWS how to land a job at VK in your school years, how to open your own video studio, and why you shouldn't underestimate yourself.


  • Interactive Games, Drones, and Thousands of Participants: ITMO.GO Celebration for First-Year Students in Review

    On August 31, to mark the start of a new academic year, ITMO University hosted ITMO.GO, a large-scale celebration that brought together students, lecturers, staff, graduates, partners and friends of ITMO. During the event, over 4,000 first-year students of Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programs were officially welcomed into ITMO.FAMILY. At the celebration, they had an opportunity to learn more about the first days of their studies, take a fun photo with an A+ gradebook for luck, and also play chess, do some rowing or have a go at table hockey. Apart from that, the festivity marked the start of ITMO University’s 120th anniversary year celebrations, opened by Rector Vladimir Vasilyev.