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  • ITMO.NEWS Guide to Writing a Blog

    Did you know ITMO.NEWS has a blog section where students share their experiences and passions? We encourage you, too, to share your story – whether it's your account of a study trip, a favorite spot in the city, or simply a bit of professional (or personal) wisdom you wish to share with fellow students and staff of ITMO. If you’re not too sure where to start, here is the collected wisdom of our editorial team to help you along the way. Let’s dive in! 


  • How To Draw Every Day Without Going Crazy

    While some artists believe that it’s a bad idea to force yourself to draw every single day, many others claim this is the best way to improve your skills. In my experience, this approach does work, but only if: a) it’s compatible with your lifestyle, b) you’ve prepared for it in advance. Read on for more tips, ideas, and useful links.


  • Student Spotlight: Muslimbek Abdurakhimov, Uzbekistan

    In this interview, we meet Muslimbek, a first-year Master's student of big data and machine learning at ITMO who shares the essence of his hometown, the driving force behind his venture into machine learning, and his vibrant life beyond studies. A true enthusiast, Muslimbek effortlessly balances academia with a myriad of hobbies. Join us for an inspiring conversation as we uncover his unique journey, offering a glimpse into the soul of a machine learning aficionado.


  • Student Spotlight: Ghaith Azzam, Lebanon

    Meet Ghaith, a second-year Bachelor's student of bioengineering, who is truly a unique and captivating individual. Ghaith's academic journey is just the beginning of his remarkable story. With a profound philosophical perspective on life, he brings a fresh and enlightening approach to the world of bioengineering. In this interview, Ghaith will share his experiences, insights, and invaluable advice, sure to inspire and motivate new students.


  • Fun & Wacky Sports to Try in St. Petersburg: Part 2

    If you’ve checked out the first part of this series and are craving even more endorphin-pumping activities, both indoor and outdoor, here's what to try next.


  • Nature Inside: Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Gardening

    Looking for ways to add some color to your room? Get some plants! From buying a houseplant that speaks to you to keeping it alive, here are some basics of greening up your life.  


  • Fun & Wacky Sports to Try in St. Petersburg

    Whether you’re eager to add some spark to your workout or would like to pick up a new sport, these five activities will do the job for you.


  • The Science of Hobbies: Six Relaxing Activities You Should Try

    Hobbies bring us joy and make our lives more exciting, but did you know that they actually provide us with numerous benefits – both physical and mental? That’s what science says! Here’s why you shouldn’t neglect your passions, which activities you can take up to feel good, and how to fit them into even the tightest schedule.


  • When Newton Dances: Head of Student Dance Club on Fusing Science and Dance

    Since 2006, ITMO University has been home to Flame, a student dance studio that specializes in a variety of styles including hip-hop, house, locking, waacking, and others. Its members not only learn to dance, but also participate in dance battles and festivals – and even stage their own performances and musicals. ITMO.NEWS met with the studio’s head Elizaveta Nekrasova to learn why she left behind mathematics to pursue dance and how it can be used to explain the laws of physics.