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  • Faster, Bigger, Livelier – Notes From the 16th Bike Ride With the Rector

    The first in this academic year, but 16th overall – yesterday’s traditional Bike Ride with the Rector coincided luckily with the last day of a short Indian summer. The event brought together dozens of students, lecturers, and staff of ITMO University. Together, they traveled the customary route through Primorsky Victory Park and over Yakhtenny Bridge. Despite a busy schedule, the university’s Rector Vladimir Vasilyev led the event – and so did the staff of ITMO.NEWS. Here’s what we saw there.


  • The History of ITMO.Megabattle

    Year after year, our students converge at ITMO.Megabattle to compete in creativity, athleticism, intelligence, and scientific prowess – all to prove that their school deserves to be called the best. ITMO.NEWS has decided to look into the event’s history.


  • How to Join ITMO’s First Large-Scale Study of Academic Quality of Life

    ITMO University is launching a large-scale study of health and quality of life in the academic environment. Over the course of three weeks (June 6-24), any ITMO staff member and student can make their contribution to science and learn more about their health. The study is part of the university’s strategic project Well-Being and its results will directly affect the quality of services that are being developed for members of ITMO.Family. Read all about the study, how to take part in it, and why it will benefit everybody.


  • Top Graduate Ekaterina Smelaya: ITMO Always Has Your Back

    Ekaterina Smelaya has just graduated from the Master’s program Science Communication. In this interview, she talks about enrolling at ITMO, why there's always more to learn in math, and how the university taught her to be a podcaster. 


  • Winners of ITMO.STARS on Their Experience at ITMO University

    Initiated four years ago, ITMO.STARS is an unconventional admission competition meant for talented and motivated students who would like to study at ITMO University but couldn't earn enough USE points for a tuition-free position.


  • ITMO University Launches Its 2021 Admission Campaign

    Starting today, prospective students of ITMO University can submit their application by visiting the coworking and library spaces at the university’s Lomonosova St. 9 campus. Moreover, you can apply online by signing up on the official ITMO admissions website.


  • ITMO.FUTURE 2.0: Outcomes of the Initiative Contest

    This year, ITMO University launched the ITMO.FUTURE contest for the second time. In March, students and staff could share their ideas on how to improve the university. Until April 21, students who would like to help winners implement their projects can also apply to join their teams.


  • Family to the Rescue: ITMO Volunteers Launch Effort to Help University’s Older Staff Members

    It’s common knowledge that the elderly are the most susceptible to the risks of COVID-19. At the same time, they find self-isolation especially hard, as they can’t carry lots of products to their homes and need to purchase medicine more often. Members of ITMO’s Volunteer Center offer help to the university’s older staff members. ITMO.NEWS talked to the center’s coordinator in order to learn how to become a volunteer or call on their support.


  • Intergenerational Teamwork: ITMO University Introduces a New Mentorship Program

    Mentorship is one of the most effective ways of transferring knowledge from an experienced professional to a beginning specialist. Many a successful entrepreneur have in their time sought advice from mentors, which had a positive impact on them and their projects. This fall, ITMO’s Alumni Relations Center is launching a new mentorship program which will allow students to find mentors and receive valuable advice related to their professional future. Learn more on the program in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • Rain or Shine: A Look at ITMO University’s 11th Bike Ride with the Rector

    It seems that rain does not scare fans of biking at ITMO University. Despite the dismal weather, dozens of students and staff members turned up for the biannual bike ride with the University’s Rector Vladimir Vasilyev. Those who took part in the ride shared with us their favorite routes and impressions and explained why rain made this year’s event all the more special.