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Enrolling As an ITMO Star: A Wealth of Opportunities
Four years ago, ITMO University launched ITMO.STARS, a unique initiative that allows applicants to enroll at the university based on their personal accomplishments. Several dozens of gifted students entered the university as ITMO.STARS since – and this year the first cohort of them is graduating with their Bachelor’s degrees. In this special series, we present seven stories of these first graduates, who share how taking part in ITMO.STARS changed their lives, what projects they are implementing at the university, and what they are dreaming of next.
ITMO Quest: A Mysterious Haiku in the Streets of St. Petersburg
A mysterious haiku that appeared on billboards all around St. Petersburg led over 5,000 curious minds to a hardcore IT quest designed by ITMO’s experts. The first participant to get through all of the challenges secured the main prize – a place in one of the university’s Bachelor’s programs.
ITMO.STARS Winners On Career, Science, and New Projects
The ITMO.STARS contest (application deadline: July 25) allows talented applicants to enroll at ITMO University regardless of their Unified State Exam scores. This initiative was launched five years ago and since then, several dozen gifted applicants submitted their projects and used them to enter the university. Last year, 19 students became finalists of the contest. In this story, some of them describe what they’ve managed to achieve since then.
ITMO.STARS 2021: Results, Winners, and Their Projects
Four years ago, ITMO University introduced the ITMO.STARS contest for gifted prospective students. Winners receive an opportunity to enroll in the university’s educational programs without having to take any exams.
ITMO Summer Courses: Teachers Share Their Experiences Part 2
In the second part of this two-part series, ITMO.NEWS continues to speak about summer schools for school students. Held under the aegis of ITMO.START, the intensive courses help prospective students find their niche and acquire new competencies.
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 Hosts the First IChem Prize Contest for School Students
Twenty-five school students from different regions of Russia came to ITMO University to present their interdisciplinary projects on topics encompassing chemistry, biology, mathematics, and IT. Winners received monetary prizes, invitations to participate in the finals of ITMO.STARS, and paid internships at ITMO's Infochemistry Scientific Center.
ITMO Student Daniil Kazantsev on His Sign Language Translation Technology
Back in the ninth grade, Daniil Kazantsev started working on a new device – a sign language translator that would help deaf people communicate in sign language even with those who do not know it.
ITMO.STARS 2020 Winners: Who Are They?
This year’s winners told ITMO.NEWS how to get into conferences at Google and Intel while still being in school, win an international robotics competition, release your own game on Steam and make it a top seller, and also how to solve issues relating to the environment, children’s sleep, and expensive prostheses.
ITMO.STARS 2020: Participants And Results
Just recently, ITMO University enrolled its third selection of students who were admitted via the ITMO.STARS individual achievements contest. The program offers talented applicants who couldn’t get a tuition-free position and can’t afford to pay for their education an opportunity to study at the university’s expense. This year, 15 students got the opportunity.