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  • Student Spotlight: Pablo Tapia, Ecuador

    Pablo Tapia is a second-year Master’s student of information security who is finishing his degree this semester. In this interview, he shares with us his experiences from his two years at ITMO and what he considers helpful in accomplishing his goals for the future.


  • Student Spotlight: Gabriel Enofogha, Nigeria

    Gabriel is studying in the Information Security Master’s program at ITMO University. In this interview, he tells us a little bit about his background, his decision to study in Russia, and some of his goals for the coming years. 


  • ITMO in Top 100 of THE Impact Rankings in Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    THE University Impact Rankings evaluates universities based on their contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ITMO entered the top 400 of the overall ranking, with each of the university’s seven SDG initiatives included in their respective rankings and one of them featuring in the top 100. 


  • Student Spotlight: Elisha Enefu, Nigeria

    A native of Nigeria, Elisha Enefu is currently in his first year of a Bachelor’s in computer systems and technologies at ITMO. He talked to us about the challenges of his experience as an international student and how being in Russia changed his mind about its citizens.


  • More Than ESP: From the Classroom to the Workplace

    ITMO University has recently hosted the fourth international More than ESP conference. The purpose of the conference is to promote and explore the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) as well as other cutting-edge areas of English language learning.  For the first time in its history, the event was held entirely online with over 300 participants from nearly 20 countries around the world and about 70 cities across Russia.


  • Student Spotlight: Elvis Harka, Albania

    Hailing from the Mediterranean shore, Elvis is experiencing the snowy winters of the North, here in St. Petersburg. He’s currently in his second year of studies in the Mechatronics and Robotics Bachelor’s program. He shares his experience of coming to Russia and some tips on how to prepare yourself for the journey.


  • Student Spotlight: Cheng Xintong, China

    This week, we reached out to Cheng Xintong, a Master’s student at ITMO who is currently studying remotely from China. She’s enrolled in the FoodTech program which is offered in English. She tells us a little bit about her experience of coming to Russia and her time here.


  • Student Spotlight: Gedesh Soma, Angola

    Gedesh is a PhD student of informatics and computer engineering at ITMO University. In this interview, he tells us about his decision to leave Angola to study in Russia for his tertiary education, the reasons why he chose ITMO for his PhD degree, and the love that he has for St. Petersburg and the Russian culture.


  • Student Spotlight: Todd Johnsen, USA

    Todd Johnsen is a first-year Master’s student. He came to Russia to study infochemistry and gain a better understanding of the relationship between IT, biology, and chemistry. In this interview, he tells us about his experience so far and his plans to start his own company.


  • ITMO PhD Student Karina Pats on Working in France During the Pandemic

    Karina Pats, a PhD student at ITMO’s Faculty of Information Technologies and Programming, studies the functioning of nuclear receptors using molecular dynamics and docking. She works actively together with the laboratory of Ferdinand Molnár at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan where she did her internship last spring. Thanks to the Erasmus+ program, now she got to work on a bioinformatics algorithm project at the University of Lorraine, Nancy (France). ITMO.NEWS talked to Karina Pats to learn more about life in France, new projects and colleagues, as well as landing an internship during the pandemic.