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  • Student Spotlight: Ashish T.S. Ireddy, India

    Ashish from Bangalore, India is studying big data and machine learning at ITMO and planning to apply what he learns in healthcare to provide better treatments and address various diseases more efficiently. He is curious about the world and passionate about football. Read on to learn more about his intriguing field of studies and his experience in St. Petersburg. 


  • Student Spotlight: Kota Ishihara, Japan

    Japan is renowned worldwide for its culture that combines both tradition and modernity. To learn more about this beautiful country, we chatted with Kota Ishihara, a Japanese exchange student at ITMO. We dove into all things Japan, from food to futuristic trains! We also talked about his experiences and ambitions.


  • Student Spotlight: Chien Bui, Vietnam

    How does an international student feel about Russia after almost four years here? To find out, we got in touch with Chien Bui from Vietnam, a fourth-year Bachelor’s student in Information Technology and Programming at ITMO University and a front-end UI/UX developer. We talked to her about her experiences, memories, and future plans.


  • Ambitious Vision of the Future: ITMO’s 15th International Council Meeting

    For the first time since 2019, ITMO University’s International Council met in person on November 12 in Dubai, UAE, to discuss the university’s plans for 2030 and once again find inspiration and insight through engaging face-to-face discussions. 


  • Student Spotlight: Collins Chimezie, Nigeria

    Meet Collins Chimezie, our international student from Nigeria, who got into ITMO with a scholarship to study molecular biology and biotechnology. He is planning to use the knowledge he gets to develop new treatments and therapeutic agents. Read on to learn what inspired him to apply to ITMO, what his dream project would be, and what he plans to do over his two years in St. Pete. 


  • Student Spotlight: Caroline Bondu, France

    A food technology enthusiast from Nancy (France), Caroline Bondu is an Erasmus exchange student at ITMO University. Her dream is to familiarize people with the principles of proper nutrition and the benefits of maintaining a proper diet. Here's a recap of our tête-à-tête about her experiences as an international student in St. Petersburg.


  • Student Spotlight: Le Trong-Minh and Võ Minh Thien Long, Vietnam

    There are currently over 150 international students from Vietnam studying at ITMO. Meet Le Trong-Minh and Võ Minh Thien Long, two Vietnamese international students, and get a glimpse of their country and their culture.


  • How Indian Students Celebrate the Holidays of Dussehra and Diwali

    India is known as the land of festivals and fairs. The month of October, in particular, is the most exciting time of the year. The air is filled with happiness, laughter, and the smell of delicious street food. The major festivals celebrated during this time are Navaratri/Dussehra/Durga Puja and Diwali. I caught up with a few international students from India at ITMO to find out how they plan to celebrate these holidays in St. Petersburg, and also share some of my own experiences.


  • Student Spotlight: Rutendo Paul Midzi, Zimbabwe

    Paul has come a long way from getting phished to becoming an Information Security student. Nowadays, it is very common to get scammed by fraudsters online. But with proper awareness and education, these traps are easily avoided. We met together with Paul at one of ITMO’s coworking spaces and dove into topics like data privacy, ethical hacking, the dark web, and phishing. Read on to discover the highlights of our conversation.


  • Student Spotlight: Bryan Amir Nassef Gergeis, Egypt

    Meet Bryan from Cairo, Egypt who is a fantastic dancer and robotics whizz. He’s currently enrolled in his first year of Bachelor’s studies in the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence program at ITMO. His favorite dance style is krumping because it helps him express his emotions and feelings. His dream is to be one of the top 16 at the Red Bull Dance Your Style, a popular dance competition. We got the opportunity to talk to him and learn more about his love for dancing.