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  • Dorm Life At ITMO Through The Eyes of International Students

    Living abroad can be full of unexpected surprises, and one major topic of concern is always accommodation. Prospective students often ask where they’re going to live and what the dorms are like. At ITMO, we have several housing options, each equipped with modern amenities to make it feel like home. Here’s what ITMO students say about their experience living in the university’s dormitories.

    26.07.2022

  • Working in Russia: A Guide For International Students

    One of the biggest questions that international students have is: can I work while I study? Whether it is working at a library or a cafe, many would love a part-time job to gain some extra money. And they can do it! In Russia, international students can work on a student visa – and sometimes you don’t even need a work permit! Find out more in this article.

    12.07.2022

  • Student Spotlight: Hang Ly, Vietnam

    Meet our Vietnamese international student: Hang Ly, who is currently studying Russian at ITMO’s Foundation Program. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on being an international student and learning Russian. Through her personal opinions and stories, you can find a lot of useful information about ITMO and St. Petersburg. Read on to get a glimpse of her summer plans, too.

    30.06.2022

  • Learning Russian: International Students’ Insights

    Although native Russian speakers can never relate to how hard it can be to learn their mother tongue, our international students do! Moreover, they not only struggle but also succeed. For this article, we asked them to share their top tips and useful resources that’ll make your path to mastering Russian fun and comprehensive.

    22.02.2022

  • ITMO University in 2021: A Year in Review

    This year we celebrated 121 years of ITMO University. As with any other year, we had no shortage of challenges – but nothing we couldn’t rise above. There were also great new achievements to be proud of, such as grants, prizes, and awards and some extraordinary research accomplishments. On the international scale, we welcomed nearly 900 new international students.

    28.12.2021

  • 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.

    22.10.2021

  • ITMO Student’s Quick Guide to Life in the City

    As the new academic year kicks off, we’re happy to see some new faces pop up around the campus as more and more students arrive to St. Petersburg from all over. And to get you up to speed, we’ve put together a quick but comprehensive adaptation guide. Welcome to ITMO!

    31.08.2021

  • ITMO Team Wins Bronze at IST-2021

    The International Scientific Tournament, or IST for short, is a competition for students in the fields of natural sciences: physics, chemistry, and biology. Over the course of several days, the participants compete to solve interdisciplinary scientific challenges. A team that included four Master’s students of ITMO’s international research center SCAMT placed among the top three in this year’s competition.

    08.04.2021

  • ITMO Celebrates Maslenitsa: Stories from Students and Staff

    Do you love pancakes? This week you can eat them to your heart’s content – it’s Maslenitsa week in Russia! This celebration is all about welcoming spring and yes, gorging on pancakes, or blini, as they’re called here. We asked our students to describe how they’re celebrating this traditional Russian holiday.

    11.03.2021

  • ITMO Student Wins NOAA Machine Learning Competition

    Ammar Ali, a Master’s student at ITMO’s Information Technology and Programming Faculty, took first place in the American National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) competition where he had to create a model that predicts disturbances in the Earth’s geomagnetic field. 

    19.02.2021