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  • Student Spotlight: Jawed Bahshari, Afghanistan

    In a dynamic blend of academic pursuit and entrepreneurial spirit, Jawed Bahshari from Afghanistan has found his stride at ITMO. With a passion for computer science and a knack for database management systems (DBMS), Jawed embarked on a journey that led him from Kabul to St. Petersburg. Let’s find out more about him and his ambitions in today’s interview.

    16.05.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Kunj Rathi, India

    In today’s interview, we learn about the experiences of Kunj Rathi, an exchange student at ITMO from Parul University, India. A student of computer science and information security, Kunj talks to us about adapting to a new educational system and navigating cultural nuances in St. Petersburg. Read on for Kunj's unique perspective on bridging cultures and embracing the opportunities that come with studying abroad.

    09.05.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Minhajul Islam, Bangladesh

    In this interview, we talk with Minhajul Islam from Bangladesh, who is about to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in computer systems and technologies at ITMO. Motivated by a deep-seated desire to see his country stand firmly in the IT industry, Minhajul aims to ensure Bangladesh's technological self-sufficiency. Read on to learn about the new chapter of his life in St. Petersburg. 

    02.05.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Alperen Cihan, Turkey

    Alperen Cihan, a Bachelor’s student from Gaziantep, Turkey, shares his enriching experience as an exchange student at ITMO. From discovering new passions to embracing challenges, he offers insights into his journey and life in St. Petersburg. Join us for an inspiring conversation with Alperen.

    25.04.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Chirravuri Krishna Chaitanya, India

    This week we caught up with Chirravuri Krishna Chaitanya, a Bachelor’s student from India currently on a six-month exchange program at ITMO. In this interview, Krishna talks about his journey from Punjab to Russia, his experiences with the Russian education system, and his newfound love for the vibrant culture of St. Petersburg. Read on!

    18.04.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Abanoub Mikhail, Egypt

    Meet Abanoub Mikhail, a first-year PhD student from Egypt who studies optics at ITMO. In this interview, he shares his motivation for pursuing a PhD in Russia, his passion for both history and physics, and his experiences navigating the challenges of PhD life. Learn what he has to share about his scientific exploration, cultural immersion, and aspirations for the future.

    11.04.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Myint Myat Kyaw, Myanmar

    Let’s step into the world of Myint Myat Kyaw, a native of Pantanaw, Myanmar, who in this interview shares his journey from the sunny streets of his hometown to the cultural riches of St. Petersburg. Join us as we discover his experiences of studying Russian, adapting to a new climate, and exploring the city's iconic landmarks while pursuing his dreams of academic excellence. 

    04.04.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Padanada Mewezinoh, Togo

    Padanada's fascination with St. Petersburg was sparked by a project he received from a client at work. As he delved into the intricacies of St. Petersburg, a dream took root within him – to one day call this city home. Fast-forward to today, when Padanada finds himself not only living in St. Petersburg, but also pursuing a Master's degree in software engineering at ITMO. In this interview, Padanada graciously shares insights into his homeland of Togo, his rich cultural heritage, and the experiences that have shaped his remarkable journey.

    28.03.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Abdulkareem Al-Zubaidi, Yemen

    Meet Abdulkareem Al-Zubaidi, a 23-year-old Yemeni student carving his path in mechatronics and robotics at ITMO. From the serene village of Falina to the bustling streets of St. Petersburg, Abdulkareem's quest for knowledge and cultural exploration has taken him on a transformative journey. Read on to learn more.

    21.03.2024

  • Student Spotlight: Hassan Ehsani, Afghanistan

    Meet Hassan Eshani from Afghanistan, who is currently immersed in his software engineering studies at ITMO. With a full scholarship from the Russian government, Hassan has valuable insights and advice for aspiring students planning to study abroad. Let's plunge into this enlightening conversation to gain a glimpse into Hassan's remarkable adventure in Russia.

    14.03.2024