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  • St. Petersburg’s New Water Taxi: Should You Try It?

    If you know us, you know that whenever there’s something new in the city, we’re there to try it. That’s why it should come as no surprise that the moment we heard there’s a water taxi in the city, we had to hop on. Here’s your first-hand account of the experience.


  • Student Spotlight: Dicko Kante, Mali

    Meet Dicko Kante, an ambitious 18-year-old from Bamako, Mali, the city where her story began. Now in St. Petersburg, she’s studying information security at ITMO, a subject she has been passionate about since childhood. In this interview, we will learn about Dicko’s experiences, inspirations, and aspirations, offering a glimpse into her life as she forges a name for herself in the world of cybersecurity.


  • 4 Things To Do on Your Birthday in St. Petersburg

    Planning your birthday is no longer a headache – all thanks to our team’s curated list of the most fabulous places for every kind of celebration. Take your pick below!


  • 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.


  • Discover Wooden Architecture in St. Petersburg

    Although the wooden architecture of St. Petersburg is primarily concentrated in its suburbs, there’s still an opportunity to get acquainted with some of the finest examples without venturing outside the city. Where to find them? Read our article to find out.


  • 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.


  • The City of Superlatives: Firsts in St. Petersburg

    Recently, we told you all about the smallest landmarks in St. Petersburg – go here if you’ve missed this story. Today, we are exploring the city’s (and sometimes the country’s!) firsts! By the end of this article, you’ll learn enough cool facts to surprise your friends at the next party. 


  • 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. 


  • Where To Watch Movies in English (and Not Only) in St. Petersburg

    From cinema chains to palace-like movie theaters and low-key venues, St. Petersburg can boast a bevy of movie locations for every taste and request. If you're looking to watch movies in the original language (and with Russian subtitles), you will find your spot below.


  • 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.