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  • Student Spotlight: Emad Ateefa, Yemen

    Meet Emad Saleh Ateefa, a 21-year-old from Yemen drawn to Russia by its rich scientific history, who is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in design and technology of electronic devices at ITMO. Join us in learning about Emad’s Yemeni heritage and his experience of navigating new horizons.


  • Student Spotlight: Pankaj Kumar, India

    Meet Pankaj, a dynamic student from Haryana (India) with a surprising collection of academic degrees! Inspired by YouTube vlogs and motivated by scholarships, he left a PhD program in India to pursue further studies in Russia. Speaking to ITMO.NEWS, he shares his perspective on the two nations’ educational systems, life as an international student, and his future plans.


  • Come Rain or Shine: Best Summertime Activities in St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg certainly has a reputation for its unpredictable weather, but locals and visitors would all agree: no matter the forecast, there are always places to go, sights to admire, and activities to try in the city. Want to stay prepared for any scenario? Heed our team's best picks for things to do in St. Petersburg on sunny and rainy days alike.


  • Student Spotlight: Tugsbilguun Tuvshinbayar, Mongolia

    Meet Tugsbilguun, a soon-to-be graduate of the Master’s program FoodTech, whose journey of academic and cultural exploration has taken him from Ulaanbaatar to St. Petersburg and then… to South Korea! In this interview, we’ll learn about the experiences, challenges, and cultural exchanges that have shaped him not just academically, but also personally.


  • The Unofficial Symbols of St. Petersburg

    Berets and croissants in Paris, red telephone boxes and 221B Baker Street in London, and balalaikas and bears… the Bronze Horseman and the Admiralty’s spire in St. Petersburg. Is it, though? Let’s find out what else makes St. Petersburg the iconic city that it is as we celebrate its 321st birthday today.


  • 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.