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  • Meet the Winners of ITMO’s First KRONBARS.STARS Sports Scholarship Contest

    This year marked the first KRONBARS.STARS sports scholarship contest for students with unique sports achievements. This time, there are eight winners who got to enroll at the university with minimal Unified State Exam (USE) scores thanks to their successes in basketball, futsal, and rowing. Read on to learn more about ITMO’s new sports stars and their plans for the future.


  • All About Sports at ITMO for Students and Staff

    At ITMO you can do both science and sports! Any member of ITMO.FAMILY can choose the sports club they like most and stay fit. Here are eight facts on how to do it. 


  • Eiffel Towers of St. Petersburg: Controversial Landmarks of the Early 21st Century

    Surprisingly or not, some of the most well-known symbols of individual cities and even entire countries had once been subjects of never-ending debates. The Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the Shard in London… But what about St. Petersburg? Here are some of the most recent architectural projects that have become a truly integral part of the city’s landscape despite the controversy surrounding them.


  • Summer Sports to Try in St. Petersburg

    Forget the crowded gyms. The insanely beautiful and warm summer this year is your ticket to a new healthier you: why not try out an outdoor sport right here in the city?


  • ITMO’s KronBars Sports Club Wins Megagrant from the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education

    The KronBars sports club won 15 million rubles (about $207,000) in the contest run by the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the best organization of sports activities among higher education institutions. 


  • Get in Shape With KronBars

    Spring is here, and with it comes a renewed sense of life and energy. But how do you channel that newfound thirst for action into healthy habits?​ We’ve asked the athletes of ITMO’s KronBars student sports club for their top tips on how to shake off winter’s cold shackles and welcome the blooming season by getting into shape.


  • Winter Activities to Try in St. Petersburg: Newbie's Guide

    If you’re still convinced that the only legit thing to do to survive severe Russian winter is to lock yourself inside with a blanket and a laptop, we're ready to prove you lazybones wrong. Here’s our handy list of winter sports to help you get a joyful experience and warm up even on freezing days. Don’t forget to check the weather forecast and let’s go burn some calories from those holiday salads!


  • Speed, Drive and Transformation: ITMO's Daria Kozlova on Inspiration for 2021

    University as a point of attraction, a place that brings together talented people and supports the most daring ideas. An institution that’s rooted in academic traditions but is agile and holistic and always going after the impossible. Fast. That’s the vision that has guided ITMO University’s First Vice Rector Daria Kozlova as ITMO has grown from a strictly technical school to a world-class institution with thousands of students from around the world. We caught up with Daria to talk about what keeps her fired up, and what’s happening at ITMO in 2021. 


  • 2020 in Retrospect: How We Went Through It Together

    2020 wasn’t easy – many of us had to change our approach to life and work. But we stayed together and helped each other no matter what. ITMO.NEWS and ITMO’s staff and students reflect on the year’s main results, achievements, unforgettable events, and proud moments.


  • KronBars Named Best Russian Student Sports Club for the Fourth Year in a Row

    The competition is held annually by the Association of Student Sports Clubs of Russia (ASSC) with the support of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education, as well as the Ministry of Sports.