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  • 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.


  • Russian Football Leagues: History and Overview

    Football is one of the most popular sports worldwide and Russia is not an exception. The league system is supposed to structurize this sport, and yet one might find it confusing in itself: what is the difference between professional, national, and premier leagues? Which one is most significant? Where do they come from? You can find it all out in our article.


  • Ivan Kalashnikov: You Must Be 100% Focused, Especially When Training as a Group

    Rowing is more than a sport for Ivan Kalashnikov, captain of ITMO University's rowing team. He started in sports when he was 15 and has had several victories, including the 400-meter championship in the Republic of Udmurt. For Ivan, sports is also the way of life.


  • Yagodnoe: More Than a Summer Camp

    In case you didn’t know, ITMO University has its own outdoor sports and leisure camp – Yagodnoe. Situated by the beautiful Lake Berestovoye and just an hour’s ride from St. Petersburg, it allows students, staff and alumni to relax, play sports, and enjoy the region’s beautiful nature while building shared experiences.


  • Nikita Bubnov: If You’re Dying to Do Something, You're Bound to Succeed

    Nikita Bubnov first started training in gymnastics when he was just seven years old. Even though sports and training are a great part of his life, they have never been an obstacle in his professional development at ITMO University. You can follow Nikita’s adventures in sports and studies on his Instagram.


  • Top Football Clubs in Russia: Who to Root for This Season

    The new season of the Russian Premier League starts soon and it’s the perfect time to pick your club. Let’s take a look at the possible options.


  • Lyubov Petrova: You Have to Come up With Tactics That Will Help You Win the Competition

    ITMO student Lyubov Petrova has been practicing sports tourism since she was 11. Now in her 4th year of the Intelligent Infocommunication Systems Bachelor’s program, she is a member of two sports clubs and a city-wide team.