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  • Student Spotlight: Juan Camilo Diosa, Colombia

    This week, we’re talking to Juan Camilo Diosa, who is getting a Master’s degree with the Big Data and Machine Learning program. He came from Colombia almost two years ago, and in this interview, he told us some of his experiences as an international student and why he chose Russia to reach his educational goals.


  • The Traditional Сuisine of St. Petersburg

    Every year, my friends from other Russian cities come to visit me in St. Petersburg. I always show them the sights and give them a gastronomic tour. In my opinion, until you try its traditional cuisine, you will not be able to fully understand the culture of the city. Today, I will tell you about 5 delicious dishes that you should definitely try when you come to our wonderful city! Bon appétit!


  • How To Be Vegan in St. Petersburg

    A huge 21st century trend, veganism has now reached Russia. In big cities like St. Petersburg, one by one cafes are becoming more vegan-friendly and more stores are providing plant-based options. Although small positive changes towards meatless and dairy-free lifestyles can be seen more often, vegans still need a guide on how to survive in St. Petersburg.


  • ITMO University Launches Survey on the Quality of Infrastructure in St. Petersburg

    The National Center for Cognitive Research and the Institute of Design & Urban Studies decided to ask the residents of St. Petersburg to evaluate their satisfaction with living conditions in the city. The survey will show what venues and services the residents would like to see in different districts and will help urbanists make the infrastructure more convenient and functional.


  • From Screen to Life: A Movie Guide to St. Petersburg

    From comedies to dramas, St. Petersburg has been the backdrop – and the character – in some of our most beloved movies. As the weather improves, why not walk along some of those routes and feel like a character from one of these films?


  • Student Spotlight: Alexander Ramos, Ecuador

    Alexander Ramos left Ecuador in 2019 to enroll in the Digital Control Systems Master’s program at ITMO University. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, he told us about his experiences he has lived here for more than a year, his love for St. Petersburg and his goals for the future.


  • Mathematical Modeling and Participatory Design: Urban Environment Competency Center Opens in St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg will soon become home to the Urban Environment Competency Center aimed to create a comfortable environment for living in the city. ITMO University was one of the initiators of this decision.


  • Digital Model of ITMO Highpark’s Engineering Network Receives Positive Evaluation

    The St. Petersburg Administration highlights that this is the first time in Russia that the digital model of a linear-type infrastructure has been positively assessed by the State Expertise Center.


  • Student Spotlight: Jorge Medina, Colombia

    Jorge Medina left Colombia to enroll in the Information Security Master’s program at ITMO University. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, he told us about the reasons behind the decision to study in Russia and the story of his love for St. Petersburg, with its landscapes allowing him to practice photography –  his greatest hobby.


  • How To Survive Russian Winter: Tips From International Students and Staff

    There are plenty of stereotypes about winter in Russia, but in reality, you’ll probably never see a bear roaming snow-swept streets of St. Petersburg. However, those who face this frosty season unprepared risk putting their survival skills to a serious test. To make you more comfortable with a yet unfamiliar climate, we’ve asked our experienced international students and staff to reveal their secrets of living through the Russian winter without freezing a single finger.