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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: December 7-8, 2019

    Free entry to the Hermitage, Italian cinema, a photo exhibition of 19th-century St. Petersburg and a holiday fair: a culture-heavy and diverse weekend awaits!

    04.12.2019

  • Steps Away: Places to Explore Near ITMO University's Lomonosova Campus

    In the Russian language, the word okno – “window” – has another meaning familiar to any student or professor: “an empty period between classes”. Whether you’re a virtuoso of time management or someone who makes it up as they go along, you’ll be sure to encounter these in your daily life. In this series, we’ll consider a few options for how to put that extra time to good use. With Kronverksky 49 out of the way, here are a few interesting destinations to explore within walking distance of ITMO University’s Lomonosova St. 9 campus.

    03.12.2019

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: November 30 – December 1, 2019

    Smoothly slide into winter with our regular overview of the best weekend events in St. Petersburg! Featuring: two fairs, one holiday-themed and one with a soupçon of such; a snazzy digital exhibition and an international festival of gingerbread art!

    27.11.2019

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: November 23-24, 2019

    It’s getting chillier outside and it can definitely be said now that winter is coming, which means that it’s time for comforting stay-ins, hot, steaming tea, and tons of spicy made-from-scratch soup! This weekend is all about fun and cozy fairs for you to check out.

    20.11.2019

  • The Kunstkamera: St. Petersburg’s “Chamber of Curiosities”

    In 2019, the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, or Kunstkamera, a longtime partner of ITMO University, is celebrating its 305th anniversary. Among the events held on this occasion was the lecture “Kunstkamera – the First Russian Museum: 305 Years of Tradition” by tour guide Natalia Rikter. Here are some of the highlights from the history of Russia’s first museum.

    14.11.2019

  • ITMO University’s Optical Museum and the Magic of Light

    Last weekend, I visited ITMO University’s Optical Museum to get a grasp of what the future has in store – and I wasn’t disappointed. From ultra-realistic holograms to traditional optical illusions, it’s art meets science meets inspiration.

    07.11.2019

  • St. Petersburg's Spookiest Landmarks

    Halloween is almost here, and it's time for all things mysterious and scary. As we’ve already explored the spooky characters of Russian folklore in last year’s article, this time we’ve decided to focus on the many mystical sights of St. Petersburg.

    29.10.2019

  • Steps Away: Places to Explore Near ITMO University's Kronversky Campus

    In the Russian language, the word okno – “window” – has another meaning familiar to any student or professor: “an empty period between classes”. Whether you’re a virtuoso of time management or someone who makes it up as they go along, you’ll be sure to encounter these in your daily life. In this series, we’ll consider a few options for how to put that extra time to good use. And we’ll start by exploring the area that’s key for every ITMO student or staff member: the main campus at Kronverksky Prospekt 49.

    15.10.2019

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: September 28-29, 2019

    Your mood has dropped together with St. Petersburg temperatures? We can’t have that. Here’s our regular rundown on the best events of this weekend in St. Petersburg to rectify the situation!

    25.09.2019

  • Perks of Student Life in St. Petersburg

    Did you know that QS ranks St. Petersburg as the 66th best city for students in the world? To help you get the most out of your stay in the city, be it a week or a year, we’ve put together a list of special offers and opportunities that students can enjoy in St. Petersburg.

    17.09.2019

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