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Moving to a new country for higher education can be a daunting experience, especially when the cultural differences seem insurmountable. However, for international students at ITMO, the journey can be a lot less intimidating thanks to a remarkable student club known as Zemlyachestva.
There are almost 100 student clubs at ITMO University – they allow you to improve and acquire all kinds of skills, from robotics and programming to communication and sports. Read on to find out how to join a club that suits you or create your own.
ITMO Digital Generation Club Wins 5 Million Ruble Grant From Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education
According to the results of the national contest among scientific student clubs, forty universities were granted financial support from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The contest’s leaders, among which are ITMO University, Lomonosov Moscow State University, the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, and the National University of Science and Technology (MISiS), received 5 million rubles to build a community of young professionals in artificial intelligence.
On December 2-4, ITMO University hosted the VIII National Forum devoted to the topical issues of further development of student sports in Russia. The opening speech was delivered by Grigory Gurov, the deputy minister of Science and Higher Education. The conference brought together the representatives of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Russian Student Sports Union, the Association of Russian Student Sports Clubs, and rectors of various Russian universities to discuss the county’s priorities in student sports and ways to develop student sports leagues and clubs. Here are the highlights from the meeting.
Since 2006, ITMO University has been home to Flame, a student dance studio that specializes in a variety of styles including hip-hop, house, locking, waacking, and others. Its members not only learn to dance, but also participate in dance battles and festivals – and even stage their own performances and musicals. ITMO.NEWS met with the studio’s head Elizaveta Nekrasova to learn why she left behind mathematics to pursue dance and how it can be used to explain the laws of physics.
2020 has been a tough year for business, but life at ITMO Technopark hasn’t stopped: the year was marked by new clubs and platforms, innovative tech projects, international schools and festivals, as well as a record number of applications for ITMO’s Preaccelerator and Accelerator programs. Here’s what happened in the technology business this year.
This club will let entrepreneurs who graduated from ITMO University meet each other, create joint projects, supervise young startups, and look for talents among current students.
As you might know, ITMO University has an abundance of student clubs. This time, we decided to tell you about, perhaps, one of the brightest and colorful of them all – the Celebration for Children children’s aid club. We talked to the current head of the club, Katerina Ikonnikova, to learn what drives its members, how they come up with ideas, and how the club is handling the challenges of the pandemic.
The Buddy System is a project that brings together international and Russian students. ITMO.NEWS met with its head Anna Gargalyk to learn more about the club’s foundation, its events and members, and also asked her to describe the ideal Buddy.
The new club will host hackathons, lectures, seminars, and internship programs for students in the oil and gas sector to help them learn how to solve high-tech energy tasks.