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  • How ITMO Students Created Profitable Businesses in 2 Months

    Within a university competition, ITMO students had two months to devise strategies for using digital transformation to benefit the real estate market. Out of 57 proposals, the university’s lecturers chose the two most thorough business plans, which will receive assistance and become a part of Sberbank’s ecosystem.


  • 25 ITMO Students Win 1-Million-Ruble Grants for Their Startups

    The Russian Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises has awarded grants of 1 million rubles to 25 ITMO students who were chosen as winners of the contest Student Startup.


  • Results of ITMO.FUTURE Contest Unveiled

    On December 10, projects submitted as part of the ITMO.FUTURE contest were presented at a final defense. A total of 22 projects made it to the final stage; their creators will receive monetary prizes for their contribution to the university’s development.


  • ITMO University Staff and Students Receive Awards for Participating in #WeAreTogether

    The most active volunteers and partners of the #WeAreTogether initiative (link in Russian) received medals and certificates for helping the elderly and people with reduced mobility during the pandemic. In this ITMO.NEWS article, the participants from ITMO University shared how they decided to start helping others and what they expect to happen next with the project.


  • ITMO.FUTURE: How to Help Develop ITMO and Boost Your Skills While at It

    ITMO.FUTURE is a project which aims to garner ideas on the university’s development, choose the best initiatives with the help of public voting and expert evaluation, and have these initiatives brought to life by ITMO students. A total of 25 projects have already been selected, with a search currently underway for specialists to implement them.


  • ITMO’s Buddy System: Helping International Students Feel at Home

    Every student who has ever been on exchange knows how hard it can be to adapt to the new surroundings, get all your papers sorted, and adjust to the new timetable and academic process. It’s important to have someone you can ask for help at this time, a friendly face you can look for in a crowd of your new fellow students – and that is where buddies come in to save the day. At ITMO, these are found in Buddy System, a student club whose manager, Anna Gargalyk, I caught up with for this interview. 


  • ITMO University’s Digital Volunteers: Who They Are and How They Transform Education Processes

    Nine ITMO University students have completed a four-day training course at 20.35 University to become certified digital volunteers. During the intensive course, the students familiarized themselves with online communication services (Zoom and Discord), discovered how to organize online learning, monitor university and school students’ progress, and learned to implement gamification of study subjects using ClassDojo and Mozilla Hubs. ITMO.NEWS contacted the newly qualified digital volunteers to find out about possible applications for this knowledge and skills and the development of digital volunteering in the country.