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  • Student Spotlight: Zoalfkar-Ali Deeb, Syria

    Discover the journey of Zoalfkar-Ali Deeb, an IT professional who re-entered student life after a decade to pursue a Master’s degree in machine learning at ITMO. Explore his experiences, challenges, and triumphs as he navigated this unique transition. Stay tuned for practical advice and insights for younger students, as he shares the transformative power of embracing change and lifelong learning.  


  • Student Spotlight: Abdullah Sharabati, Saudi Arabia

    When one door slams shut, a thousand new ones open. This has been proven time and again through Abdullah’s story. In search of new opportunities, Abdullah came to Russia to pursue breakthroughs. And guess what, he got exactly that. He claims his life in Russia as a fresh start! What makes him think so? Read on to find out.


  • Student Spotlight: Raed Nasser, Syria

    Despite challenges, Raed's determination to pursue higher education in the discipline of his choice led him to Russia, where he not only excelled in his studies but also found solace in the vibrant city of St. Petersburg. In this exclusive interview, Raed opens up about his homeland, his academic journey at ITMO, and the profound impact of living amidst the cultural richness of Russia’s Northern Capital.


  • Student Spotlight: George Jbeil, Syria

    George, an international student hailing from Syria, has found a new home in the vibrant city of St. Petersburg. In an enlightening interview, George opens up about his fascinating journey, shedding light on his passions, his immersion in a foreign culture, and the profound connection he maintains with his Syrian heritage. From academic pursuits to the exploration of captivating sights, George's story is a fascinating read.


  • Student Spotlight: Makha Karkout, Syria

    Eager to learn software engineering at one of the best universities in the world, Makha Karkout decided to travel all the way from Syria to Russia. Currently a student in ITMO’s Foundation Program, Makha will pursue a Master’s degree in software engineering come September. In today’s Student Spotlight, learn more about Makha’s native country, Syria, and her experiences in St. Petersburg.


  • Student Spotlight: Lilia Tafran, Syria

    Driven by sheer passion for improving the current standards of global healthcare, Lilia Tafran, a student from Syria, decided to learn her trade in Russia. She won a full scholarship from the Russian government and enrolled herself at ITMO’s СhemBio Cluster (SCAMT). Today, we got the opportunity to meet her and learn about her early impressions of ITMO and St. Petersburg. How did she survive the winter and what are her plans for the summer? Read on to find out.


  • Student Spotlight: Meera Alaji, Syria

    Meera Alaji, an international student from Syria, fought against all odds to keep shining and make the best of her opportunity at ITMO. With a great passion for biotechnology and regenerative medicine, Meera aspires to make an impact in the field of therapeutic medicine. How is she transforming her dreams into reality? Let’s learn it from Meera herself.


  • Student Spotlight: Nouar Ismail, Syria

    Trust us when we say there’s no right age to do a PhD. Take inspiration from our international student Nouar, who decided to return to studenthood after spending 12 long years as a working professional. Driven by sheer passion for learning, Nouar decided to venture into a new realm of possibilities at ITMO. In today’s interview, we take a deep dive into his life and learn more about his ambitions and future plans.


  • Student Spotlight: Bassel Alshawareb, Syria

    A man with many dreams, Bassel is an international student at ITMO. Currently enrolled in the Foundation Program, Bassel plans to study robotics starting this fall semester. Despite his limited knowledge of Russian, he has already participated in several conferences and presented his research in Russian. How did he achieve this feat? Read on to find out.


  • Student Spotlight: Wael Hazima, Syria

    After graduating with a degree in economic sciences, Wael spent five years working in the financial management sector. But then, he decided to study further and receive training in business informatics. He chose ITMO because of its reputation and proven excellence in IT. Read on to learn more about Wael’s experiences of becoming a student again and his post-graduation plans.