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  • Saving The Past: Volunteering in Historical Restoration Projects

    There’s no need to be a professional restorer, archeologist, or a bazillionaire to help the city preserve its architectural heritage and history. To prove that, here is our story on volunteering organizations and caring enthusiasts that you can join and make your contribution to St. Petersburg’s future through its past!


  • ITMO’s Team Fargate Wins Kuban CTF-2021

    Kuban CTF (Capture The Flag) is a team competition in computer security that took place as part of Kuban Cyber Security Conference 2021. ITMO’s student team won the competition for the second time.


  • Drive, Joy, and New Skills: ITMO Students Volunteer at Euro 2020 in St. Petersburg

    For a whole month between June 11 and July 11, St. Petersburg had been swept off its feet with the UEFA European Football Championship 2020. The tournament was especially festive this time around, as football aficionados had been waiting for it a year longer (it was scheduled for last year and postponed due to the pandemic). However, it was not only a colorful show for everyone – some, including volunteers from ITMO University, took on themselves the responsible job of organizing the event. In this article, we reach out to our volunteers to ask them all about their impressions from the event and the reasons why they chose to spend one third of their summer holidays working.  


  • People Need You: Volunteering at ITMO University

    The volunteering movement is rapidly growing: more and more people start to recognize the importance of рrotecting the environment and their city, as well as helping people around them and those less fortunate. At ITMO University, this task lies with the Volunteer Center that in 2020 was named the best among other university centers. In this article, Alena Tarasova, a curator of ITMO’s Volunteer Center, speaks about volunteering at ITMO and its benefits.


  • ITMO Volunteer Center Wins Ministry of Higher Education’s National Competition

    The Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education has announced the results of its competition for the best university volunteer center. ITMO University won the special category for the top volunteer center at a higher education institution.


  • People Need You! Tutors: Teachers Learn Volunteering at ITMO

    The Student Initiatives Support Department recently conducted a training course in the organization of volunteering activities for teachers of St. Petersburg’s schools.


  • 2020 in Retrospect: How We Went Through It Together

    2020 wasn’t easy – many of us had to change our approach to life and work. But we stayed together and helped each other no matter what. ITMO.NEWS and ITMO’s staff and students reflect on the year’s main results, achievements, unforgettable events, and proud moments.


  • New Citizen Science Project Helps Researchers Find Volunteers

    Launched in October, the Liudi Nauki (“People of Science” – Ed.) website helps regular citizens participate in research – and scientists to find volunteers for their projects. The website has already over 40 different offers for volunteers. Learn more about the project and its mission in this ITMO.NEWS article.


  • Celebration for Children Student Club: Bringing Smiles All Year Around

    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.


  • ITMO.GREEN Club Holds Online Ecohabits Camp

    Ecohabits, an international eco-friendly camp, took place online on August 3-7. It was organized by ITMO.GREEN and SFERA. Read on to find out how it went.