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Who said learning can’t be fun? In this article, we look at a few acclaimed documentaries that explore science in all its forms: the technology that forms our daily life, the wonders of life that exist around us, and the possibilities held by outer space. So, grab a snack, dim the lights, and let’s go!
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.
In this interview with Afif, an international student from Bangladesh, we delve into his captivating journey to St. Petersburg, where he has recently embarked on a new chapter in his life. He also shares his heartfelt insights about his hometown and unveils the reason that led him to choose ITMO as his academic destination. Read on to find out.
On World Porridge Day, let’s give a well-deserved shout-out to this most underrated of foods. A long-time staple of Russian cuisine and, some might even say, a crucial element of Russian culture, the humble porridge has an undeserved reputation for being bland and dull. Today, we intend to prove that it ain’t so – and invite you to check for yourself.
Sure, we’d all prefer to be seen as sophisticated enjoyers of the most refined tunes. But deep inside, everyone knows there’s no feeling better than rocking out to a fun tune, even if you’ll look ridiculous doing it. Here are some of our team’s most secretive guilty pleasures – brought to light.
From the land of the golden pagodas to the land of superlatives, Ye’s journey to ITMO has been, indeed, fascinating. With a dream of becoming a successful IT specialist, Ye enrolled in ITMO on a full scholarship. In this interview, he shares with us the many sparkles of Burmese culture and introduces us to his goals, hobbies, and ambitions.
Meet Peter, a third-year Bachelor's student of electrical engineering from Zambia. In this conversation, he takes us on a journey through his homeland, sharing insights into the rich tapestry of Zambian culture. He also delves into his unique experiences as a student in St. Petersburg, shedding light on the challenges and triumphs he's encountered. Moreover, Peter unveils his future plans, offering us a glimpse of the path he envisions for himself beyond the classroom. Read on to learn more.
Summer has neared its end, and we’re already excited to see it return next year. In the meantime, we’re making the most of the remaining few weeks of warmth and relishing the memories made over those sunny months. Helping us in this endeavor are the tunes we’ve been listening to – joyous, hopeful, chill, or upbeat, but all symbolic of this wonderful season. Check them out!
Researchers from ITMO have analyzed the painting Hiroshima I by prominent German artist Werner Tübke, discovering a previously unknown work of the master along the way. This finding, described in an article published in Heritage, will become a part of the first large-scale study of the artist’s work to be conducted in Russia.
One of the most rewarding aspects of studying abroad is the opportunity to build connections with people from different cultures and backgrounds. What's it like for international students to make friends at ITMO? We asked a few of them to recount their experiences of making Russian friends and immersing themselves in the rich culture and traditions of Russia.