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  • Capturing the Cosmos: Impressions from First BRICS Universe Exhibition in Moscow

    The BRICS Universe project has debuted at the Museum of Cosmonautics at VDNH, Moscow, capturing the imagination of attendees and heralding a new era of collaboration between space exploration and artistic expression. Read on to learn how this exhibition took its viewers on an interstellar odyssey.


  • 4 Great Science Documentaries to Watch This Week

    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!


  • Zemlyachestva: Bridging Cultures and Reviving Traditions at ITMO

    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.  


  • Student Spotlight: Afif Rahman, Bangladesh

    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.


  • From Russia With Kasha: Inventive Recipes To Try on World Porridge Day

    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.


  • Our Guilty Pleasure Songs

    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.


  • Student Spotlight: Ye Htet Aung, Myanmar

    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.


  • Student Spotlight: Peter Simwanza, Zambia

    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.


  • Song of the Month: Our Summer Anthems

    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!


  • ITMO Scientists Help Discover Lost Painting of Esteemed German Artist Under A Layer of Paint

    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.