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In less than 7 years since it was founded, ITMO University’s KronBars club has already been named Russia’s top student sports club three times in a row! Both students and staff members of the University can join the club and make use of its facilities, as well as partake in over 50 different types of sports. Let’s go ahead and find out how you can get in on the fun.
In the Russian language, the word okno – “window” – has another meaning familiar to any student or professor: “an empty period between classes”. Whether you’re a virtuoso of time management or someone who makes it up as they go along, you’ll be sure to encounter these in your daily life. In this series, we’ll consider a few options for how to put that extra time to good use. With Kronverksky 49 out of the way, here are a few interesting destinations to explore within walking distance of ITMO University’s Lomonosova St. 9 campus.
In the Russian language, the word okno – “window” – has another meaning familiar to any student or professor: “an empty period between classes”. Whether you’re a virtuoso of time management or someone who makes it up as they go along, you’ll be sure to encounter these in your daily life. In this series, we’ll consider a few options for how to put that extra time to good use. And we’ll start by exploring the area that’s key for every ITMO student or staff member: the main campus at Kronverksky Prospekt 49.
Why do programmers need to improve their skills if we have smart devices and algorithms? Why don’t we all live in smart-homes, fly auto-piloted drones and read each other’s minds? What do genetic tests actually tell us? All of this was talked or, rather, joked about on the stage of the Kosmonavt Club by stand-up comedians participating in “Quantum Potential”. This was the fourth show of this ITMO-based stand-up club.
Hot town, summer in the city… It’s summer, and if the sun is starting to get on your nerves, you’re probably aching for something fresh, cool, and delicious to keep you sane. In this article, the staff of our editorial office share some of their favorite summer delights. Check them out – you just might discover your next go-to snack!
Sometimes it’s not a pen and a copy-book you should put in your school bag, but a fork and a mug. For example, when you go to study abroad. Ivan Zhuravlev and ITMO University’s student news portal Megabyte interviewed several ITMO students about their experience of packing for their exchange abroad.
Ah, summer. It’s a wonderful time, and what better way to spend it than out and about, taking in the rare St. Petersburg sunshine and enjoying new experiences? Here’s a rundown of this summer’s hottest (hah!) events, from film and music festivals to celebrations of food, art, and technology.
This weekend’s most awaited and exciting event is undoubtedly the Night of Museums, but there’s so much more in store! Check out the opening of Peterhof’s world-famous fountains, meet a Game of Thrones star, munch on delicious Vietnamese grub, show off your hipster cred with a rare vinyl record, or even get a tattoo – all on this very eventful weekend.
Ah, the library. It’s where we work, study, and relax. Perhaps unjustly forgotten in today’s digital age, libraries are still a valuable source of learning and entertainment – if you only let yourself discover it. As the birthplace of Russian science and the nation’s “cultural capital”, St. Petersburg has a special relationship with these temples of knowledge. Here are the city’s best spots where you can see that for yourself:
St. Petersburg is renowned around the world for its centuries-old cathedrals, palaces, museums, and the rich variety of antique art that they contain. But when it comes to modern and contemporary examples, the city offers everyone – from laymen to experts – plenty of opportunities to experience a different point of view.