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International Recognition of Quality

Professor Mary Stiasny, Pro Vice-Chancellor UoL
In 2019-2020 academic year, the University of London (UoL) carried out a cycle of events as part of the Annual Monitoring of ICEF as a UoL Recognised Teaching Centre. This is the status which UoL assigns to the institutions, that have demonstrated a sustained commitment to developing excellence in respect of quality of teaching, support to students and administrative processes.

“ICEF students gain access to excellent job opportunities long before graduation”

Alexander Nosov
Alexander Nosov, who is in his second year of Master's in Financial Economics programme, shares what he likes most about his studies, what career networking opportunities are available at ICEF, what makes summer internships a useful experience, and what secrets are unveiled by the alumni when they meet students.

"The most important thing a good university instills is constructive thinking"

Alexander Petrov
Alexander Petrov graduated from ICEF Bachelor's Programme in 2016 with honours degree from HSE and first-class honours from the University of London. His outstanding performance earned him a master’s scholarship from the London School of Economics (LSE). Today, Alexander is pursuing a career as a data analyst at Amazon Luxembourg. In this interview, he explains why study abroad opportunities are easy to get, how students can gain the trust of LSE, what makes London a loveable place, and what Amazon’s twelve Leadership Principles are about.

‘HSE motivated me to conquer the world’s universities without fear’

‘HSE motivated me to conquer the world’s universities without fear’
Study at HSE University, then go to Oxford and on to Yale to plumb the full depths of economics as a social science—that is the path that Dmitry Aksakov, graduate of the ICEF bachelor’s programme and now head of ESG Banking at VEB.RF has followed. In this interview with Success Builder, he explains how Mick Jagger helped him choose a university, why employers themselves seek out Oxford students, what ‘green investing’ is and how working with it can change your lifestyle.

ICEF Master’s Graduates Share Life Hacks for Career Success

ICEF Master’s Graduates Share Life Hacks for Career Success
In a recently held webinar, ICEF Master's in Financial Economics faculty and graduates met with students and applicants to tell more about the programme and its international track, which is run by LSE. The graduates shared their stories and gave useful advice on how to succeed in business and civil service by making the most of the years at ICEF.

‘The Rich Networking Experience That HSE University Offers Is No Less Important Than Grades And Knowledge’

‘The Rich Networking Experience That HSE University Offers Is No Less Important Than Grades And Knowledge’
Why do international students choose HSE University, and what is it like to move to another country? Arslan Shakhnazarov, second-year undergraduate student at ICEF, shared his story and talked about how he, just an ordinary guy from Bukhara, Uzbekistan, chose a university on his own, passed the entrance test to HSE accidentally, found himself in the top 10 of the student ranking, started working at Tinkoff, and still hasn’t stopped dreaming big.

‘The win made it clear that 4 years on the BSc programme had paid off’

‘The win made it clear that 4 years on the BSc programme had paid off’
ICEF graduate Anna Dumitskayaa was awarded the Gaidar Fund’s first prize in the competition for the best graduation qualification work in economics in 2020 with her paper Experimental Study of Positive and Negative Incentives on Embezzlement. The second and third prizes were awarded to students of RANEPA, MSU and HSE. In the interview Anna told us why she chose such an unusual topic, what the benefits of winning the competition are and how to conduct research online.

ICEF Open Day for international applicants (online)

ICEF Open Day for international applicants (online)
On 20th of February (Saturday) at 11.00 am we invite you on the ICEF Open Day for international perspective students. We will tell you about the HSE University and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics, how to apply and answer your questions.

Challenges Make You Stronger: London Faculty Members Assess ICEF Students’ Performance in 2020

Challenges Make You Stronger: London Faculty Members Assess ICEF Students’ Performance in 2020
HSE ICEF students annually are awarded prizes and commendation letters from the University of London for their academic achievements and internationally top-ranking exam scores in the international double degree programme. In addition, University of London faculty members note the high level of our students in comparison with other students from around the world.

‘I Have Already Become Part of the HSE Community, Albeit Remotely’

Aiganym Daupbayeva
In 2020, prospective students got a new experience: touring and getting to know universities remotely. After passing entrance exams online, many of them are now studying online and have yet to see HSE University in person. We asked Aiganym Daupbayeva, first-year student of the HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics from Kazakhstan about her experience attending HSE virtually. She discussed how to get into HSE and take classes without leaving your home, and why international students choose HSE University.