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ICEF Students Joined SberStudent Youth Accelerator

ICEF Students Joined SberStudent Youth Accelerator
ICEF second-and third-year undergraduates have presented their projects to SberStudent accelerator for undergraduates, postgraduates, and research fellows. SberStudent expert panel has earlier selected seven projects to receive further development during the summer and compete in SberStudent final in September-October 2022.

ICEF Held Thesis Defense Sessions for Its Master’s Cohort

ICEF Held Thesis Defense Sessions for Its Master’s Cohort
Presented to the thesis committee was a total of 31 master’s theses. Of these, twenty-one were given excellent grades, with four scoring 10. The thesis committee had among its members professors of ICEF, NES and HSE. Here’s how the honours students prepared for their thesis defense, what drove their choice of topic and what they plan to do after graduation.

ICEF Bachelor’s Degree Holder Among Global Champions in CFA Institute Research Challenge 2022

ICEF Bachelor’s Degree Holder Among Global Champions in CFA Institute Research Challenge 2022
Anna Kopytina is studying for her master’s at IE Business School, where she joined a student team to compete in CFA Institute Research Challenge 2022. In the Global Finals, the team emerged as the second-place overall winners worldwide.

10 Days with ICEF: Letovo School Students in the Role of College Students

10 Days with ICEF: Letovo School Students in the Role of College Students
ICEF has completed its 10-day training programme for tenth grade students of Letovo School. The training welcomed 30 students and involved university lab work, business case studies, and tours of some of the largest players on the Russian market.

"If You’re Interested in Pursuing International Degree, Then Your Best Choice Is Surely ICEF"

"If You’re Interested in Pursuing International Degree, Then Your Best Choice Is Surely ICEF"
Anastasia Kekukh earned her bachelor's from ICEF in 2015 and her master’s from Queen Mary University of London in 2017. Currently a project manager at Moscow Exchange, the largest exchange group in Russia, Anastasia shares what it’s like for someone of a humanities bent to be a student of ICEF, why doing a master’s in London can prove an exciting experience, and how to move from Yandex to Moscow Exchange.

"HSE Engages You With A Community That Can Unlock Your Leadership Potential"

"HSE Engages You With A Community That Can Unlock Your Leadership Potential"
Russia’s largest bank is no longer a bank but a diverse ecosystem of products and services which came into being thanks to Sber AI Transformation Centre. In this interview, Nikita Khudov, an alumnus of HSE ICEF and currently Executive Director at Sber AI, tells about the benefits of using artificial intelligence, how sport can make us better performers, and why doing a double degree is worth it.

"Consulting Is Not About Comfort, It Builds Character"

"Consulting Is Not About Comfort, It Builds Character"
Ekaterina Pavchinskaya earned her bachelor’s from ICEF in 2018. Currently a senior analyst in Ozon marketplace management department, she is preparing to become an Ozon certified financial partner in July 2022. In this interview, Ekaterina tells about how to land business travels to Las Vegas and still have personal time while working for a Big Three consulting firm. 

"I Became Passionate About Corporate Finance Thanks to Graduates of ICEF"

Anton Budarov
Anton Budarov earned his bachelor's degree from ICEF in 2009 and currently serves as Deputy Director for Corporate Finance at Gazprombank. In this interview, Anton tells what makes Gazprombank a vibrant state-owned entity, how someone with a finance background can convert to journalism and back, and what M&A specialists do when a deal doesn’t go as planned.

“You have no choice but to love mathematics”: Alumni talk to prospective students about their choice and motivation

“You have no choice but to love mathematics”: Alumni talk to prospective students about their choice and motivation
At the Open Day of Master’s Programme in Financial Economics, the prospective students learned about the learning process and admission. The session with alumni gave details about the employment prospects, academic opportunities and other perspectives the future diploma can open up for its holders.

ICEF students to travel to Rome, Istanbul, London and Chengdu

Guido Carli Free International University of Social Studies (LUISS)
Five ICEF master’s students majoring in Financial Economics will spend the next academic year 2022-23 in Rome as participants of the double degree programme with LUISS, while undergraduate students will be able to go on exchange to Istanbul Bilgi University, the London School of Economics, and the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in China.