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‘The state has a great need right now for people who are good with numbers’

‘The state has a great need right now for people who are good with numbers’
When hard times hit the financial industry, economics university graduates gravitated to jobs in the public sector. Denis Deryushkin, head of the Energy Ministry’s Analytical Centre, told Success Builder how an ICEF graduate could wind up in a key role in the energy sector. He also explained how to monetise research skills, why government ministries are being reformed, the latest developments in the fuel and energy sector and what is so appealing about working for the state.

ICEF Students Recognized by University of London as World Class

ICEF Students Recognized by University of London as World Class
On March 26, the University of London EMFSS programmes, academically directed by LSE hosted their first online award ceremony. Of the 245 students commended and awarded for their performance in the 2019-20 Examinations, 60 students are from ICEF.

ICEF Alumnus Appointed Head of Sirius Science City by RF President

Andrey Stolyarov
Andrey Stolyarov, a graduate from ICEF Bachelor’s Programme class of 2001, has accepted the post of interim head of Federal Territory SIRIUS and as such will be dealing with science and technology development and administrative decision-making for the benefit of business and infrastructure projects.

"Scholarships keep you from being complacent"

Andrey Voronin
ICEF’s top performing students know they are the best. Their sense of confidence is heightened by their being qualified for merit-based scholarships from VTB Bank, awarded to bachelor’s and master’s students for outstanding academic progress. One recipient of VTB Scholarship is Andrey Voronin, a third year student earning ICEF Bachelor's Degree. Here is why he thinks ICEF outperforms other faculties, how HSE Lyceum helps achieve better academic progress and what’s in store for students of ICEF Academia.

I’ve been prepared to live up to ICEF’s demanding expectations from the start and knew my effort would be rewarded

I’ve been prepared to live up to ICEF’s demanding expectations from the start and knew my effort would be rewarded
ICEF’s top performing students know they are the best. Their sense of confidence is heightened by being the recipients of scholarships from VTB Bank, awarded to bachelor’s and master’s students for outstanding progress. The recipient of one such scholarship is Ekaterina Ivanushkina, a third year undergraduate student. In this interview, Ekaterina shares about what drives her to be at the top of the rating, how to earn the trust of the University of London, and why she loves ICEF.

Returning to the Classroom: How ICEF Handled the Challenges of Online Learning and What Has Changed

Returning to the Classroom: How ICEF Handled the Challenges of Online Learning and What Has Changed
On March 29, HSE is fully transitioning to in-person instruction. However, since March 1 some departments, including ICEF, have been conducting seminars on campus while holding lecture courses online. Oleg Zamkov, Academic Supervisor of the ICEF Bachelor’s programme, spoke about how ICEF survived the rapid transition to online exams, what LSE professors have to say about the effectiveness of the online exams, and what digital innovations that were implemented during the remote period will be used moving forward.

‘Education Helps Us Learn New Things Quickly and Adapt to New Conditions’

‘Education Helps Us Learn New Things Quickly and Adapt to New Conditions’
Hyen Jin Han is doing her Master's at HSE International College of Economics and Finance. In her interview, she talks about her passion for economics, studying at the ICEF, and career aspirations.

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.