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‘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.

Defending a Doctor of Science Thesis at HSE University under New Procedure

Defending a Doctor of Science Thesis at HSE University under New Procedure
Dean Fantazzini, Deputy Head of the Department of Econometrics and Mathematical Methods in Economics at Moscow School of Economics in Moscow State University and Visiting Scholar at the HSE ICEF, was the first foreigner to defend his DSc thesis at HSE University. We spoke with Dean Fantazzini about his research and cooperation with HSE.

Perpetual coffee, personality crisis, and careers in GameDev: ICEF alumni have hosted Unconference

Perpetual coffee, personality crisis, and careers in GameDev: ICEF alumni have hosted Unconference
The pre-New Year period traditionally brings together ICEF alumni for what is known as Unconference. Offering a unique experience, unfolded from onstage (or Zoom) by the alumni, this year’s Unconference featured un-PowerPoints telling all the truth about job search and how “failure” has become a norm, what mobile games industry is really all about and why big data is just hype.

ICEF Students Praised by Experts for Their Research Endeavors

ICEF Students Praised by Experts for Their Research Endeavors
A springboard to careers in academia for many promising contestants, this year’s Student Research Paper Competition has announced as many as 13 winners – students and graduates of ICEF.