To learn out about life in Russia, why not talk to the people who know it best? So here is the first of a series of interviews with Russian students. We will start with Maria, who lives in Saint Petersburg. 1 What do you study and at which university? I’m studying at Baltic State Technical ...
#studentlife : Hard Times and Strong Tea Life for a university student anywhere in the world is, and should be, hard. Of course students have diverse experiences: some work during their studies, whilst others don’t; some commute from far-flung family homes, whilst others live in nearby rented accommodation, often financially crippling themselves in the process. ...
Dusting down the State Museum of Biology Among the many blocks of flats dominating Malaya Gruzinskaya Ulitsa is a redbrick manor house that once belonged to Pyotr Shchukin, one of three brothers famed for their art and literature collections. The building once housed Shchukin’s own museum, displaying his treasures, but now it is the home of the rather ...