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How to get into a TOP Russian university MSU in 7 steps

Step by step guidance for international students how to start studying at the Faculty of Economics at Moscow State University.

Interview with Dmitry, a graduate student of the MSU (TOP in Russia) Faculty of Economics and current PhD student at Stanford University

Dmitry talks about his experience of studying at Faculty of Economics of the Moscow State University and the Stanford University and shares his thoughts about economic science.

Evening Study at Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London certainly stands out from the crowd. The institution’s commitment to its proud history of educating working professionals means that all teaching takes place after 6pm, a unique feature among campus universities in the UK.

Russian Higher Education System Ranks in the World Top-30

The latest QS ranking put Russia among the world leaders for the higher education quality. The Russian system has proven to outperform ones in Malaysia, Israel and Austria, which makes it 26th on the list.

Top 10 Interesting Inventions from British Universities This Year

UK universities have always been known for their research capabilities. In fact in most fields British universities are the best researchers in the world.

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Simon Wilkinson

Simon Wilkinson

Web Development, Database Management 

Business Development, Database Management, SaaS, E-Commerce

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BA Psychology at University of Southampton, UK

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Since graduation I have been involved with a number of successful IT/ Internet related businesses at both start-up and later development stages. A few projects have included the development of a convertible bond trading system, building a market leading E-commerce online ordering system for the office stationery industry and leading the development of the world’s most comprehensive online neuroscience-based behaviour mapping instrument (psychological profiling tool in layman terms) used by many investment banks and some of the world’s largest corporate institutions.

I run my own IT company, established in 2002, which is focused on web applications and development of our own Software as a Service (SaaS) web platforms for both content management and travel bookings. Luckily I’m a geek and really enjoy our web and database development work, as well as learning new skills and techniques as web development is constantly evolving.

I’m very happy to be working with a great team at Education Index and helping to build such a comprehensive and useful website to help students make a more informed choice about their future. We have produced a unique database that combines a number of different datasets and I’m looking forward to adding to it even further in the future.

Between lots of computer work and beautiful twin baby boys I don’t have much free time but I wouldn’t have it any other way!