On 3 November SCIT students took part in the master-class on stress management conducted by psychologist Elena Van Povedskaya. Having worked as an interpreter before Elena has a perfect understanding of how important it is for the interpreter to manage stress in the working environment. The lecturer spoke about the different kinds of stress and its physiological and psychological long-term effects. The students also had a chance to express test their level of stress and received recommendations on stress management on the day-to-day basis. The master-class was open for the students from the Institute of Foreign Languages, Herzen university.