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Is your college related to the Smolny Institute for Noble Maidens or the St. Petersburg Government?

The Smolny Institute of Noble Maidens, founded by Catherine the Great, was designed to be an educational institution for young maidens of noble and petty bourgeois origins. The institute was located on the grounds of the Smolny Monastery in a building constructed especially for it from 1765 to 1775. Of course, our college has no immediate relationship to the Smolny Institute of Noble Maidens or to the government of St. Petersburg.