Moving to France as an international student

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Wed, 03/08/2023 - 13:04

I arrived in France in September 2021 full of dreams, fears and a swirl of emotions that I still can’t describe clearly.

I am from Colombia and grew up in a number of different cities around the country. I completed my undergraduate degree in civil engineering at EAFIT University in Medellín in 2021. During my degree, I discovered a passion for research, knowledge and a specific engineering field: computational mechanics.

Graduate employability: top universities in France ranked by employers 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:02

There are 18 French universities in the Global University Employability Ranking 2022, designed by the HR consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education. The ranking reveals which universities recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace.

How to find legitimate accommodation at university

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Fri, 06/24/2022 - 20:26

Finding accommodation that is safe, close to campus and affordable is a concern for all students. For international students, an added difficulty is that they often cannot see the accommodation in advance. And, unfortunately, there are those who try to take advantage of this and create accommodation scams. 

International perspective: a German student studying in Italy and France

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Mon, 06/06/2022 - 11:34

The idea of studying abroad started early for me. When I was a child, my parents would take me to France in the summer and it became my second home. When I started studying French and Italian literature at LMU Munich I knew that if I got the opportunity I wanted to spend a term in France. 

Everything international students need to know about studying in France

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Fri, 04/29/2022 - 17:21

France is already a popular destination for international students. Not only does the country offer interesting history, incredible cuisine and beautiful landmarks, but it is also the home of many leading universities and international companies (such as L’Oréal). French also happens to be the third most common language in the business world.  

Best universities in Paris 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 09/23/2021 - 14:35

Home to some of the world’s most revered artists, writers, thinkers and musicians, the City of Light needs little introduction. It is hard not to fall in love with its instantly familiar monuments, world-famous cuisine and endless cultural buzz.

But there is far more to discover in Paris than just fine art and patisserie - the city, which is developing fast under its forward thinking mayor, Anne Hidalgo, is awash with the new and innovative, especially for students.