Join Thomas Shamuyarira as he covers everything about student life in Paris, with the help of a guest every episode.
Also visit the Uni Talks blog for write-ups and links to recommendations featured in each episode.
Episode 7 – Double PhD
In today’s episode, Jamie talks about doing a double Phd at a university in France and her home country the USA. It is possible to create your own educational in Gallic territory, albeit the endless paperwork. She also speaks about helping fellow international students integrate in to France and especially the formally royal city of Versailles.
Episode 6 – Student housing and Cité Universitaire
Ever heard of the Cité Universitaire? Looking for a place to stay is a major challenge for most students in Paris and this place is the place to be in terms of accommodation and student life. Listen to what our guest James Haillot-O’Connor has to say.
Episode 5 – The Erasmus experience
Thomas speaks to Marion and Deborah from the Erasmus Student Network. Together they talk about their experience as students going abroad for part of their studies, and how ESN Paris aims to welcome and entertain students from all around the world.
Listen in below and find out more out more on the ESN Assas website.
Episode 4 – Learning French
This week, a chat about arriving in Paris, how to learn French and the impact the city had on one student’s life.
Episode 3 – Fitting in
On Uni Talks this week, a conversation about fitting in when you come to study in Paris. What shouldn’t you talk about? What’s the class difference like? Listen in to Thomas with special guest Anthony.
Episode 2 – Finding a Job
It isn’t always easy to find some sort of part-time employment as a student here, so we look at what the best options are with the help of our guest this week, Al.
Episode 1 – The best ranked unis
For this first episode, Louis tells us what it’s like coming to study from abroad, and comparisons between uni life in the US and France.