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Associative life in Villeneuve d'Ascq


Volunteering is for everyone! There are many associations in Villeneuve d'Ascq that are keen to see students flourish and grow. And there are many ways to combine studying and other activities, whether it's getting involved in neighbourhood life, a sports club, a cultural club, a leisure club, volunteering or simply joining a student association.

Associations and student life

Whether it's through common interests, a shared passion or shared values and solidarity, associations are a source of positive, communicative energy - sounds good doesn't it? 

They also offer students the chance to develop specific skills while becoming part of a local network. Voluntary organisations rely on the local council and play a big part in the daily lives of local residents. 

In Villeneuve-d'Ascq, the directory of associations is very important. Students can work in a range of voluntary sectors, including arts and crafts, cookery, circus, sport, solidarity, charity, health, culture and working with the elderly or children. 

In addition, students may also be keen to set up their own business, getting involved in a sector that interests them, or that they see themselves working in.

Student and university associations in Villeneuve d'Ascq

There are various ways students can help their association to flourish. Specific grants and subsidies are available if the project is eligible. 

The local authorities manage applications and the allocation of grants. In Villeneuve-d'Ascq, the ASSOVA online portal is dedicated to grant applications for associations of all kinds, particularly university associations.

There are different types of university association: those that represent a particular subject (law, economics, etc.), or a social commitment, or a sport or leisure activity. 

So, if you want to combine student life with community life, all that's left is to find a student residence in Villeneuve d'Ascq!

By Nahuel Pedroso - Marketing and Innovation Manager

Driven by nostalgia for my student years, I am constantly looking for information and tips to simplify students' lives. My goal is to share these discoveries to help students in their academic journey.