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Roubaix, the student town a stone's throw from Lille


Roubaix, a surprising student town

Every year, the town of Roubaix welcomes many students at its different university departments. IUT, specialist schools, universities, the choices are many in the second largest old town in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais reason. Where do they generally go out? What is student life in Roubaix like? Nemea can tell you more.

Student life in Roubaix

In Roubaix there are lots of cultural places like "La Piscine" where you can have fun. Modern art festivals, exhibitions or concerts are organised regularly. There is also a Mc Arthur Glen centre, well-known for its bargains, where students can by designer brands at discount prices. Evening events take place in the square near the Nemea Appart'Etud residence but students often like to get together at each other's flats for impromptu parties.

The location close to Lille is perfect for students

The town of Roubaix is very close to the city of Lille. Known for its liveliness and famous for student life: it welcomes 107,000 students every year.

The transport network in Roubaix is very efficient and you can get to the lively areas of Lille in under half an hour. Students in Roubaix tend to go out in the "Capital of Flandres" and easily get back home again. You can enjoy the liveliest areas of Lille like Republique where the bars, nightclubs and restaurants are, or Lille old town or even the Vauban quarter.

If you live in Roubaix, then you'll never be bored.

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.