The Pont de Bois campus area in Villeneuve-d'Ascq (Lille)
Although the weather isn't always the best, the city of Lille attracts many students every year. Looking for a place to live in the capital of Flanders? Nemea Appart'Etud has the lowdown on a popular student area: Pont de Bois in Villeneuve-d'Ascq.
Introducing Pont de Bois in Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Located in the North, Pont de Bois is home to l’Université Lille 3 – Sciences Humaines, Langues, Lettres, & Arts, where around 22,000 students study. This is a lively area, ideal for students. Close by you'll find a variety of services and transport links and shops, plus sports, leisure, culture, health and education facilities. Like getting out in the fresh air and walking? The many green spaces and bodies of water make this a lovely place to live. The city has great transport links and is close to several European capitals. It's worth taking a weekend trip or two!
Finding accommodation in Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Despite the many students in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, finding student accommodation is relatively easy. You just have to know where to look! The Villeneuve Pont de Bois student residence has 222 fully-furnished flats with all the comforts you need. It is located in the heart of Pont de Bois in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, right by the metro line that heads straight into the city.
Making the most of student life in Lille
With around 110,000 students a year, Lille seems to be popular with students. It's because everything has been designed to make life easy for them. Lille nightlife is pretty renowned. Believe us when we tell you there's no shortage of bars or nightclubs!
Get cultured without going broke, it can be done! Many museums are free for students and discounted prices are offered in some concert halls, cinemas and theatres. Make the most of it and ace your studies.