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Campus Week 2023: Rennes 2 Welcomes New Students


At the start of each academic year, Rennes 2 University organizes Campus Week, a festive peer-to-peer event designed to give students a chance to discover the many different aspects of community life. It will be held on the Villejean campus on September 12th and 13th, from 10am to 5pm, and on the Mazier campus in Saint Brieuc on September 14th.

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New students and old won't want to miss Campus Week, a  lively and friendly way to kick off the year.  This year's program promises something for everyone: information stands to find out more about ways to participate in community life, our varied and eclectic cultural offering, health services, life in Rennes... and plenty of entertainment.


September 12th and 13th

Information booths from 10am to 5pm

Village associatif: Rennes 2 is home to over 90 student organizations. For the occasion of Campus Week, numerous organizations will hold booths and propose activities to our students.  

See the list of student associations at Rennes 2 University (in French). See a list of select students organizations here in English

Conseil de la vie étudiante (Student Life Council): collect goodies and pick up your welcome pack.

The Cultural Office: Stock up on cultural information! Come to the hall of Building L to meet cultural players from the campus and the city of Rennes, take part in workshops and collect goodies!

Free distribution of sanitary protection: pads, panties, tampons, cups...

ESS Cargo: Come and meet the associative village in the Villejean district. ESS Cargo & Cie aims to forge links between the University and the Villejean district by organizing discussion forums, workshops to raise awareness of ecological and social issues, and support for local projects.



Free picnic at 12pm

Photo caravan: come and have your photo taken to immortalize this memorable day!

Air games  

Travelling vintage costume shop: The "Des Habits et Vous" costume shop is a curious space brimming with outfits as rich as they are varied, from which you'll emerge costumed from head to toe!

EduLAB workshop: Customize your tote-bag with the digital embroidery machine! This workshop lets you customize your tote bag ...(Pôle Culture)

Escape Game Discovery of the Fablab: Come and discover digital manufacturing in an escape game format (Edulab)

Escape Game "Welcome to the university!": Come and take up the challenge of our Escape Game September 12th and 13th, 2pm to 5pm

Follow the sessions on the RENNES2D virtual world.

Register on site on the day of the event: at the International Desk or in Building T, Room T011 

Cooking workshop: with the Aux Goûts du Jour association on Wednesday, September 13th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (ESS Cargo)

Tombola: Collect your tickets over the 2 days (max. 5 per person) at the association stands, deposit your tickets in the ballot box at the BVE stand on September 14th, from 4pm to 5pm, and be present at the draw on September 14th, at 5pm at the théâtre de verdure! Lots of prizes to be won: See full rules and regulations.


Tuesday September 12th

Student Health Service: Meet the student health relays

Collect prevention goodies: "alcohol dose" cups, condoms, earplugs, breathalysers...

Find out about the SSE's activities: service cards, "je gère ma soirée" booklets, sophrology workshops, cooking workshops, etc.

Sustainable development area: Do you have items you no longer need? Are you missing something in your home? Drop off and pick up what you need at the free space! You'll also find all the information you need on sustainable development in Rennes and at Rennes 2 University, with local recycling centers, water ambassadors and Emboite le Plat!

International Desk:

Would you like to study abroad or simply practice a foreign language? Are you an international student with questions about your studies, the campus, accommodation, social events, etc.?

Visit the International Desk, a one-stop shop for information and events! 


Concerts / Shows (Théâtre de verdure) :

12pm - 12:45 - Concert Atrium

12:45 - 2:45pm - dj set Jankev

3pm - 4pm - Quizz hosted by the Arène théâtre and Scen'art associations


Wednesday September 13th 

Escape game "Sortez Ameli de là! : An escape game organized by l'Assurance maladie (the national health insurance organization). Join them for a conversation on sexuality.

Student life in Rennes: The City of Rennes will be setting up a booth to help you find out more about student life in Rennes, and to answer questions from new students about the many ways in which students can enrich their leisure activities, express themselves and get involved (student initiatives, event organization, health promotion, various forms of assistance...).

4BIs will also be on hand to provide information on a wide range of topics: Infos Jeunes, jobs, housing, access to healthcare, international issues, access to legal services, careers, training...

Concerts / Shows :

12pm - 1:30 Galère sucrée 

1:30 - 2:15pm Concert À trois sur la plage


Ciné-Tambour (on-campus cinema offering) : Ask for the program

6:15pm - Avant-programme: newsreels, amateur films and B-movies: The Bride of Frankenstein, James Whale, 1935, USA, 1 hour 15 min(35 mm)

8:45pm - Casablanca, Michael Curtiz, 1943, USA, 1 hour 42min (DCP)

Thursday, September 14th 

Cultural season presentation

#SaveTheDate On Thursday, September 14th at 6pm at Le Tambour, the cultural services team will present the 2023-24 season. The evening will close with a concert by Emie Baron.

Free, on reservation