Higher Education: Five good reasons to study in Van

University of South Brittany in Van © Florian Tiercin

Parcoursup’s results have been falling for some time. Between disappointments and expectations, the choice can sometimes be a headache. Morbihan news gives you Five reasons to study in Van (Morbihan).

Student and festive city

Far from the image of the elderly population, welcomes Fan 8000 students. The latter has taken over the city, taking advantage of the sun’s rays over the harbor in the afternoon, and gradually moving towards the BREF (artistic Bar Ruche Éphémère et Fertile) as aperitif time approaches. Students can benefit from many Concerts and Shows Offered by the city, and even touring the festivals in the area.

The IUT of Vannes (Morbihan) Photo Club proposed a series on the fine student years during the recent Vannes Photos Festival at the Hôtel de Limur.
The IUT of Vannes (Morbihan) Photo Club proposed a series on the fine student years during the recent Vannes Photos Festival at the Hôtel de Limur. © Acre

Infrastructure developed by Town Hall, such as skate park (right bank of the port) or Sports Health Trail Along the Promenade de la Rabine they have also become meeting places for students. Universities and Student Associations Take advantage of the proximity to the sea water activities of all kinds.

Offers many training courses

L ‘University of Southern Brittany (UBS) Offers 34 licenses In 4 departments: Arts/Literatures/Languages, Law/Economics/Management, Humanities and Social Sciences and Science/Technologies/Health.

University of Southern Brittany (UPS) Van
University of Southern Brittany (UBS) Vannes © Actu Morbihan

L ‘Western Catholic University UCO offers several professional licenses that allow students to discover a career during their studies. Recently, UCO . opened Professional Tourism License To meet the growing needs of the tourism industry in the region.

Other schools have settled in Van, taking advantage of the city’s attractive environment:

  • ICAM, College of Engineering
  • IFAT, the College of Interior Architecture in Van
  • IFSI, Nursing Training Institute
  • Eduservices, a private group offering training in sports, digital, sales and marketing
  • Finally, many BTS and preparatory classes are offered by high schools.

Training at the human level

This is Van Universities’ greatest asset. Far from crowded impersonal lecture halls and courses, universities rely on the relationship between professors and students. For example, file STAPS license (Science and technology of physical and sports activities) proposed by UCO combines 60 students per class, away from 600 students enrolled in Rennes II. For UBS, it is this support that allows for a high success rate. rated UBS Ninth place out of 80 universities to pass the license within three years.

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A city that listens to students

The city council wants to attract more students. This is how it was created Three Shared Apartments At the beginning of the academic year, a university campus will open for 40 seats To help students find accommodation. The city also offers advantages such as Free bike loan, bus ticket discount and free entry to the Museum of Fine Arts and Media Libraries. In addition, the Youth Information Desk, located on Victor Hugo Street, provides proximity and support for students.

Training with local outlets

Vannes’ courses are firmly grounded in the local economic fabric. Various schools have partnerships with companies in the department. Vocational training: Professional licenses and work-study programs allow students to enter the labor market even before their studies have finished. Thus, 92% of UBS students Find a job in 30 months after graduation. In addition, the courses adapt their offerings to the professional dynamics in the region.

UCO is now submitting a file Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in TourismShe also opened a diploma in Breton. Eduservices has developed training in the digital field to respond to the evolution of digital technology, particularly in the tourism industry.

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