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Precariousness, isolation… In mainland France, the tenfold difficulties of overseas students

It is with emotion but without surprise that Anne-Claire discovered on the Internet the video, which has gone viral, in which Maëlle, a student of Sciences Po, alert, in tears, about her financial difficulties. Like her, this psychology student at the University of Montpellier is 20 years old and comes from Reunion. Like her, Anne-Claire […]

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Health studies: is oral medicine unfair?

Can we select future doctors on their general knowledge? This is the question posed by students and a union of doctors, following the reform of health studies. Sacha, a first-year student, said on Twitter that she had been turned down, despite a “20 in Anatomy” and one “19 in Embryology”because she did not know the […]

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A masters “Parcoursup” launched in early 2023

How to solve the traffic jam at the entrance to the M1? By using a digital platform. Or if you prefer, by setting up a “Parcoursup” of masters. In its back-to-school file, the Ministry of Higher Education is careful not to use this expression, as the post-baccalaureate orientation platform crystallizes, rightly or wrongly, discontent. But […]

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Parcoursup, these training courses that are not full

This is a key step for candidates who have not yet received a positive response on Parcoursup. While the main phase continues until July 15 and the waiting lists dwindle over the withdrawals, another phase, complementary, opens this Thursday, June 23. It will continue until mid-September. Without renouncing their initial wishes, future baccalaureate holders, reorientation […]

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Preparatory classes, training in loss of speed

The preparatory classes are no longer quite the royal road. The numbers, at least, suggest a loss of attractiveness. Over ten years, their numbers have certainly increased by 4%, from 79,800 to 83,400 students. But this progression occurs in a much more dynamic demographic context, since at the same time, the total number of students […]