A big and warm welcome to our international students!
For the third consecutive year, ESC Clermont witnesses a big increase in the number of its students with 1420 students in the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
The attractivity of the school continues for international students who make up more than a quarter of the new student population joining the school this year (26.4%). This represents a 25% increase of the number of international students compared to last year. Those 310 new international students are coming from 52 different countries creating a global and diverse multicultural environment.
Prior to starting their courses, the students had their orientation week, one that composed of presentations of the school along with explanations of administration formalities, welcome cocktails, icebreaking activities and visits around the city of Clermont-Ferrand. The students also familiarized themselves with the school facilities and were welcomes by the different teams and services. The school associations had also presented their activities for the students in order for them to engage in various extracurricular activities.
To complement their welcome experience at ESC, many international students have participated in the integration weekend which is the first big event of the year that is organised by the student union, where students spend a trip altogether that takes place at the beginning of the school year during which students while doing different integration activities.