- Graduation ceremony at Sciences Po in Paris ©Sciences Po
On 6 September, students celebrated their graduation from the Sciences Po Undergraduate College. They all spent two years at one of the seven Sciences Po campuses in France, and one year abroad studying at a partner university. Those enrolled in a dual Bachelor’s degree programme spent two years in France then two years at the partner university abroad.
- MasterCard Foundation Scholars ©Didier Pazery
The first five students to benefit from the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme at Sciences Po come from across sub-Saharan Africa. Astou Diouf, 18, is from Senegal, Zipporah Gakuu, 19, from Kenya, Romaric Compaore, 18, from Burkina Faso, Ashale Chi, 17, from Cameroon, and Fitiavana Andry, 17, from Madagascar, making this first cohort representative of Africa in all its diversity.
- Student in the library of the Sciences Po Menton campus ©Martin Argyroglo
The recent redesign of the Sciences Po Bachelor's degree programme reaffirms a commitment to the principles of humanism and scientific intellectual inquiry. The four key points below outline what first year students at the Undergraduate College can expect to find.
- Jasdeep Hundal taking a selfie with children in Punjab ©Sciences Po
Jasdeep Singh Hundal, who comes from Singapore, will be a first-year student at the Reims campus this fall. He is pursuing the Dual BA Programme between Sciences Po and UC Berkeley, through which he will have the opportunity to spend 2 years in France and 2 years in California. The first in our 2017 #FirstYearsScPo series. Read the interview below.
- 2017 Pre-College Programme students in the Reims courtyard ©Sciences Po
From 9-23 July 2017, the Sciences Po Summer School welcomed its first-ever cohort of secondary students for its inaugural Pre-College Programme.
- Rue de l'Université, Paris ©Martin Argyroglo
Finding accommodation is a key step to take care of before arriving at Sciences Po. Given the urban locations of each of the seven Sciences Po campuses, various options are available. Below are general descriptions of the options available, as well as links to information specific to each campus. It is recommended that students act swiftly and find a place to stay well in advance of their arrival.
New students preparing for their arrival to Sciences Po are encouraged to visit the following website.
- Graduation ceremony at UBC in Vancouver ©UBC
The graduation ceremony took place on 24 May 2017 at the UBC Vancouver campus in Canada. This year’s graduating class, composed of 12 different nationalities, was congratulated by the Consul General of France, a Sciences Po alumnus, who presented each graduate with their Sciences Po diploma. Praising the students’ achievements, he noted the special relationship between Canada and France, now embodied in the graduating cohort.
- A student in the Sciences Po Environment association ©Sciences Po
Today, more than 50 percent of the world’s population lives in cities. Reason enough for the student association Sciences Po Environment to make urban agriculture one of its main focuses.
In January 2017, the Reims campus branch of Sciences Po Environment launched Sciences Potager, a project to plant and maintain a vegetable garden on campus. To help them get started, they sought the expertise of L’Ecole des Jardiniers, a local association that promotes organic agriculture.
- Undergrad Jimmy Quinn on the Sciences Po campus in Reims
In the run-up to the French presidential election, the famous weekly Paris Match invited international students from the Sciences Po Undergraduate College to shed some light on the words that matter to them in politics. Jimmy Quinn, 18, an American student on the Reims campus, chose the word ‘system’.
- Students in the SAGA association ©Sciences Po
In March, four student associations on the Reims campus; Politiqu’elles, HeForShe, SAGA, and The Feminist Society joined forces to celebrate Gender Equality Week. The objective was to bring students together to address gender equality issues such as women in politics and business; to revisit feminism and notions of masculinity; and to reflect upon fundamental questions about sexuality. Watch the video with the student organisers of Gender Equality Week in Reims.