Student Associations in one of the best business school in Europe
Putting business management into practice
Working in one of the Global Responsible Pioneers (GRP) Students Associations is an integral component of student campus life. These GRP Student Associations constitute authentic platforms designed to enable students to gain professional experience, work as part of a team, and manage and develop projects in an operational context that mirrors real business.
Art and Culture
Apogée offers a variety of events designed to promote oenology and gastronomy, such as a tour of the castles and vineyards of the Loire Valley, wine courses or culinary competitions.
The BDA Euphori’Art is an arts and culture association that organises various events such as vernissages, fashion shows to promote young designers, literary coffee and cabaret performances. The Association also participates in the Rennes “Biennale d’Art Contemporain”.
DESCIBEL promotes music in all its diversity via annual concerts, the “Tremplin Rock”, open stages and the “Concert Against Cancer”, organised in partnership with the Center Eugène Marquis for the fight against cancer.
Le Flâneur produces an annual, 10 000-circulation guide full of useful tips, selection of good restaurants and many things to discover and enjoy in Rennes.
Warlock is an audio-visual and multimedia association, producing televised news and films for other associations, creating a yearbook and publishing the online school magazine. Warlock also organises a national short film competition and offers print services to students.
Breizh Investors aims to introduce students to the world of stock exchanges and finance, managing the Crédit Agricole trading floor at the school, organising finance-related events and competitions, holding lunch debates with professionals, enabling students to discover major financial centres, and presenting special programmes on Descibel Radio.
Bretagne Conseil is a junior marketing advice bureau, conducting research on behalf of compa
nies of all sizes, associations, groups or business start-ups. Specialised in Marketing, Communication and Strategy, the Junior Company conducts annual quality studies for its customers: creators, SMEs / SMIs, local authorities, and large groups.
Rennes Job Service puts businesses in touch with students to offer them temporary and seasonal jobs. This association exists for the benefit of all students at the school, finding them missions, including street-marketing and inventories.
Speak Up! aims to attract interest of future managers in today’s challenges by organising conferences and publishing a magazine addressing international, political and societal challenges in partnership with an association of Sciences Po Rennes.
Start You Up works to promote entrepreneurship and innovation through various events such as IDEA (an inter-association innovation contest) or Mash Up Rennes (an evening devoted to entrepreneurship).
Humanitarian and Social
Sup de Coeur offers personal, logistical and financial help in humanitarian projects, organising the local event “Prends le Relais” and, on a national level, raising funds for Sidaction and food bank. Internationally, the association holds a charity event to provide financial support to a vaccination campaign in Mexico. It also finances a schooling campaign for children in Niger and provides financial support to the association “Espoir Chiapas.”
Enactus Rennes School of business promotes social progress through entrepreneurial actions. The projects are designed and built by students from several cohorts. Enactus is an international organisation that supports teams in achieving social entrepreneurship and participation in national and international competition projects.
Opera provides leadership and monitoring for high school students of the OPERA scheme (Guide and Promote Excellence and Success by Support), whose goal is to help students with high academic potential from modest backgrounds to aim for higher education studies. Discovery sessions and support are organised every month in partnership with institutions and within Rennes School of Business.
Ter’n’Co aims to raise awareness of sustainable development, to change behaviour and to promote social economy through a range of different projects. It organises numerous schemes on the theme of sustainable development, is part of the working Group “Green School”, provides Ecocups during student parties, organises Sustainable Development Day and promotes carpooling.
Well Come helps more than 1 000 international students each year spending one or two semesters at Rennes School of Business to integrate, by providing them advice and general support. The team also organises a range of events to encourage students to feel part of the school throughout the year.
4L Trophy Coordination works in partnership with Desertours to organise and promote the 4L Challenge Trophy, a high-profile humanitarian event in the student and European sporting calendar. The 4L trophy is first and foremost a solidarity event. This association offers its members to gain real skills, as they are responsible for relations with participating crews, organising Departure Villages, Village Official Pre-Departure, researching new partnerships and assuring communication about the event. During the 4L Trophy, they are part of the organisation team.
The BDS Sports Office is in charge of sports for Rennes School of Business students, and organises numerous events such as inter-association golf and football tournaments, disabled sport days or charity football.
Fast Rennes aims to share its passion for motor racing by organising a wide range of exciting events: go-karting evenings, road safety days at school and eco-driving sessions. The main event is “Notre rêve, leur espoir” (Our dream, their hope). It takes place on the legendary Bugatti circuit of Le Mans.
IRO (Intense Ride Organisation) is an extreme sport association that organises events such as Skiro (a skiing week), the Saut du Coeur (bungee jumping in Rennes city centre), whose profits are donated to Sidaction, or a Dodgeball competition in partnership with INSA.
Océania works to promote water sports among students and raise awareness of marine values. The association organises the Rennes School of Business inter-school cruise race.
The mission of the BDE Student Office is to animate student life and represent students from different classes. This association plays a central role, with activities including the organisation of Integration Week and a host of student parties.
Com’unity seeks to promote Rennes School of Business and its talents to preparatory classes and other post-baccalaureate programmes, assist students and associations in their participation in inter-school “business” competitions, and organise the “eligible students welcome” project.
The BVE IBPM Student Office organises each year the integration weekend for students in the first year of the IBPM course, a laser game or a prospecting day to propose many discounts for students in Rennes institutions.