Finding student accommodation in Valenciennes

Valenciennes is a city located in the North of France, in the Hauts-de-France region. It has a population of just under 50,000. Valenciennes is in a process of modernizing itself with the development of many recent installations, such as the TGV Line. It is now possible to get from Valenciennes to Paris in a short time. The higher education pole is not very diversified since there is only one University, and it’s actually located in Famars, a few kilometres from Valenciennes. The University is a multidisciplinary institution. It welcomes about 11,000 students each year, about 10% of whom are international. Many of them are looking for student accommodation in Valenciennes for their studies. The city has a large number of available housing units since 8.5% of housing units are vacant compared to 6% on average in France. With Studapart, students have a choice. A majority move to student residence accommodation in Valenciennes and others to studio rentals.