A rich array of student associations and high quality sports facilities offers students at École des Ponts ParisTech a vibrant campus life just 20 minutes from the heart of Paris on the RER A express railroad. With some 15 associations and the Student Office’s various clubs, the School is a hub of dynamic student life. The goal of these associations is to generate a dynamic between students, to coordinate leisure or sports activities, to represent students in dealings of with the administration, and also to contribute to the social scene within the School's geographical and cultural environment.
Sport every day if you wanted
The School has spotlit tennis courts, a basketball/volleyball pitch, two astroturf urban soccer pitches, and a workout and dance room. Nearby is an astroturf soccer/rugby stadium, a grass rugby stadium and a gymnasium (dance hall, gymnastics room, team sports, badminton court).
All these facilities make day-to-day sports activity a possibility. Other sports are also available nearby or 15 minutes away by car (the Sports Bureau has three minibus shuttles: swimming, rowing, golf, tennis, rock-climbing, and many others. There is also the opportunity to take part in friendly matches with the campus schools and in tournaments organized by the Sports Bureau, or to go jogging in the local woods or in the gardens of the Château de Champs. Get your trainers on!
A party tradition
Student life is punctuated by events organized by students: barbecues, student parties, open parties... Every year, the School Gala brings together students, alumni, families and friends.
Central Paris 20 minutes away
In addition, student life offers all the cultural vibrancy of Paris just 20 minutes away by public transport, on line A of the RER railway.