Insider tips for daily life

If your budget is limited, there are a number of solutions for covering your basic living expenses and buying furniture, clothing, food and other basic essentials without breaking the bank.

Buying furniture, clothing and other basic essentials

Some associations sell items such as furniture, electrical appliances, clothing, crockery and books at low prices for small budgets.

In Grenoble

> Visit the campus life website, iCampus, to find out more

In Valence

> Visit the website ‘Étudier en Drôme Ardèche’ to find out more

Buying food on a shoestring budget

If you are finding it difficult to budget for food, you can obtain support from CROUS if you are studying in Grenoble, from the Red Cross (‘Croix Rouge’) if you are studying in Valence, or from various community-based organizations.

In Grenoble

> Visit the campus life website, iCampus, to find out more

In Valence

> Visit the website ‘Étudier en Drôme Ardèche’ to find out more
Updated on May 11, 2021