Life at CIREFE

Life at CIREFE

CIREFE offers a cultural programme to its students.
You will have many opportunities to enjoy your stay in Rennes and discover the region: theatre plays, concerts, operas and trips in Brittany and around…

General information is posted on the board on the 4th floor, near the cafeteria. You can also follow our Facebook page.

You will find the cultural agenda 2017/2018 Semester 1 by following this link: Agenda Culturel S1 -1718

CIREFE has a team of 8 French students who are here to accompany students on the activities and trips. They are also in charge of preparing and distributing the cultural information and arrange peer orientations. To recognize them it is easy: follow the blue shirt!

Céline PENNEC is in charge of the coordination of the team. To contact the animation team you can write to this e-mail address: cirefe-culture@univ-rennes2.fr

This year, the team is comprised of:
Sarah, Cléa, Clara, Vincent, Virginie, Luis, Marion and Cécile

The team without Virginie and Luis

We offer cultural events during all the semester: theatre plays, opera, concerts, football games, exhibitions, typical Breton events (Fest-noz), etc.
Thanks to our cultural and local partners, our students benefit from preferential tariff.
Information about our cultural activities is posted on the board on the 4th floor, near the cafeteria. You can also follow our Facebook page.

 

Our cultural partners :

       

Each semester we organise intercultural meetings: a unique opportunity to meet and share with French students from Rennes 2.

 

Midi Babel

Once or twice during the semester, you can share a coffee and practice your mother tongue with French students from Rennes 2.
Where? Lobby of the building L
When? From 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm
Dates of this semester: October the 4th, November the 8th and December the 6th

 

Intercultural evenings

Meet local students in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere!
Where? In the bar “La Place” (7 Place du Champs Jacquet, Rennes city centre)
When? From 9 pm
Dates of this semester: September the 27th, October the 11th and November the 15th
Mandatory registration on the website of CIREFE.

 

Tandem

Would you like to live a real cultural and linguistic exchange with a local student?

Contact us to participate to the tandem programme. It is a great opportunity to bound with a French student from Rennes for or two semesters!

 

 

 

Discover the treasures of Brittany and the surroundings with thanks to our one-day trips and week-ends excursions!

Information about the excursions is posted on the board on the 4th floor, near the cafeteria. You can also follow our Facebook page

Each semester, you can discover mythical regional places such as: Mont St Michel, St-Malo, Loire valley castles, Morbihan Gulf, Brocéliande forest… and many more

Workshops are open to every student, no matter their language level. CIREFE will issue a course certificate at the end of the semester. The first and second meetings are open. Registration takes place at the 3rd meeting.

Theatre workshop

This workshop is organized around a series of preparatory exercises, followed by voice work and the staging of selected texts. Physical work, space work, contact, improvisation and language play are all part of this workshop, which require the actively engagement of all students.
Responsible: Pascal MONTEVILLE
Every Tuesday evening from 6.15pm to 8.15pm in the auditorium B7

 

Radio workshop

This workshop offers to the student the opportunity to realize columns, interviews, vox pops and to take care of the technical aspects of a radio programme.
Responsible: Pierre-Louis DUPRET
Every Tuesday evening from 6.15pm to 8.15pm in the room B204

 

 

Journalism workshop

This workshop aims to the realization and publication of a CIREFE newspaper. This publication will report on CIREFE activities and general campus life through articles, surveys, portraits, interviews. It is also a place for open expression: favourite books or movies, humorous or serious essays, like in France through the eyes of a foreigner, reports on the practice of other cultures… Every student will commit to write one article on the subject she/he wants. Drawers are also welcome.
Responsible: Laure DEFLINE
Every Tuesday evening from 6.15pm to 8.15pm in the room E320

 

Cinema workshop

For those who love cinema and want to be on the other end of the camera, this workshop provides an introduction to the language of cinema and the opportunity to create a short film (scriptwriting, filming, editing). Films may be presented at the end of the semester.
Responsible: Lauriane LAGARDE
Every Wednesday evening from 6.15pm to 8.15pm in the room B009

 

Vocal workshop

The purpose of this workshop is to learn to sing in order to express yourself, develop your voice, build self-confidence and develop good intonation. Students undergo physical preparation and breathe training and work on sound articulation. The workshop also provides an overview of the French repertoire.
A performance is given at the end of the semester.

Responsible: Benjamin GOUIL
Every Thursday evening from 6.15pm to 8.15pm in the room T017

 

Music workshop

Preparation of a few musical selections (French chanson, jazz, possibly variety music), some of which will be performed at the end of the semester. Opportunity for group work and improvisation.
Perquisite: must be able to read music or follow easily by ear.
Responsible: Slawek WOJNAROWSKI
Every Thursday evening from 6.15pm to 8.15pm in the room O303


General information about the workshops is posted on the board on the 4th floor, near the cafeteria. You can also follow our Facebook page.

End-of-year celebratrion

   

At the end of each semester, a celebration is organized in the Tambour auditorium which is located on the campus of Rennes 2. The first part of the evening is dedicated to the performance on stage of the main workshop productions and the second part of the evening is an outing to a discotheque for all the students and teachers.