As the department most directly dedicated to student life in Geneva, Student Services mainly works with on ground students by providing them with information and support about the following topics:.
Geneva is an international city that benefits from all advantages of a relatively big city, but also from all its inconveniences, particularly concerning housing. Hence, Student Services will guide you through your search by providing information, advice and assistance with the local administration. Students in need of housing must be willing to:
-Inform UBIS of their intended budget
-Fill in the Housing Form authorizing UBIS to look for a room/studio/apartment in the student’s name, sign it and send it to the Student Services at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you need housing before arriving in Geneva, please also find below some helpful links:
Flat share, House share & Rooms to rent:
GENERAL SUPPORT AND ORIENTATION (Swiss Resident Permit, Health Insurance etc.):
Student Services represents a large source of information mainly regarding to Swiss Residence Permit necessary to your stay and study in Geneva and to Swiss Health Insurance which is compulsory in Switzerland. Please find below some Health Insurance companies that UBIS recommends:
- CSS (to apply online use the following application form)
- Golden Care (to apply use the following application form)
- ScoreStudies (to apply use the following application form)
- Swisscare International (to apply use the following application form)
Career Services aims to provide students with practical advice (CV and cover letter writing, tips before interview etc.).
All you need to know to have a professional resume. Check out some resume examples for different industries.
ACTIVITIES (educational and leisure):
UBIS activities include educational events such as conferences, debates and workshops: thanks to our network of highly experienced international experts and consultants, coming from a variety of business sectors, UBIS is a trusted partner of prominent corporations, and international organizations. Together with them UBIS organizes workshops and symposia to consolidate our students’ preparation.
UBIS is also actively promoting leisure activities for students and faculty, such as the Welcome dinner, Christmas Party, Get togethers etc. as well as the organization of the Annual Graduation Ceremony.
UBIS Library provides students with the necessary books for their courses. The library has a clear procedure that allows students either to lend or to buy the books that they need. For more information, please address your questions to: email@example.com.
UBIS Alumni community provides new students with direct testimonials about studying at UBIS as well as first-hand information related to life in Geneva.
For more information regarding Student Services Department and Activities please liaise with
Ms. Alexandrina Iremciuc, Head of Student Services at: firstname.lastname@example.org.