Tag Archives: Prefecture

Introducing … Bienvenue Grenoble

Bienvenue Grenoble

We talk to Bienvenue Grenoble, a new organisation that offers a range of activities aimed at helping newcomers feel welcome in Grenoble. Continue reading Introducing … Bienvenue Grenoble

Finally legal in France – the OFII experience

Les timbres!

US newcomer Maureen Walsh reports on obtaining long-stay and student visas through the Office Français de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration for a year in Grenoble. Continue reading Finally legal in France – the OFII experience

Véronique Rostas: Exploding the myth of cultural stereotypes

Véronique Rostas. Photo: Gilles Galoyer, studio Jamaisvu

Véronique Rostas will be facilitating the Working Women’s Network of Grenoble (WWNG)’s upcoming seminar, Exploding the Myth of Cultural Stereotypes, on 27 November. She talks to Rebecca Skillman about her background in management development, and how the seminar is relevant for all of us who have chosen to live or work in another country. Continue reading Véronique Rostas: Exploding the myth of cultural stereotypes

Starting your own business in France

URSSAF - another elegant French acronym

Patrick Owen shares his experience starting an English teaching business, becoming an Auto-entrepreneur and dealing with France’s particular administrative complexity and love of acronyms. Continue reading Starting your own business in France

Property Finder, a new way to buy or rent your home

Hélène Aubry

Hélène Aubry is a property finder specialised in helping potential home buyers in the purchasing process. She talks to us about her services, the housing market in the Grenoble area, her expat background and how she came to set up her own business. Continue reading Property Finder, a new way to buy or rent your home