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Those of us in France right now: How are you dealing with the… 
21st-Nov-2007 12:14 am
Those of us in France right now: How are you dealing with the strikes?

I would be fine with just a transportation strike. That's easy to deal with. But the other thing that's crippling me personally is the student strikes. I'm a foreign student at University of Paris 8, Saint-Denis, and the students there have been on strike since Monday last week. While I understand the reason for these student strikes (and would possibly be in support of them if I was born French), I'm feeling a bit cheated because I haven't had any classes for a week and a half now and it's in those classes that I was learning the most French. Most likely I'll return home at the end of this semester without any credits as well. So frustrating

So let's share some stories, opinions, and straight out rants if you feel like it. I'd be interested to hear other people's stories.
21st-Nov-2007 09:35 am (UTC)
You have my sympathies - it must be so frustrating to be losing your study time and not be able to do anything about it. Hope it's sorted soon.

Meantime...is it possible to get together with some like-minded students for self-help classes? Is it possible to contact your tutors to get some 'homework'?

21st-Nov-2007 02:56 pm (UTC)
Again, french universities are not a business. Tutors are fellow students and in time of turmoil they are doing their duties as citizen, defending their rights.
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