In order to best respond to the needs of students and prepare them for the world of work, a number of committee and council meetings, many of involving representatives from business and industry, take place throughout the year.
The main councils and committees include:
The conseil d'école (School Council)
The conseil d’école (school council) is chaired by Olivier Peyret (Vice-President, New Businesses, Schlumberger)
The Council is a forum for discussion and debate which sets out the School’s main strategic orientations.
It is composed of 40 members, both external and elected, who meet a minimum of three times a year. The external members comprise:
- 3 local and regional authority representatives;
- 9 industry representatives;
- 1 public services representative;
- 1 individual appointed in a personal capacity and the president of the Alumni Association.
These external members are involved in more than 65% of the school council meetings. Their prominent positions in the companies that they represent guarantee the quality of their proposals with regard to school strategy.
The elected members comprise:
- 7 professors or equivalent;
- 7 lecturers or equivalent;
- 6 engineering students;
- 4 support staff.
The comité directeur (Steering Committee)
The comité directeur (Steering Committee) is an advisory body for information and discussion whose role is to deal with all matters related to the day-to-day life of the School.
The committee meet regularly with a council agenda and distribute the minutes of the meeting. The director may invite, on a permanent or temporary basis, any person whose presence is deemed necessary, in particular, the President of the conseil d’école, the Head of Communications, or student representatives.
The committee is composed of:
- the Director;
- the administration manager;
- the Director of Studies;
- the Director of Science;
- the business relations manager;
- the industrial relations manager.
The commission d'enseignement (Teaching Commission)
The commission d’enseignement (teaching commission) examines all issues concerning the running of the ENSG training programmes.
The commission is composed of an equal number of teaching staff and students.