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Covid-19: GEM has set up two listening and support units for all its students and staff

Covid-19 : GEM a mis en place deux cellules d’écoute et de soutien pour ses étudiants et ses collaborateurs
Published on
09 April 2020

Faced with the Covid-19 Pandemic, Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) aims to be both a business school and a responsible employer. In this context, the school set up two listening and support units on March 24, 2020: one for its 8000 students and one for its 550 employees. 

‘The Line’ for 550 employees

Free, anonymous, confidential and available 24/7, this independent service provided by the Group Stimulus allows those who wish to express themselves (in French or in English) to do so in a priviledged anonymous space and to receive support 

‘Care line for me’ for 8 000 students at Grenoble Ecole de Management

This telephone line dedicated to French and international GEM students offers two services: a psychological support unit in 14 languages and a medical online consultation service in 5 languages. All GEM students have access to these free and confidential services, 24/7. 60 doctors can advise, guide, reassure and issue a diagnosis, a treatment and a prescription. .

In parallel, the Personal Development Center (CDPM), the Careers service and all student services continue to work as usual and are 100% available online. Students still have access to content and guidance for internships, job searching, professional projects, their curriculum (as outlined in the graphic to the the left).

Three commitments in response to the health crisis

Loïck Roche, Dean and Director, has made three commitments to students, employees, partners and GEM graduates

  • GEM is both a school and a responsible and solidary employer – this means it is putting all its efforts into preserving: the physical integrity and health of its students and staff.
  • GEM guaranties the continuity of academic programs and students success.  
  • GEM is preparing its future and ensuring its sustainability..

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