On the Practical Life webpage, you will find practical information about living in Switzerland, such as housing, insurances or public transportation.
Working in your lab is important, but maintaining a social life is also essential. The associations on the EPFL campus that you might be interested in are briefly described on the Social Life webpage.
Maintaining a regular physical activity should also be one of your priorities during your PhD, so you will find information about the UNIL-EPFL Sports Center on the Sports webpage.
A lot of cultural events happen at and outside EPFL, you will find more details on the Culture webpage.