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Long-term unemployed through the eyes of recruiters: less motivated, less talented and less trainable

(12-07-2017) Recent research has shown that employers are reluctant to hire long-term unemployed: the longer job candidates’ unemployment spell, the lower is their chance of a positive reaction.

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New international Master programme on sustainable management of raw materials SINReM acquires EIT quality label for excellent teaching approach

(12-07-2017) The new international Master programme International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management (SINReM) has received, as first educational programme coordinated by Ghent University, the EIT quality label.

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21 to 25 August 2017: Working in the Sun at Ghent University

(12-07-2017) In the week of 21 to 25 August 2017, the ‘garden’ of the central administration building along the Scheldekaai will become an additional workplace. It will be a real open-air office.

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Gentse Feesten: activities in the Botanical Garden and art in the Aula

(12-07-2017) Activities are organised in the Botanical Garden every day during the Gentse Feesten. In the Aula in the Voldersstraat there is an exhibition with work by artists who are associated with Ghent University and/or the Ghent University Hospital.

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Will your thesis student win the Flemish Thesis Prize 2017?

(12-07-2017) We would like to enlist your help in encouraging your best students to enter for the Flemish Thesis Prize 2017. A supervisor or counsellor making this request is an important motivator for students.

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Seminar on Environment, Health and Safety: sessions that suit all tastes

(12-07-2017) The annual seminar on Environment, Health and Safety takes place from Tuesday 12 September till Thursday 14 September 2017.

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Eduroam upgrade – important changes for everyone at Ghent University!

(12-07-2017) On Wednesday morning, 12 July 2017, the ICT department installed a new version of the application used for wireless authentication.

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Register now for staff training in autumn

(12-07-2017) From this moment on, the staff training offer for the coming months is available.

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Again elections at Ghent University in September with adapted election regulations

(30-06-2017) At Ghent University new elections for a rector and vice-rector will be held in September. The Board of Governors has adapted the election regulations.

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Ghent University’s Childcare Services will be organising holiday childcare for infants and children up to the age of 3

(29-06-2017) Are you looking for holiday childcare in July and August? Ghent University’s Childcare Services still has some open spots for infants and children up to the age of 3.

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Student restaurants summer scheduling

(29-06-2017) There are a lot less students and staff members present at the university during the summer months. This means that various restaurants and cafeterias will be closed.

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Launch of the information platform (Re)search tips

(29-06-2017) Are you looking for practical information on research, information and data management, scholarly communication and related subjects?

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Booking business trips in the blink of an eye

(29-06-2017) Need to book some business trips? Things will be a lot more practical from now on thanks to the framework agreement that Ghent University recently concluded with Uniglobe Smart Travel.

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Ghent University celebrates 200th anniversary during vibrant city festival

(29-06-2017) On Sunday 8 October 2017, Ghent University will celebrate its 200th anniversary during a free, vibrant city festival for young and old.

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European Commission praises Ghent University for outstanding quality international masters

(26-06-2017) The International Master of Science In Fire Safety Engineering has been labelled a succes story by the European Commission - another recognition of Ghent University's high-level international education cooperation.

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