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EnerGhentIC officially launched on 19 October 2017

(18-10-2017) EnerGhentIC is the interdisciplinary community of Ghent University researchers working on the energy challenge.

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200 years Ghent University: alumni authors return to the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy

(05-10-2017) Starting on 8 October 2017, a series of lectures will take place in the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, presented by alumni authors who attended courses in the faculty.

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Humanities 20.0 on 17 October 2017

(05-10-2017) In 2017, the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy will be celebrating its 200th birthday, as one of Ghent University’s four founding faculties.

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Ghent University at Ghent Film Festival

(05-10-2017) Science at the film festival? It’s possible!

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Make Ghent University even more Fair Trade minded!

(05-10-2017) Share your fair trade idea for Ghent University using the video booth during Fair Trade week (9-13 October 2017).

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Register now for the Internationalisation Day at Ghent University

(05-10-2017) All Ghent University staff members are cordially invited to the first Internationalisation Day of Ghent University on Tuesday 24th October in Het Pand.

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10 reasons to go to ‘Everyone Ghent University!'

(05-10-2017) This Sunday, 8 October, it is time for the climax of Ghent University’s 200th anniversary celebrations: the free and exciting city festival ‘Everyone Ghent University!’

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Factcheck: does student employment slow down one's study progress?

(02-10-2017) For many students, a new academic year coincides with picking up a student job. But doesn’t student employment slow down their study progress? Researchers at Ghent University reviewed the academic literature on this topic.

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Rik Van de Walle and Mieke Van Herreweghe obtain a large majority in elections for a new rector and vice-rector

(26-09-2017) Today Tuesday 26 September at 8 a.m. the resultst of the second and last voting round of the elections for a new rector and vice-rector at our university were unlocked.

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Special two-euro coin for the occasion of Ghent University’s 200th anniversary

(24-09-2017) Turning two hundred years old deserves a special coin. The Belgian Royal Mint felt the same way and is honouring the 200th anniversary of Ghent University with a special edition two-euro coin.

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Restaurants and cafeterias will be closed on 9 October – De Brug will be open in the evenings

(24-09-2017) All restaurants and cafeterias at Ghent University will be closed on Monday, 9 October 2017. However, De Brug restaurant will be open in the evenings from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

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Children's sweater '200 years Ghent University' at a promotional price!

(24-09-2017) Learn young, learn fair!

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Exercise for free for an entire week at Ghent University

(24-09-2017) You can participate in several introductory classes during the GUSB’s open-door week from Monday, 25 through Thursday, 28 September.

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University for You: debate on the societal role of the university

(24-09-2017) Major societal challenges – like sustainability, diversity, ‘glocalisation’, and workable work – demand that the university reinvents itself and explores how science can serve society and how society can become involved in science.

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Ghent University education receives the highest marks!

(22-09-2017) The marks from the institutional review held back in May 2016 were presented to all members of Ghent University, who were closely involved in the review, on 14 September 2017 in the Ghent University Aula.

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