Information for alumni

Recently graduated? Join GALOP!

GALOP is the alumni network of the Educational Sciences programme of Ghent University and the Social Work programme of the Association Ghent University.

Becoming a member of GALOP is free of charge and offers a lot of advantages. You will kept up to date about everything that is happening at Ghent University in general, and at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences in particular.

You will also be invited for a variety of alumni activities at low fares.

On top of all that, you will automatically become member of the large Ghent University alumni society. During the first year, you will also receive an advantage card free of charge.

Membership benefits

  • Special conditions when partaking in events and activities
  • A discount in the Ghent University restaurants
  • Access to Ghent University’s sports facilities and lessons offered there
  • Membership at the University Library and access to certain university faculties’ book borrowing facilities
  • You receive the bi-yearly Ghent University magazine
  • Online discount on purchases made on Ghent University shop
  • Discount on cinema visits at Film-Plateau and KASKcinema
  • Discount on books from publisher Lannoo
  • Discounts on Music Hall tickets for you and your family (Capitole Ghent, Stadsschouwburg Antwerpen, Forest National)
  • A 20% discount on subscriptions for magazines published by Sanoma

After a year, your alumnus benefits card needs to be renewed. You can then opt to stay a free member or become a paying member (5 euro).

Paying members keep benefiting from the alumni programme benefit card. Free members keep receiving our official communication but membership benefits expire.