After graduation

Congratulations! After years of dedication and lots of studying, you are graduating. What will that be like? And what will your future bring? Perhaps you have made a plan but don't know where to start. Or maybe you have no idea what the future will bring? This overview will help you on your way.

Graduating in 2021

Results and feedback 

As per usual, you can check your exam results through Oasis, at the end of the exam period.

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Your graduation is an important milestone, which we won’t allow to go unnoticed! Most proclamations are scheduled for the fall of 2021. The timing depends on your faculty. 

Diploma

You will receive both a hard and soft copy of your diploma. This is why your home address and email address have to be up-to-date in Oasis. 

Is your personal information up-to-date in Oasis?

  • Your address and e-mail address: adjust yourself if necessary in Oasis.
    Note: your UGent mailbox will be closed shortly after graduation, so be sure to provide your personal email address! This way you can receive your diploma and graduation invitation and you will have easy access to the Ghent University Career Center and Infinitum.
  • Your full name an birth place and country: please report any changes to diploma@ugent.be. Add a photo of your identity card.
  • Your account balance: if there is an outstanding amount, we cannot create your diploma. If you have any questions, please contact studiegeld@ugent.be.

    Getting a job

    Ghent University’s Career Center puts you on track for success!UGent Career Center

    Ghent University’s online career platform provides you with an overview of a wide range of company profiles, job vacancies and career events. Explore what’s on offer in order to get a feel for what is out there career-wise, and land your first job!

    Note: change your Ghent University mail address to your personal mail address after registration (via 'account settings' in the user menu). This way, you'll maintain easy access to the Ghent Career Center after graduation.

    Continuing your education

    Do you want to keep your head buried in your books for a while longer? Are you on the look-out for a suitable way to continue your education?

    Did you know that Ghent University has a vast number of postgraduate degrees on offer?

    Find out which master’s, master after master’s or postgraduate programmes you are qualified for based on the diploma you obtained. This is the perfect way to broaden or deepen the knowledge you acquired!

    Explore your possibilities at Ghent University Association partner institutions

    Have a look at the Higher Education Register

    This platform allows you to get acquainted with every study programme Flanders has on offer.

    Getting a PhD

    You might be considering embarking on a PhD at Ghent University. Find out what your possibilities are and which steps you should take.

    Going abroad

    Even though this might not seem the obvious choice right now, an experience abroad is definitely worth considering. Whether you want to study, do an internship or conduct research; all of these possibilities are right there for you to explore!

    Infinitum: dare to think, your whole life long!

    Video Infinitum - alumniplatform UGentWe're not saying goodbye because Dare to think doesn't stop when you trade your alma mater for another home. Stay close to Ghent University and fellow alumni, meet exciting new people, participate in alumni activities and discover our full range of offerings for former students.

    Don't miss out on Infinitum, our network of thousands of UGent alumni. 

    Contact

    Student Counselling Office