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Cast your vote for your university representatives

From Monday 22 April (7:00) through Thursday 25 April (12:00), you can cast your vote for the representatives of the assistant academic staff and the students for the Board of Governors, the faculty councils and the Social Affairs Council.

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New expo GUM: Wunderkammer of TRUTH

On 28 March 2024, GUM (Ghent University Museum) will open a new exhibition on the theme of 'truth'. What is science's role in this? Do museums actually always tell the truth?

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The theory of the 1 or 2: Ish Ait Hamou in dialogue with Ghent University students

On Thursday evening 21 March 2024, Ish Ait Hamou engages with the audience around his 'Theory of the 1 or 2'.

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Can you vote in the internal elections?

From Monday 22 April (7 a.m.) to Wednesday 25 April 2024 (12 p.m.), Ghent University is set to organise internal elections. A first step in the run-up to these elections is the publication of the electoral rolls.

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Ghent University & FTI bring a technological spectacle to the Winter Circus

In a six-day technology festival, from 16 to 21 March Flanders Technology & Innovation (FTI) celebrates our city and region as a hotbed for technological creativity and innovative ideas, with of course various UGent'ers on the programme.

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King Philippe talked to student entrepreneurs and the DO! team

On 6 February, His Majesty the King visited the expertise center for entrepreneurship 'Durf Ondernemen' (DO!) at Ghent University. He spoke with the DO! team and with various student entrepreneurs.

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Who will be crowned Ghent University Alumnus of the Year?

For the third year in a row, the UGent community elects the Ghent University Alumnus of the Year. With this election, we put our alumni in the spotlight, show that we are proud of them and increase the involvement of our UGent community.

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Wanted: students to participate in focus groups

How can we lower thresholds to seeking help for emotional problems?

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Wanted: engaged students

Do you carry a warm heart for your fellow students? Are you looking for a commitment alongside your studies?

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Reinventing the shopping trolley by Miguel Deroo wins Ecodesign Award in the category Business Potential

Student Miguel Deroo, Industrial Design, has restyled the classic trolley in an innovative way.

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Ghent University launches an Olympic Studies Centre

The recently created Jacques Rogge Olympic Studies Centre (JOSC) has been recognised by the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Olympic Studies Centre as an official research centre actively engaged in Olympic studies.

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The Reef: a brand new lab for training and research in the blue economy

Ostend Science Park, the science park of Ghent University in Ostend, has gained a new lab: The Reef is an innovative XR Training Lab that offers numerous possibilities for education and research in the blue sector.

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Ghent University remains first Belgian university in Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking)

Ghent University is the highest ranked Belgian university in the Academic Ranking of World Universities for the 14th year in a row. This year, Ghent University ranks 84rd in this list of over 2,500 research institutions worldwide.

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Wanted: fair trade ambassadors 2023-2024

Are you a Ghent University student with a heart for fair trade and would you like to help spread this love within your faculty?

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The Flemish PhD Cup wants you

Recently obtained your PhD? Accept the challenge and explain the core of your research... in just three minutes!

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