Alumni


Alumni Get-Together 2018 in BXL!

This year’s VeCo alumni get-together took place at The Dominican in Brussels on December 13.  Around 50 former students, faculty and staff members came and enjoyed each other’s company and the opportunity to catch up in the pleasant atmosphere over drinks!   Want to be informed of any upcoming events? Please join the VeCo Alumni Facebook […]

Xenia Croy (IA, Class of 2012)

Xenia graduated from Vesalius College in 2012.  She has been engaged as a volunteer in a young philanthropic project in Kenya called STARTUP LIONS, the NGO that enables Africa’s rural youth to learn, earn and innovate. Rural youth unemployment is often caused by poor infrastructure, limited access to markets and few job opportunities. Yet, in many regions of rural […]

Graduation: Class of 2018

Vesalius College celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2018 as students received their Bachelor’s degree at the graduation ceremony which was held on Saturday July 7th. Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, and Dr. Caroline Pauwels, Rector of VUB, gave opening remarks, and Ms. Katarina Mathernova, DeputyDirector-General–Directorate-General Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), European […]

VeCo 30th Anniversary Celebration brings together Alumni, students and professors

On Saturday, 13 April, Vesalius College celebrated its 30th Anniversary with a barbecue that brought together more than 70 members of the VeCo community. Students, Alumni, faculty and staff attended the event organized by the Vesalius Student Government (VSG). Along the celebration, attendees had the chance to re-encounter colleagues and classmates, and enjoy the barbecue service. The event […]

Vesalius College former student gives a talk on his experience as peace activist and whistleblower

On 6 February, Cian Westmorland, a former VeCo student, came to Vesalius College and gave an interesting presentation on “When it Becomes Essential To Resist”, a talk on his experience as peace activist and whistleblower. After having served in the US air force in Afghanistan and being involved in the drone programme building communications infrastructure, Cian […]

Alumni Event in BXL

What a fun evening it was! Over 50 alumni, professors and staff gathered for this alumni networking drink event which took place at the Martin’s Hotel Brussels on Friday, October 21. VeCo alumni enjoyed seeing their old friends (some had not seen each other for a long time), but also meeting new VeCo friends regardless of the class […]

Amnesty International and Belgian Minister of Interior praise Vesalius College

Vesalius College is known for its unique teaching approach, TPEL (Theory-guided, Practice-Embedded and Experiential Learning). TPEL includes VeCo’s Capstone and Honours Classes and we are extremely proud that Iverna McGowan, Advocacy Director and Head of Amnesty International’s EU Office, and Jan Jambon, Deputy Prime Minister and Belgian Federal Minister of the Interior and Security have recognised and congratulated Vesalius College’s Honours Class projects.

Alumni Networking Drinks in BXL

Join us for the Alumni Networking drink, which will take place on October 21 (Fri) from 17:30-19:30 at the Martin’s Hotel Brussels EU!  This is a great opportunity to meet your old friends, professors and make new VeCo friends! Registration has been closed but if you still wish to attend the event, please contact Aida Mansour […]

Vesalius alumnus Christopher Chavez co-writes article in the Harvard Business Review

The Harvard Business Review recently featured a piece co-written by VeCo alumnus Christopher Chavez. The article takes a novel approach to entrepreneurship, likening it to 19th century barn-raising. Read the full article here. Christopher has a BA in International Affairs from Vesalius College (receiving the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize). After graduating from VeCo, he went on to get a master’s degree in International […]

GMAT Prep Course: Fall 2016

Starting at the end of August 2016, VeCo will be offering a 3-month GMAT prep course for VeCo students, study abroad students and alumni. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a standardised test that the top universities and business schools in the world require as an assessment of an applicant’s ability to succeed in […]