Communication


VeCo and University of New York join forces once again for Model EU event in January 2020

In January 2020, a delegation of Vesalius College (VeCo) students will participate in the Model EU 2020, a large-scale event organised by the State University of New York (SUNY) and hosted by VeCo in Brussels. During this SUNY Model EU, students and universities will represent country delegations in preparing to attend a European Council Summit. […]

Prof. Sgueo gives a TEDx talk about “Gamification”

Dr. Gianluca Sgueo, Adjunct Professor of Global Communication at Vesalius College, spoke at a TEDx event about Gamification. In business, companies use gamification as a marketing tool to attract customers, while government and non-governmental organizations deploy it to connect citizens and public powers. A gamified government may facilitate and engage citizens in the policy-making process, yet it […]

Graduation: Class of 2019

On July 6th Vesalius College held a commencement ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2019. Acting Dean Olesya Tkacheva opened the event by highlighting the uniqueness of VeCo’s approach to education that makes its graduates competitive worldwide. The college was honored to have President Emeritus of European Council and former Prime Minister of […]

VeCo Students Go to New York – SUNY Model EU

Five students from Vesalius College are now participating in the Model EU, organized by the State University of New York, taking place from April 4 till April 6. The SUNY Model EU is the longest established, continuous simulation of the European Union in the United States, bringing together over 150 students from EU member states and accession countries with students […]

VeCo BA Open Day Spring 2019

Vesalius College’s Open Day Spring 2019 took place on March 23 (Sat). Prospective students and their families met the professors, students, staff and alumni, and learned more about the College, Bachelor’s programmes, unique education model, Study Abroad programme and Internship opportunities. Please click the picture below to see the slideshow! If you missed the Open Day? No problem! Please contact […]

NVAO reaccredits VeCo BAs: “Very strong points and a unique profile in Belgium”

In 2018 in the context of the external quality assurance process, the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) thoroughly reviewed and assessed the academic quality of Vesalius College’s three Bachelor Programmes in Business Studies, Global Communications and International Affairs. After an extensive external evaluation led by an international panel of leading professors from the University of Cambridge […]

EU Lobbying Course hosts guest lecture by Hans Craen, Vice President of Kellen company

On Friday 19th October 2018, Hans Craen (Vice President of Kellen company) visited Vesalius College. He presented a detailed case study on an industry lobbying strategy and its implementation to VeCo students. This dynamic and participative event was moderated by VeCo Lobbying Professor Rachel Barlow. Along the lecture, he discussed the diversity of approaches to […]

Policy Officer from Transparency International EU, Raphael Kergueno, visits Vesalius College

On Friday 12th October 2018, Raphael Kergueno (Policy Officer from Transparency International EU) delivered a lecture at Vesalius College on ‘Money and Politics in the European Union.’ This dynamic and participative event was moderated by VeCo Lobbying Professor Rachel Barlow. The guest speaker presented on the many topical points including integrity in politics and the […]

Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize 2018 – 2019

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize for the 2018-2019 academic year. This prize is awarded to one student for the best Honours Essay (at least A-), and is for €250. All students who submit an Honours Essay this academic year are automatically in the running to win the award. No formal application […]

Dr. Sgueo’s new book to be published in summer 2018

Dr. Gianluca Sgueo is currently working on his new book ‘Games, Powers & Publics’, which will be published in June (in English and Italian).  The book aims at exploring the complex and fascinating inter-relation between the exercise of public power and the use of game elements. He will also be teaching the course on this topic […]