Lawrence Watson Lecture on sustainable alternative Development

VeCommunity is a student group which aims to make other students aware of strategies to help people affected by natural disasters or unfair treatment. Their most eye-catching activity in Spring 2011 so far was a guest lecture by Lawrence Watson, consultant to the Asia Fair Trade Forum, on “Making alternative development sustainable”. His areas of […]

BBC Libya Correspondent is VeCo Communications Alumna

At the start of the unrest in Libya, only very few journalists were present in the country. One of the news channels to have a resident correspondent was the BBC. Since 2004, their resident Tripoli correspondent, responsible for covering the news from Libya, Tunesia and Algeria, is Rana Jawad, a VeCo Communications Studies alumna from […]

VeCo / IES Spring Lecture Series 2011: The EU as a Diplomatic Actor

Vesalius College and the Institute for European Studies (IES) launches this spring a high-level lecture series that brings together senior EU Diplomats and Top European scholars in order to examine the performance of the European Union in International Diplomacy. The Lecture series runs from 15th February to end of May, every tuesday from 6pm to […]

Professor Koops publishes new Book on EU Foreign Policy

Joachim Koops has authored a major study on the European Union as an International Actor and its cooperation with NATO and the United Nations in the area of peacekeeping and crisis management. His new book “The European Union as an Integrative Power? Assessing the EU’s Effective Multilateralism towards NATO and the United Nations” examines the […]

Flemish VTM Interviews American VeCo Students on State of the Union

Sometimes, studying in a foreign country offers unexpected opportunities. For the news coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union on January 25 2011, the biggest commercial TV-station in Belgium, Flemish VTM, asked 5 American Vesalius College students to watch the speech live in their news studio and share their impressions of the speech with […]

VeCo Internship Opportunity in Kenya

The Vesalius Internship Department would like to make Vesalius College students aware of an exceptional opportunity that is available to all current degree-seeking and study abroad students. This summer (2011), Vesalius College is offering an internship position with the Giraffe Project, a humanitarian organization working with schoolchildren in the slums of Nairobi.  For the student […]

VeCo Professor presented in India

Professor of Economics Robert Scott Gassler delivered two presentations in India: “How to Fight Climate Change during Recession,” 7th International Conference on Development of the International Institute for Development Studies (Australia) and International Institute of Management Sciences (Kolkata), in Kolkata, India, 13-19 December 2010. The paper took second prize at the conference. He later delivered […]