Student News


Holiday Greetings from VeCo

VeCo students, faculty and staff wish you all Happy Holidays (in their languages)!

A Vesalius student speaks at the European Parliament

On Oct. 11th Linda Slapakova, a third-year International Affairs student, spoke at the European Youth Hearings at the European Parliament in Brussels. The European Youth Hearings are organized as a follow-up to the European Youth Event (EYE) which gathered more than 6 000 young people, including a Vesalius College delegation, at the European Parliament of Strasbourg this summer. Linda presented […]

Student government organises midterms party

On Friday October 7th, the Vesalius Student Government (VSG) hosted a party to celebrate the end of midterm exams. This year, the party was costume-themed and was held at Smous Bar. To see all the pictures of the party, go to the VSG’s Facebook page.

The Vesalius Student Government creates a website

The 2016 – 2017 Vesalius Student Government (VSG) has created a website to host student news and inform readers about VSG initiatives. The site, called VSGHub, will be updated regularly to let readers know about upcoming academic and extracurricular events as well as the outcomes of VSG meetings and General Assemblies. Browse through VSGHub here.

Vesalius College Welcomes its New Students

From August 17th to 19th, all new students were welcomed to Vesalius College with a 3-day Orientation. During these first few days, students were able to get their bearings around campus and get acquainted with some members of faculty, staff and of the student body. The first day of Orientation was wrapped up by the Dean’s reception, […]

Newsworthy team members represent Vesalius College at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum’s Europe Lab

Last month, Nadia Tjahja (Communications graduate of the class of 2016) and Maria Alfonso (current International Affairs student) represented Newsworthy.eu and Vesalius College at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum’s Europe Lab in Zagreb and Vukovar, Croatia. Speaking at the Brave New Media workshop, Nadia and Maria used Newsworthy as a case study for the audience, […]

VeCo Honours Class finishes second in the US State Department competition

Our heartfelt congratulations to the VeCo’s Honours Class on their fantastic achievements in Washington DC! This competition ‘Peer 2 Peer’ was organized by the US State Department to develop a campaign on challenging extremism.  VeCo students’ project ‘Newsworthy,’ led by Prof. Serge Stroobants, was selected as one of three finalists and students traveled to DC for their final presentation […]

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 […]

VeCo students attend an event at the European Parliament of Strasbourg

This May, a delegation of eight Vesalius students attended the European Youth Event (EYE) at the European Parliament of Strasbourg. This trip was entirely student-run. It was partly funded by the Vesalius Student Government (VSG) and by a potluck fundraiser the students organized a few weeks before their trip. Every two years, the European Parliament […]

VeCo’s Honours Class goes to Washington DC

The Vesalius College Honours course participated with their project, Newsworthy.eu, in a competition organised by the US Department of State called: Peer 2 Peer: Challenging Extremism. Twenty universities from the U.S.A. and twenty-five universities from Europe, Northern Africa and Asia took up the task of developing campaigns that challenge extremism. The Vesalius College team was […]