Alumni

20 of 2020: Alex received a smartphone from his children

Portret Alexander Verhegge

Alex Verhegge graduated from Ghent University in 1969 with a law degree. He launched his career as a lawyer and later combined this with an assistantship at the university. He then became a magistrate, and was ultimately employed at the prosecutor general’s office in the appeal court in Brussels, where he was forced to retire this year.

Read more

20 of 2020: Jelle switched careers and became a dad

Jelle Van Goethem

Jelle Van Goethem graduated in 2010 with a master degree in history from Ghent University. After an advanced master’s programme in business economics and teacher training programme, he spent seven years working as a teacher. Until this year, when he changed jobs. 2020 was also a milestone in his private life, being the year his first son was born.

Read more

One master, many directions: law

Benjamin Dalle

Three alumni look back on their education and the direction they followed. Even though they started on the same road, it ultimately led to other places. Benjamin Dalle, Yasmina El Kaddouri, and Gillis Ooghe all studied law at Ghent University. All three defend interests, albeit from a different angle.

Read more

One master, many directions: archeology

Caroline Landsheere

Three alumni look back at their time in education and the road they eventually chose. In effect, even though they started on the same path, it took them to different places. Caroline Landsheere, Anja Goethals and Bas Bogaerts all studied archaeology. The passion for the past is still there, even though it doesn’t play as big a role as before for each of them.

Read more