In het GUM helpt een groep van geëngageerde studenten uit verschillende opleidingen vrijwillig bij de werking van het museum. We spraken met Gabriella, Maxime en Evelyne van het Museum Student Team (MuST) over hoe zij hun schouders mee onder het GUM en de komende museumnacht zetten.
The Ghent University Symphonic Orchestra (GUSO) is a vibrant symphonic orchestra, entirely for and by students. During the academic year, the musicians enjoy playing and work diligently towards a sparkling double concert. We asked Liesel what makes GUSO so special.
Ut vivat, crescat et floreat: the student association SK Ghendt is 90 years old. The SK brings together 30 regional clubs, college clubs and pub clubs from Ghent and organises weekly activities for their members. The annual highlight? The commemoration of the occupation of the Gravensteen castle.
A lot of students make an important commitment during their studies as student representatives. Meet three of these student representatives and find out what their commitment means for themselves and for Ghent University.
Students Oshin and Jarne founded Epione, a chat line for and by students, two years ago. Meanwhile, their initiative to improve students' mental well-being is even on the radar of the Belgian King.
Professor Martin Valcke is facing his very last exam period after a career spanning many years. As an expert, we asked him for the ultimate tips for you to get through the exam period successfully.
There are more student associations in Ghent than might you think. Heard of Engage already? With their activities, they want to make you think critically about different social issues. Board members Hayat, Kezban and Yousra talk passionately about their mission.
Every year Harvard WorldMUN (Model United Nations) brings together young people of all nationalities and backgrounds, this year in Paris, to spend five days debating current issues.
Student life is much more than clichés like hanging out at the ‘Overpoort’ every night. A lot of students selflessly dedicate themselves to a charity or other organization. We asked Silke, Charlotte and Amber why they sacrifice their free time to volunteer.