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  • Komende VUB rector Caroline Pauwels naast huidige rector Paul De KnopCaroline Pauwels will succeed Paul De Knop as rector of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Professor Pauwels is currently working in communication sciences and is director of the iMinds-SMIT research centre. After emeritus professor Els Witte, she is the second female rector of VUB.

  • VUB Difference DayOn May 3rd the second edition of Difference Day will take place. The Brussels Platform for Journalism  (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Erasmushogeschool Brussel), Evens Foundation and iMinds organise this day to celebrate freedom of the press and expression.

  • Calling all professors, students and alumni, staff, supporters and friends of VUB: all are invited to take part in a survey about the university’s identity this month. This is the start of a major exercise that will result in a new visual identity and clarify VUB’s position in the world. The project culminates in May, 24th, at the first VUB Congress.


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