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Queen Mathilde: "You make a difference"

Queen Mathilde: "You make a difference"

Belgian Queen Mathilde got acquainted with students and researchers involved in VLIR-UOS projects. 'We need young academics like you', she said.

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VLIR-UOS New Year's Event 2016

VLIR-UOS New Year's Event 2016

Are we ready for the cosmopolitan knowledge? Yes we are! Artist Koen Van Mechelen, Minister Alexander De Croo, Professor Kora Tushune and Professor Pierre Van Damme shared their insights.

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Matchmaking IUC and NETWORK

Matchmaking IUC and NETWORK

Universities from Bolivia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Morocco visited Flemish universities in search of new partners for VLIR-UOS cooperation.

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Agreement on the future of Belgian development cooperation: impacts for VLIR-UOS

Agreement on the future of Belgian development cooperation: impacts for VLIR-UOS

What will change from 2017 on? A new country list and type of cooperation.

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Who are the new Master's students? (infographic)

Who are the new Master's students? (infographic)

In September 2015 186 new students started a Master programme at a Flemish university with a VLIR-UOS scholarship. Who are they?

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How to find the WOW factor in complex research?

How to find the WOW factor in complex research?

To get research out there you must have a wow factor. We have written the wow handbook for researchers to give you the tools to find your wow factor.

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VLIR-UOS annual report 2014

VLIR-UOS annual report 2014

Flemish professor is given the surprise of his life in DR Congo; Tran Thi Dinh's dream of keeping food fresh in Vietnam; and other stories on the impact of almost 20 years of cooperation with Tanzania, Ecuador, Cuba, South Africa, ...

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VLIR-UOS annual report 2013

VLIR-UOS annual report 2013

What you always wanted to know about VLIR-UOS | Why scholar Pauline should try to win the Nobel Prize | How pilotless flights above the Andes lead to better agriculture

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Forty Cameroon rectors and vice-rectors visiting Belgium

Forty Cameroon rectors and vice-rectors visiting Belgium

A large delegation from Cameroon met representatives of higher education and research institutions in Flanders.

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Get Together Night for VLIR-UOS scholars 2013

Get Together Night for VLIR-UOS scholars 2013

On December 6th, all VLIR-UOS scholars currently in Belgium were invited to our two-yearly Get Together Night.

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50th anniversary International Master Programme in Soil Science

50th anniversary International Master Programme in Soil Science

The International Programme 'Master of Science in Physical Land Resources' celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013.

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‘How to make a change? Act on your crazy desire!’

‘How to make a change? Act on your crazy desire!’

Peace Symposium brings together Nobel Peace Prize laureates and practitioners on the role of science in (post-)conflict situations.

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VLIR-UOS annual report 2012

VLIR-UOS annual report 2012

Read the stories on the cooperation between universities and university colleges in Flanders and the South.

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A new future for VLIR-UOS

A new future for VLIR-UOS

After months of uncertainty the Belgian governmental finally approved the full budget of VLIR-UOS for 2013. This means that the 51 cooperation projects and 451 scholarships that were cancelled can go ahead.

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Uncertain future for university cooperation for development

Uncertain future for university cooperation for development

The Belgian government has released only 67% of the VLIR-UOS budget for 2013. Several projects have been put on hold.

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VLIR-UOS receives recognition for fair trade consumption

VLIR-UOS receives recognition for fair trade consumption

VLIR-UOS has received a Havelaar award, granted by Max Havelaar. The award recognizes the use of Fair trade products on the work floor.

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Congolese higher education minister praises VLIR

Congolese higher education minister praises VLIR

Kathleen Wuytack, VLIR-UOS representative in DR Congo, is delighted to see the minister making concrete steps in the reformation of higher education.

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Pecha Kucha: the essence in 6 minutes 40 seconds

Pecha Kucha: the essence in 6 minutes 40 seconds

We went looking for a methodology that guaranteed short inspiring presentations that convey a clear message. Pecha Kucha was where we found it.

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Flemish and French-speaking rectors sign up to further cooperation with Vietnam

Flemish and French-speaking rectors sign up to further cooperation with Vietnam

The rectors visited Vietnam with the aim to explore new forms of cooperation between higher education institutions in Belgium and Vietnam.

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Work placement and thesis research stays in het South have a high added value

Work placement and thesis research stays in het South have a high added value

Who are the students? Where did they go to? What is the added value of the stay?

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