International student experience (USA/Slovakia)

Tweet The last interview was conducted on an Indian student, but the experience is obviously very different depending on the country. This time, the interviewee is Born in Slovakia, grew up in Germany and studied in the USA. Quite the world citizen ! Enjoy Florian’s (MGM Leuven) interview. Could you give a quick summary of […]

International student experience (India)

Tweet Being a foreign student can be sometimes quite daunting. Discovering a new culture, languages and way of life, as well as tackling all the administrative tasks (particularly in Belgium) may scare away prospective students. We thought that sharing the experience of an Indian student arriving in Leuven (not even Brussels!) could help others to […]

Day trip at Steinhoff International Logistics

Tweet Till recently my idea of what ‘logistics’ involved had always been rather theoretical and obscure. That was before our MGM Brussels class visited Steinhoff International Logistics in early November 2015. Steinhoff is a multi brand company selling low cost furniture and clothing brands internationally. The group started in South Africa. Today it owns 42 […]

Start of a new year!

Tweet 3 weeks into the programme, our Masters students are getting used to life at Vlerick. On September 3rd, we welcomed over 220 students, from over 25 different countries for their Kick-off! They met our campus, our Faculty and staff and got to know each other. The official Opening by our Dean, followed on Monday, […]

Bright future ahead

Tweet Dear readers Finally found the time to write a little blog post and give you some additional insights on what has happened in the last few weeks within the mysterious walls of our beloved Ghent campus. Right before the Christmas Holiday we had … Oops! Almost made a spelling mistake there. Let’s give it […]

Reality Check

Tweet Let me start by telling you that Vlerick is lying to you when it says Invest 1 year gain 5. The education here will alter your lives for much longer than that. The degree at the end of the course is definitely valuable but the difference it makes to your life is invaluable. The […]

The Vlerick Business School experience

Tweet Dear reader, After more than two months I finally found time to give you a first update! I can still remember the start of our Vlerick Business School experience as if it was yesterday. Approximately fifty students, all of us wondering what the “business casual” dress code really stood for, gathered at 9 AM […]

Kick-off event Sales Club

Tweet We kicked off this week with the inaugural activity of the Sales Club here at Vlerick. Now in its third year, the Vlerick Sales Club has grown from being sponsored by one company into one that currently has around 22 sponsors who promote sales as an attractive career choice for our marketing students. The […]

Godmother and godfather event

Tweet On the 12th of September, our Leuven campus had the pleasure in welcoming back MGM alumni from last year. The reason they were returning to their familiar learning ground, was to share some tips and tricks with the new Masters students of this year and officially pass the torch to the next generation. At […]

Official Opening of our Brussels campus

Tweet Monday evening marked an important milestone in the history of our School. Following the launch of our new identity one year ago, we celebrated the inauguration of our new campus in Brussels. This coincided with the Official Opening of the Academic Year 2013-2014, which made it all the more special. All of our current […]