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Ghent is a vivid and popular student city with plenty of suitable student accommodation. About 5% of the population of Ghent is made up of international students and finding a room in Ghent may prove hard if you start too late. So if you want to be sure you ...
Chamilo is an electronic learning environment that gives the teacher the opportunity to create and manage course sites through a web browser. Each Chamilo course consists of a number of items that can be activated by the teacher.
HOGENT has eight libraries, one on each campus, with a wide variety of services and content. There are two art libraries, one digital library and five learning commons. Our libraries provide content including all subject areas, according to the school’s curriculum.
Ghent offers various possibilities to travel in and outside the city. If you live close to the campuses, it’s advisable to go to the campuses on foot or by bike. The city of Ghent has a bike-friendly policy, which means bike lanes and bike racks are omnipresent.
Students with an attested disability can submit a request for individual education and examination measures or customised assistance. You can count on targeted support at thresholds based on your functional impairment.
HOGENT offers many services to increase your chances of success. We guarantee optimal guidance in order to determine the study that is best in line with your interests. You will be informed about possible study paths to facilitate your study progress.
HOGENT offers nice and balanced meals at student-friendly prices. Next to our ‘plat du jour’, we offer a range of dishes that are continuously served throughout the week during lunchtime such as vegetarian dishes, pastas, salads, sandwiches, pastries, desserts,…
Our University of Applied Sciences and Arts has a long tradition of involving students and the ASR is one major example of it. Every committee has a delegate of the council, which makes the ASR one of the most powerful tools to sustain democracy and to let the voice of the student be heard.
Students living in a HOGENT residence can always call the reception desk for information about medical assistance. At our partner Ghent University, doctors run a practice for students. HOGENT also offers a wide range of sports.
Students in Flanders and Brussels can find student jobs through the JOS database, a unique initiative of Flemish student organisations in collaboration with the Flemish Service for Employment and Vocational Training. JOS allows you to find the most convenient student job for you.
The academic year starts in the third week of September and consists of two semesters of 12 weeks each. In week 13, postponed classes and supervising activities are organised. The autumn semester ends in January, the spring semester ends in June...