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    • The buses, metros and trams of the MIVB are the primary way of moving around the city. Several formulas allow you to discover the city unlimited. For 50 euros you can travel around in Brussels during the academic year. Find out how here.

       

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      It is with sadness that VUB announces the sudden passing of Pieter Wolfs, master's student in Biology.

      We wish family, friends and fellow students strenght and courage to overcome this loss.

    • On Monday the 8th of October 2018 the Researcher Training & Development Office organises the Introduction Day for New PhD candidates in Etterbeek. As of academic year 2017-2018 it is compulsory for all PhD candidates (that started their research in 2017-18 or later) to follow the Introduction Day once during their PhD trajectory.

    • The online timetables now have an iCalender function. You can use this to import your timetable into the O365 calendar. These are the advantages.

       

      Icalendar enables you to

    • As soon as a transcript of records is available for you in the Student SelfService you will be informed of this via your VUB email account. In the schema below you can find the date from which you can expect this email.

       

      ! A transcript of records will only be available for students following a study programme at the VUB. For students following one or more courses with a credit- or examination contract and also for guest students a transcript of records will not become available: these students can only consult their grades online.

    • Brussels Mobility is renovating the Leopold II tunnel.

       

      Therefore the tunnel will be closed for all traffic in July and August of 2018, 2019 and 2020. Except during these summer months, the tunnel will be closed in 2018, 2019 and 2020 during the night, from Sunday until Thursday for all traffic.

    • The University Library launches a short survey concerning the opening hours of its libraries.

      The library hopes to get a better view and understanding on the wants and needs of the VUB-community regarding the opening hours.

      This survey consists of 25 short questions and takes only 5 minutes to complete. Do you want the library to be open on Sunday? Do you want to use the library facilities after 9 PM? 

      Fill in the survey and let us know

    • The days are numbered for the current VUB learning platform PointCarré. Next year Canvas, a new learning platform, will take its place.

      During the course free week (17/09/2018 - 23/09/2018) all student accounts will be imported in the new platform by the ICT department. Once that is done you will be able to log in and use the platform.

      Attention: are there any personal documents on PointCarré you would like to keep (eg portfolio, repository,…)? Make sure you download those files before the course free week.

    • On 14 May a test period started to extend the opening hours of the medical library in Jette. The test fase will last till the end of June and will probably get a sequel when the academic year starts. 
       
      The new opening hours during the test fase are: 
      - Monday to Thursday: 8.30-21h
      - Friday: 8.30-19h
      - Saturday: 9-16h
       
    • The Student Council Elections 2018 are over!

      Are you curious about who will represent you in the Student Council? Check out the results and get to know them better!

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