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.
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.
University College Ghent 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 college has a long tradition of involving students and the HGSR is one major example of it. Every committee has a delegate of the council, which makes the HGSR 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...