Have you ever wished you could climb up one of the towers of Ghent at night and get closer to the starry skies from an observatory? It turns out, you can. On top of the Blandijnberg, in the Plateau-building of the University of Ghent, lies a hidden treasure: a fully-equipped 19th
Last updated: 8th March, 2020 About 10 years ago, Tomoko Kaji found herself at the opening night of the budding Japan Square film festival in Ghent. Even though she had heard about the festival from her husband, renowned Japanologist and festival collaborator Luk Van Haute, she didn't know what to expect. She
Why Volunteer in Gent? If you are reading this article, chances are you have already made the decision to look for volunteer work (vrijwilligerswerk) in Gent. In case you need further convincing, here are some of the reasons volunteering is a good idea for expats: Volunteering enables you to work for
Looking for a job in Ghent can be frustrating for newcomers from abroad. Apart from having to master the Dutch language, you also need to learn about the hiring and working culture. This has recently become easier as the Co-Searching initiative have started organising their workshops in English as well.