Our Faculty's network extends across different sectors and domains, inside and outside VUB. It consists of our alumni, chairs, honorary doctorates, and fellows. Take advantage of this network to build your own professional career.
Have you graduated from VUB? Then you belong to a unique network of 75,000 former students (also known as alumni) on the threshold of building a better future. Make use of it, because your connections can inspire you and help you shape your own career. We give you 4 tips to strengthen your alumni network.
- Read the stories of our mentors and professionals
Every week our alumni tell their stories to inspire others about their study and job choice. Are you impressed by someone's experiences? Connect via LinkedIn.
Mentors and professionals in the spotlight
- Follow VUB on LinkedIn
Via LinkedIn you will stay in the loop on our organisation and our research. Besides, you can easily connect with fellow alumni and expand your professional network.
- Scroll our Wall of Faces
In our over 50 years of existence, quite a few brilliant minds have made their contribution to VUB. Scroll through the timeline, discover interesting alumni profiles and get in touch via LinkedIn.
To the Wall of Faces
- Become a member of your alumni association
Become a member of your faculty or study-programme alumni association. This way you keep up to date with developments within your field, news on your alma mater, interesting continuation programmes and networking events. For the Faculty of Engineering this is:
Brussels Engineering Alumni
A chair is the ideal way to create a partnership between companies or organisations and VUB. It is the number-one method to broaden the research of your company with the help of the research team of VUB. Moreover, VUB has an opportunity to test insights and hypotheses in practice thanks to its cooperation with companies. A win-win for both parties! Curious about the chairs associated with our faculty?
Since 1978, personalities from the most diverse backgrounds have received honorary doctorates from VUB, in recognition of their efforts within their field of study and for our society. There are also some alumni of the Faculty of Engineering among them!
Fellows are business leaders, executives, policy makers, journalists and other socially meaningful people, who make their expertise available at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. In this way, they open doors that would otherwise remain closed. Fellows and Honorary Fellows are linked to each faculty and new Fellows are chosen every year.
VUB Techtransfer forms a link between our researchers and the various industrial sectors. At VUB Techtransfer, we pride ourselves on the fact that our groundbreaking research results in important innovations for our society. We work together with VUB Foundation, our philanthropic fundraising team, and Crosstalks, the interdisciplinary network platform. Over the years we have realised significan inventions, launched a series of successful spin-offs and registered various patents.