Numerous people saw the excellent attempt by some of our colleagues advocating against “Brexit” in a video encouraging British voters to vote for “Remain a member of the European Union” in the referendum of 23rd June. The effort was admittedly touching, the reactions positive, everyone congratulated the participants for the outstanding scenario and performance. Nevertheless, … More Was the “Letter to UK” really delivered?
At the time when I’m writing this article I’ve just completed a visit to our College’s Polish campus. A nice dinner in Natolin is always a good idea, especially in the good company of fellow students. Without much effort the topic of conversation turned to Brexit and its possible consequences for the future. Since … More So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye?
If your ambition in the future is to be “patron de promotion” at the College of Europe, you have to be an outstanding European. You also have to be dead. But it helps significantly if you’re also male, white and from an ‘old’ Member State. The College has been naming each promotion after outstanding … More What is 93% male, 99.3% white and 90% Western?*
Callum was born in London in August of 1991 from two British parents: his father a principal, and his mother an accountant. He is the first of four boys. Or perhaps five, if you include the youngest addition: a 9 month-old puppy named Freddie, a Hungarian Vizsla. For a short time, Callum grew up in … More In the pursuit of more
Dear Fellow Students of the Promotion Chopin, We have had busy, but rewarding days as student representatives serving the best interest of our beloved students. It was a semester that was not always easy, notably with the grieving events around the world and the stress that can sometimes be overwhelming. It is a task that … More The Reps’ word
Let’s talk about… YOU! (3) Bruges in December, cobbled streets, festive lights, mulled wine and ice skating, sounds perfect. This makes me think of Christmas, and hope that Santa will remember us and bring a change in the menu at the canteen, the little things that make us happy. But wait, we are still … More Let’s talk about you (3)
Margaritis Schinas is the Chief Spokesperson of the European Commission since November 2014. As Jean Claude Juncker’s voice, this alumnus of the College of Europe is leading a significant part of the EU communication. Exclusive extracts were published within the printed sample, you may find them here ! Pouvez vous résumer votre parcours entre votre … More Margaritis Schinas : “C’est le moment du travail, pas celui des craintes et des spéculations”
Support the (bilingual) College of Europe students’ magazine ! Soutenez le magazine (bilingue) des étudiants du Collège d’Europe ! Certains médias, peu nombreux (heureusement pour la crédibilité de la presse), se sont fait le relais du “flashmob” des opposants aux négociations dans le cadre du Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). En réalité, il n’y … More Protestation anti-TTIP à Bruges : l’arbre qui cache la forêt
La Voix du Collège : Quel est votre meilleur souvenir comme Recteur ? Rector : Un de mes meilleurs souvenirs est assez récent : ce fut d’accueillir le 7 septembre la plus grande promotion du Collège, cela va certainement me rester. Sinon, j’ai eu d’autres bons souvenirs à l’occasion d’événements. La venue du Président de la Chine … More May the Rector bless us (complete interview)
In the next 24 hours, we will be voting for our student representatives. La Voix du Collège asked every candidate known to us at the time of the printing deadline to write a few words about why s/he is candidate and what s/he can offer the students. Edit: Congratulations to Fabio Vidal, Asil Khalafov (ECO-EEIB), Sascha … More Let the student reps campaign begin !