On 11th of February in Gent and the 13th of February 2008 in Dublin graduation day was celebrated with the first batch of students. Both ceremonies were unique in bringing together the graduates, coordinators, professors, industry representatives and current students. Some pictures taken during this event in Gent may be seen
The second degree award took place on 12th of February in Dublin
and on 16th of February 2009 in Gent. For pictures taken in Dublin
here and in Gent click
To date we have seen 91 alumni from 27 different countries conclude successfully. Currently we are hosting
26 students originating from 15 different countries.
Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association
What after the course?
European Commission opened a platform
It is a stree-free recruitment tool free of charge. It contains a
wealth of constantly updated information on job vacancies, funding
opportunities and fellowships for researchers. As a researcher you
can post your CV online and also have a direct access to the
national Jobs portals of the 35 partner countries which contain
information on research job opportunities in their countries.
Essay Competition of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)
was the winner of an essay competition in memory of the FSAI’s late
CEO, Ms Ann Westby. The competition was run by the Institute of Food
Science and Technology of Ireland (IFSTI) and the €1,000 prize was
sponsored by FSAI. Ms Sari was in her second year of the Dublin
Institute of Technology (DIT) European MSc degree in Food Science,
Technology and Nutrition when she entered the competition. The title
of her essay was ‘Cronobacter
importance of understanding the correct way to reconstitute powdered
To view the article in FSAI News, click
here or follow the
link for full issue of the magazine.
The EMA photo competition
The Winner of the 1st photo competition announced by
Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA) under the theme “Between Cultures” was
Unity Star photo portrays the fun experienced by the EM students while learning with others, taking into consideration the diverse cultures from the different parts of the world, each one representing a unique language, tradition and background. The star, as depicted by “peace sign” fingers linked to each other symbolizes the unity among these students, a microcosm of the unity of nations in the world. Moreover, this symbol also resembles the unity demonstrated by the different countries of the European Union whereby through the European Commission, gave each EM student an opportunity to have this unforgettable education and experience."
This photo was taken at the Erasmus Mundus (EM) Programme Class Room, Katholieke Hogeschool Sint-Lieven in Gent by
Michelle Louise A. Mendoza (EM student of SEFOTECH.NUT Course, 2007-2009).