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Welcome to the
Faculty of Engineering Science
Prof. Dr. Ir. Michiel Steyaert
Dean
September 21st, 2012
Internationalisation
at the Faculty of Engineering Science
[email protected]
Marie-Paule Buyse
Executive Internationalisation
+32 16 328642
Anouck Brouwers
Senior Internationalisation Officer
+32 16 321202
Pascale Conard
Internationalisation Officer
+32 16 328641
VTK
Global Information:
•“Vlaamse Technische Kring”
•Organization that unites engineering &
architecture students from Leuven
•Support in education
•Book shop (non-profit)
•Defend the student’s rights
•“Support” in recreation
•Organizing parties
•Organizing cultural events
•Organizing sport activities
•Becoming a member
•Many advantages: cheaper entrance to our
parties, being able to participate at sport
activities...
•Friday 28th @TTI: special subscription
moment for international students
VTK International
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What?
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Who?
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Part of VTK; it represents, helps and recreates
international students
Wout, Katia & Sander: 3 Belgian engineering
students
Where?
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If you have a question: just send an email
[email protected]
Stay tuned: invite yourself to the Facebook group:
VTK Internationals '12-'13
VTK International
http://www.vtk.be/international/
Sander Van Gorp
Invite yourself to the Facebook
group: VTK Internationals '12-'13
https://www.facebook.com/#!/
groups/187806873083/
Katja Huys
http://groups.google.com/group
/vtk-international/subscribe
Wout Van der Veken
Fans of Flanders
What to do in a Flemish
elevator...
Programmaboek + lesrooster
Toledo
ISP + IER
1) ISP (Individual Study Program)
Online system for selecting courses
Deadline sem. 1 : 10th October 2012
Deadline sem. 2 : 27th February 2013
2) Complete IER in KULoket
! No changes possible after the deadline !
Exam periods
14th January 2013 – 2nd February 2013 for sem. 1
10th June 2013 – 29th June 2013 for sem. 2 + all year courses
=> Oral exam with written preparation
=> Written exam
My study Programma (ISP) in KULoket
After adding all courses, ‘Save ISP’ +
check schedule for overlaps
As long as you didn’t click ‘Send ISP’, you can still
make changes to your program.
Next : check your exam schedule
Explanation of the legend
‘Free choice of exam’ : select 1 exam
moment for every course.
Exams you have already chosen.
Save exam schedule.
Check completeness of schedule.
Studying in Leuven : tips & tricks
Study Advice Service
Help and support with study related questions & problems :
- choice of programme
- study support
- further education in Belgium or abroad
http://youtu.be/h-Qgkyr6XWo?hd=1
Studying in Leuven: Essential tips and tricks, part 1: Information session on
study approach and time management : Monday 29/10/2012
Studying in Leuven : Essential tips and tricks, part 2: Information session on
master thesis and presentation techniques : Monday 19/11/2012
in HOGM 00.85 : Huis De Munter (Faculty of Business and Economics),
Naamsestraat 69, 3000 Leuven
Exams! Don't panic : TBD
Studying in Leuven : tips & tricks
Ombuds service : ombuds person for every departement
- Confidential advisor in case of problems that affect studies
- Solutions for study related issues or conflict situations
- Questions regarding exams
Regulations on Education and Examinations 2012-2013 :
http://www.kuleuven.be/education/regulations/index.php
with search engine + specific faculty regulations
Order of Enrolment & continuation requirement
 Strict order of enrolment
The student must have obtained the credit certificate or at least an applied
tolerable fail mark to be allowed to follow a complementary course unit
 Flexible order of enrolment:
The student must have followed the course unit before, without necessarily
having obtained the credit certificate;
 Simultaneity
The student must have followed the course unit before or take it up
simultaneously with another.
Continuation requirement
The requirement that a student can only take a certain course unit when he at
most needs to obtain the amount of credits stipulated by the faculty in order to
graduate.
CSE
Study efficiency =
The ratio between the number of credits obtained in the
KU Leuven and the number of credits actually taken
in an academic year, expressed in %
Cumulative study efficiency = CSE
The same ratio but that is calculated over all preceding
academic years within a programme of study up to the
most recent examination period
CSE
Study efficiency =
The ratio between the number of credits obtained in the
KU Leuven and the number of credits actually taken
in an academic year, expressed in %
Cumulative study efficiency = CSE
The
same≥
ratio
but that is calculated over all preceding
CSE
50%
CSE < 50%
academic years within a programme of study up to the
most recent examination period
Register for:
unlimited credits
Register for:
Max. 66 credits
LA, TOR and diploma
Learning Agreement (LA)
 Only for Exchange students and Dual Degree students
 Overview of courses
 LA = ISP = TOR
Transcript of Records (TOR)
 Official certificate with all courses, grades and credits
 after every exam period or on special request with Mrs. Yvette Dupont
Diploma
 Not for Exchange students (only TOR)
 immediately after graduation: diploma certificate with transcripts
 6 to 12 months after graduation: notification that diploma is ready
POC
Teaching commission or standing educational committee
Is responsible for the quality of the education within a field of study (bachelor,
master,…).
POC for every:
 field of study
 group
 course unit (OPO)
 educational activity (OLA)
A POC consists of ZAP members (professors), AAP/BAP members
(assistants) and students and the Chair is the program director.
Schedule
▪ Group picture in front of castle
▪ Lunch at Alma 3
▪ Campus Challenge
▪ Diner at Alma 1
▪ Visit Oude Markt
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Faculty of Engineering Science
www.eng.kuleuven.be/english
[email protected]

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