KDG Community

Case: Karel de Grote Hogeschool

The Karel de Grote Hogeschool is a Catholic university of applied sciences in Antwerp with more than 13,000 students, both international and Belgian students. KDG asked us to think along about improving the pre- and onboarding of international students. Read more below.


KdG faced the challenge of onboarding its new international students in an easy way and putting them in touch with a suitable buddy. 


KdG has launched its own community for its students where: 

Why Joinby?

The reasons why KdG chose Joinby:


Concrete results of KdG:

Students can get in touch easily using Joinby, either by chatting 1-on-1 after filtering on interests, age, program etc., or by joining one of the many interest groups set up by other students. Joinby was very helpful with developing a few additional features, such as a buddy feature for new students or an automated translation option for our international students (Dutch messages are being translated to English).
Remo Herzorg
International Student Services Officer

In the media

Read the article about the launch of the KdG student community to stimulate encounters between students

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