At the moment, Ruwan is pursuing his Master’s degree in Information Systems Engineering at the KULeuven. Through this programme, he is able to combine both his passion for technology and his interest in business. By spending a semester on exchange in the beautiful city of Vancouver, he discovered the joy of traveling and the thrill of meeting new people from completely different backgrounds. He believes that you need to keep pushing yourself and he considers MUN as a perfect opportunity that will force him out of his comfort zone time and time again. In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports and he occasionally plays the piano.
Currently, Alexis is enrolled in a second year bachelor of civil engineering at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL). Having attended to several important international events, he loves getting in touch with people from all over the world and exchanging points of view with them. As an enthusiast competitor, Alexis sees MSB as a new challenge and as an opportunity to meet new people and improving some skills. Next to this, he is passionate by kin-ball, his sport that he's practicing at high-level. In his spare time, Alexis loves doing and trying other sports, but he also knows how to enjoy the student life.
Laura is currently enrolled in her third year of the Bachelor Program of Business Engineering at KU Leuven. A summer school on public policy at London School of Economics deepened her interest in international politics. Thus, MSB is the perfect environment for her to gain more insights in politics and to develop her public speaking skills. Always pursuing her dreams and ambitions, Laura got selected for the exchange program with The Wharton School in Philadelphia. Laura has wide-ranging passions that extend from playing the piano to tennis, drawing and literature.
After a gap year in South America, Laurent did a bachelor in law in the bilingual program French-English Saint-Louis university in Brussels, and is now in first year of master in Louvain-la-Neuve. Previous MUN's experiences have convinced him to join the team of MUN Society Belgium. Both a French and English citizen, Laurent has lived in Belgium for nearly all his life : this international background gave him a passion for international relations, which has been put in practice by an internship at the Belgian embassy of Kinshasa. In his free time, Laurent enjoys reading, running, playing the piano and of course, traveling.
Robbert is a Master student in Medicine at the KULeuven currently on exchange in Munich. As a Bachelor in Civil Engineering at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), he is passionate about basic sciences and medicine. He truly believes in the intersection of these fields. Robbert considers MSB as the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded peers and improve his public speaking skills. He enjoys endurance sports, classical & jazz guitar, and traveling.
Casper is currently completing a bachelor in business engineering at the KU Leuven. Passionate about history and politics as he is, Casper joined MSB to improve his public speaking skills, meet ambitious and energetic young people from all over the world to discuss current affairs with, and travel with the MSB team abroad to engage in defying debates. Always on the move in search of challenges, Casper considers his membership of MSB the ideal opportunity to acquire a range of valuable skills applicable in professional, real-life situations. In his leisure time, Casper enjoys trying out new things, travelling the globe, sports and literature.
Fien Van Reempts
Fien currently studies law and is in the second year of her Bachelor at KU Leuven Campus Kortrijk (KULAK). She loves travelling to all parts of the world, meeting new people, being with friends and takes a special interest in international politics. She sees MUN society as the perfect opportunity to combine these elements, while also developing some soft skills. She likes to go skiing as much as possible, and loves the occasional windsurf session and round of golf.
Maarten is currently enrolled in his 3rd bachelor year Business Engineering. Keen on improving his public speaking, debating and negotiating, it became crystal clear that MSB was the perfect organisation to join. His like-minded peers even give him the opportunity to look for gears he did not know he had. In his spare time he enjoys athletics, the youth movement and going out with friends. He is also fond of travelling, giving him the chance to discover new cultures.
Colombe is finishing her master of public and international law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Always attracted by evolving in international environment, she spent a semester in Berlin as part of the Erasmus program. She likes to take up challenges and to learn about new topics, as well as languages but also meeting new people. In her spare time, Colombe likes to go to the theater and to concerts with friends.
Eager to learn and driven to get the maximum out of himself, Arnaud is currently enrolled in his 2nd bachelor year Law at the KU Leuven Campus Kortrijk (KULAK). Arnaud sees MSB as a perfect way to develop exellent negotiating, debating and public speaking skills. Beside from it being a launching pad for your further career, creating a network this big and interesting with friendships which will endure a lifetime is what convinced Arnaud to be a part of MSB. Arnaud likes to spend his spare time squashing, swimming, playing soccer, running and meeting his friends.
Fahira is currently enrolled in her 2nd Bachelor of Law at Ghent University. She is an enthusiastic and dynamic student who is constantly looking for new adventures and opportunities to broaden her horizons, to explore, to learn new things and to meet new people. In her leisure time, Fahira enjoys playing the classical guitar, reading, cooking and travelling.
James is currently finishing the second year his Bachelor Degree in Engineering Sciences at the KU Leuven, specializing in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Bearing an ambitious and entrepreneurial mindset, he dreams of specialising and innovating in Artificial Intelligence one day. To James, MSB provides the unique combination of increasing his geopolitical insights, bringing his soft-skills to the next level and acquiring a refreshing new group of compelling friends. In his spare free time, he enjoys running, playing football or spending time with his student fraternity.
Currently enrolled in her second year of Engineering and Architecture at the KULeuven, Hélène is an ambitious student who plans to specialise in urbanisation at the end of her studies. She applied to MSB because she felt like it is an unique opportunity to train several soft skills one can not learn inside a classroom. She has an adventurous mindset and a broad out-of-the-box manner of approaching problems. Besides her studies, she enjoys playing hockey, kickboxing and backpacking.
Stefaan De Kesel
Stefaan is studying Engineering Physics at Ghent University. Most of all he is curious, his hunger for different ideas is unsatisfiable. He is also adventurous and likes to face new challenges. For Stefaan MSB was -and still is- a perfect opportunity: a chance to learn through practice and a new adventure. In his spare time, Stefaan likes to read, to run and to travel.
Matthieu is an ambitious and entrepreneurial second bachelor student in Chemical and Mechanical engineering at the KU Leuven, who likes to discuss as much as to laugh with friends. He sees MSB as the community where these two elements tie in perfectly and hopes to ameliorate his soft skills such as public speaking and debating. He strives for excellence in everything he does. In his spare time he has a particular interest in photography and brewing beer and loves backpacking, meeting up with friends, and playing tennis and soccer.
Senne Aerts is a student in his 3rd bachelor of business engineering, interested in the fields of Finance, Entrepreneurship and Economics. After he returned from his Exchange to the University of Illinois in the USA, he wanted a new challenge. MSB's international character and his willingness to work on his public speaking skills, made him eager to join the society. In his spare time he likes to have a drink with friends, play soccer, work out and travel to new places.
Alexander is a motivated third Bachelor student in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leuven. Besides his keen interest in exact sciences, he is a passionate classical musician. MSB is the perfect challenge for him to broaden his mind and discover a whole new side of the world. He loves to be a part of this highly motivated group and he considers MSB as a great opportunity to improve his public speaking and debating skills. In his spare time, you can find him practicing water skiing, playing the viola or exploring a new passion.
Jean-Benoît is currently enrolled is his master of Civil Engineering at the UCL, majoring in Artificial Intelligence. Passionate about entrepreneurship and technology, he is always eager to learn more about various topics. Co-leading his university's Junior-Enterprise, he feels like enjoying a new and diverse challenge by joining MSB for the upcoming year(s). Diplomacy and politics are fields for which he developed a sincere interest by participating multiple times to the Jeugd Parlement Jeunesse. He loves playing team sports, meeting up with friends as well as a good reading.
Grégory is currently enrolled in his first year of Business Engineering at the KULeuven. Being a highly motivated student and eager to learn, Grégory joined MSB to improve his soft skills and to meet ambitious young people from all around the world. As he always want to face new challenges, Grégory is also adventurous and proactive. In his spare time he likes sailing, diving, playing golf and meeting up with friends.
Currently finishing his bachelor of Law at the University of Namur, Alexandre is keen to learn and always craving for filling his life with more challenging projects. As such, joining MSB seemed to be the perfect fit as it would allow him to develop his knowledge on internationals affairs, to sharpen his negotiating skills and public debating capacity, side by side with motivated students and friends. In his spare time, he has a real interest in music, playing the guitar, and he also loves to swim.
Justine is currently enrolled in her third year of Business Engineering at Ghent University. She is passionate about international topics, especially environmental issues and is looking forward to meeting new people from all over the world. She is not only ambitious but also competitive and always looking for a new challenge and adventure. MSB gives her the opportunity to broaden her debating, negotiating and writing skills. In her spare time, Justine likes to play badminton, meeting up with friends and travelling.
Violette is currently a first Master student in Law at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve. As a former Belgian fencing champion, she is constantly looking for new challenges. She considers MUN Society Belgium as the perfect environment to keep pushing herself and to broaden her horizons. She is convinced that MSB will draw her out of her comfort zone by improving her public speaking, debating and negotiating skills. She loves travelling to all parts of the world and discovering new cultures.
Mathilde is currently completing her final Master year in Law & Management at the University of Liège. She is always curious about geopolitics and was eager to join MSB to fulfill her constant need of challenge, to improve her soft skills and to discuss with amazing students that she already knows will be her friends. She hopes that being part of the team will make her a better individual at many levels. Her curious mindset lead her all around the world where she met a wide range of people and discovered new ways of thinking, which is what MSB is also about. In her spare time, Mathilde enjoys playing tennis, going to the opera, reading realist literature novels and cooking.
Ine is a motivated student currently enrolled in her 3rd year Bachelor of Laws at KU Leuven. While doing an internship at a global digital company this summer, she developed a taste for digital law and data privacy. Apart from that, she is interested in international affairs, is eager to learn and is always up for a new challenge. MSB is for her the perfect opportunity to meet these interests and broaden her horizons while teaching her valuable skills for the future. In her free time, Ine loves to sing, play the piano, travel and go out with friends.