Antoine Bakhash



Antoine is originally from Aleppo, Syria, where he studied mechanical power engineering and is now based in Belgium, where he is studying political science at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

He was previously the International Officer at the Flemish Union of Students (VVS), where he highlighted the importance of inclusivity in educational systems for international students, including refugee students in Belgium. Besides student representation, Antoine has worked at the Belgian Federal Ministry for Asylum and Migration and has been giving workshops to students on Human Rights-related topics and diplomacy.

In his free time, he likes to do voluntary work, improve his cooking skills and practice new languages.

Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Students’ Rights Charter
  • Social Dimension
  • Academic Freedom
  • Access to Higher Education for minority and refugee-students
  • Ukraine



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