The Panathlon Antwerp Sports Personality 2020 is awarded posthumously to Prof. Dr. Alain Verschoren, honorary rector of the University of Antwerp. The laureate received this title for his commitment and great contribution to university sport. Alain Verschoren was not only extremely popular within the University of Antwerp, he was also a prominent member of the […]
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On 16 February in Antwerp the yearly Panathlon & PCU Antwerp Sports Personality Awards were awarded.As each year three UAntwerp student-athletes were nomited for the “Honorary Rector Francis Van Loon Award”. The award was won judoka Lien Meeuwssen. Other nominees were Laura Puyten (Equestrian – Dressage) and Steven Pattyn (Cycling – Road). The award is […]
On 16 December 2020, the PCU Committee acknowledged with the highest respect the acceptance of the Chairmanship of the PCU Drawing and Photo Contests by Prof. Dr. Herman Van Goethem, successor of Alain Verschoren as rector of the University of Antwerp. The acceptance, as endorsed by the PCU Committee Executive Board last week, memorializes profoundly […]
As a token of commemoration to Prof. Dr. Alain Verschoren, who passed away unexpectedly on 27 november 2020, the PCU Committee Executive Board decided unanimously, in accordance with his wife Lin Van De Cruys and the University of Antwerp, to name the awards connected to the PCU Drawing and Photo Contests after Alain Verschoren.As rector […]
This year, the award ceremony of the Panathlon Antwerp & PCU Antwerp Sports Personalities will be held online. The Honorary Rector Francis baron Van Loon Award, will be handed out to one of the three nominated elite athletes who study at the University of Antwerp:– Laura Luyten (equestrianism, dressage)– Lien Meeuwssen (judo, -70kg)– Steven Pattyn […]
The report of the PCU Fair Play Initiative 2020 is available on our website. Based on this survey, we can conclude that almost all respondents recognized the importance of Fair Play in University Sport, but not all have the opportunity to implement Fair Play Initiatives at their institutions (especially now in Covid-19 situation).This makes promoting Fair Play in University […]
CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the 4th PCU University of Antwerp & Panathlon Drawing Contest. The PCU Committee Selection Commission awarded the following drawings: – 1st place, “Pure Sport”, by Inga Liepa from Management College, Latvia – 2nd place, “Unity” by Maria Markovic from University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia – 3rd place, “Fortitude” by […]
We are pleased that the 3D virtual exhibition of the 4th PCU Drawing Contest is a very successful online alternative attended by many visitors. As a result the PCU Committee decided to extend the current 3D exhibition until the end of February. In addition all future contests will, next to the on venue expositions, be […]
“Not without everyone” by Kithmini Jayaweera from the University of Kelaniya (Sri Lanka) was chosen by visitors to the 3D virtual online exhibition of the 4th Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest presented on the Kunstmatrix platform. You can take a virtual tour until the end of February and see the selection for yourself.
A new year has begun! The PCU Committee hopes 2021 will bring a return of (physical) interuniversity sports and looks forward to organizing the 2021 PCU events largely on venue. However the online aspect to each competition will remain, also in post-Covid times. By February our website will be updated with the information for all […]