Yaw Gyamfi: “I made history in my family for being the first person to ever pursue Master’s degree”

By: Ester · 16 October 2019
Category: Incoming students, Student life

About Yaw Gyamfi Ghanaian, proud scholar of the 2019 Anne van den Ban Fund, studying Master’s in Food Technology at Wageningen University and Research. He is currently in his first year of study . His master programmme specialization is Product Design. Yaw is passionate about novel food product development. His research…

My ASP scholarship journey (Africa Scholarship Program)

By: Ester · 6 October 2019
Category: Student life

Emmanuel Nyame, selected from 1500 applicants for the Africa Scholarship Program, shares with us his experience towards Wageningen University and Research. This program allowed him to start the Food Safety Master and the big opportunity to stay in a foreign country. Be inspired by the story below.     MY…

MOOCs – WUR Free courses online

By: Ester · 22 September 2019
Category: Education, WUR Courses, WUR Courses

Take a free online course in order to prepare your studies, get to know Wageningen University & Research and receive credits!   Did you know that the WUR offers, completely free of charge, online courses? MOOCs or Massive Open and Online courses are free courses that anyone can become part of…

Brexit impact on current and prospective WUR students

By: Ester · 15 September 2019
Category: Incoming students

Impact of Brexit on current and prospective students The consequences of Brexit for prospective UK student or for WUR student will cause an impact. Therefore, the concerns and thought of our students are of high relevance. We asked the opinion, from a personal perspective, from a student enrolled at WUR…

3 things to do after your arrival in Wageningen!

By: Ester · 3 July 2019
Category: Tips and advice

Upon arrival at the university, several things need to be done before you can start. BSN – Citizen Service Number / Burger Service Nummer What is BSN? The citizen service number (BSN) or Burger Service Nummer in dutch is a unique personal number that you acquire once you register in…

Experience with Student Psychologist

By: Ester · 31 March 2019
Category: Student life

“Treat your mental health with the same respect as your physical injuries” At the end of August 2018, I arrived to Wageningen with the purpose to start my master in September in Wageningen University & Research. It’s the first time that I had lived abroad, and I knew It wouldn’t…