Looking for accommodation

By: Ester · 25 June 2020
Category: Housing

Of course Coronavirus left us with so many questions. Next year will go online? Will the university do all the courses online? DO I have to move to The Netherlands? It has been almost 3 months since the World Health Organization declared coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international…

Application deadline is approaching!

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By: Ester · 31 May 2020
Category: Education

All master’s and online master’s programmes start in September 2020. Therefore, it is important to know that the application deadline is nearly here. Even though coronavirus has caused many difficulties, we will overcome this, and the studies will still go on. We will also uptake you next week about next…

Work in The Netherlands alongside your studies

By: Ester · 25 May 2020
Category: Student life

Living in The Netherlands can be quite expensive.  Therefore, it is good to think about finding a part-time job that can help with your expenses. Do you live abroad and plan to move to The Netherlands? If you going to work in The Netherlands you are required to have healthcare…

upcoming WUR Student Council elections

By: Ester · 19 May 2020
Category: Student life

Every spring WUR celebrates the election for the Student Council. The election for the Student Council 2020-2021 is being held from 25 May up to and including 28 May 2020. If you would like to know who you could vote for to represent you in the Student Council2020/2021, you can…

Dutch Meetings & breaks 🥜🥂

Once you have successfully moved and found a job in the Netherlands, the next step is to meet Dutch business culture. It is known that Dutch employees work independently, but they are very fond of meetings. Usually, meetings are informal, although the schedule is strictly respected. Impunctuality is seen as impolite….

Student Story – Manon

By: Ester · 24 April 2020
Category: Student life

This week’s student experience tells the story of Manon. You might already know her from the student tour at ood.wur.nl Hi Manon! Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself? “Hello! My name is Manon. I’m 22 and come from Brussels. I’m currently studying Biobased Sciences at WUR.”…

Student Story – Almudena

By: Ester · 23 April 2020
Category: Student life

Almudena also showed her favourite places on campus in a student tour at ood.wur.nl. But I also talked to her about her experiences with studying and living in Wageningen. Hi Almudena! For people that don’t know you yet, could you give a brief introduction of yourself? “My name is Almudena,…

Student Story – Tran Uyen Ngoc

By: Ester · 22 April 2020
Category: Student life

Tran Uyen Ngoc is one of the students that you might know from our online platform ood.wur.nl. But she also told us about her experiences in Wageningen. Hi! Would you like to introduce yourself to our readers and tell us where you are from and what are you studying in…

WUR prospective student from Italy

By: Ester · 15 April 2020
Category: Application, Master's Student, Student life

Luca is a prospective student from Italy. After his Bachelor’s degree, he’d like to come to Wageningen and start the master in Food Technology. We are aware that this tough situation has brought a lot of uncertainties and issues regarding application processes. However, we are sure that all the measures taken…

Internship & COVID-19 situations

By: Ester · 12 April 2020
Category: Master's Student, Student life

I’m Monika from India, right now in my second year Masters Food Technology. Since I’m in my internship phase, I moved out of Netherlands by end of February. At that point things were still normal around campus. I moved to Belgium for my internship where I started working from 4th…

How the virus outbreak affected Anis

By: Ester · 7 April 2020
Category: Master's Student, Student life

How the virus outbreak affected me I am Anis Purwaningsih, student of the master programme on Environmental Sciences at Wageningen University and Research. I come from Indonesia; a country located in the tropical area. For me, having the experience to study aboard in a four-season country is a dream come…

Prospective WUR student – September 2020

By: Ester · 3 April 2020
Category: Master's Student, Student life

My name is Ferran Melero, last year student in the BSc in Food Science & Technology at Universitat de Barcelona and future MSc student at Wageningen University.   Given the tough situation that we are living worldwide, preparing a great adventure such as studying abroad gets a bit more difficult,…

Dealing COVID-19 as an international student

By: Ester · 25 March 2020
Category: Master's Student, Student life

Coronavirus outbreak started in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China. From December, the virus has expanded globally. Wageningen Univeristy and Research has sent all students home in order to complete their courses for the 5th semester in remote locations. Moreover, It is not allowed to leave the Netherlands to…

Student Story – Mary Jo

By: Ester · 3 March 2020
Category: Student life

Mary Jo also showed her favourite places on campus in a student tour at ood.wur.nl. But I also talked to her about her experiences with studying and living in Wageningen. Hi Mary Jo! For people that don’t know you yet, could you give a brief introduction of yourself? “My name…

Student Story – Smaranda

By: Ester · 18 February 2020
Category: Student life

This week’s student experience tells the story of Smaranda. You might already know her from the student tour at ood.wur.nl Hi Smaranda, please introduce yourself! “My name is Smaranda, I am 20 years old and I am coming from Romania. I have been in Wageningen for 2 years now, studying…

Student story – Cecilia

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By: Ester · 4 February 2020
Category: Student life

Every 2 weeks I talk to a fellow student about studying at Wageningen University & Research. I would like to know how they experience studying here, especially since we are all far away from home. This week I spoke Cecilia who you might already know from the student tour at…

Student Story – Yongbo

By: Ester · 21 January 2020
Category: Student life

Yongbo already showed his favourite things about Wageningen in the student tour at ood.wur.nl. I also spoke to him about his experiences with studying at the university. Hello Yongbo! Good to see you again. Could you introduce yourself? “My name is Yongbo Song. I am 26 years old and from…