Study delay: experiences of our students

As a current or prospective student, receiving your hard-earned diploma within the stipulated study time could be a strong wish. Nonetheless, things sometimes do not go according to plan, resulting in study delays. While study delays can be daunting, the experiences of four WUR students re-echo that ‘there is light…

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Transition from your BSc to a MSc programme

Have you wondered if it is possible to continue directly with a master’s programme right after finishing your bachelor’s at WUR? In this blog, we will share some information about transitioning from undergraduate to postgraduate studies at WUR. You have finished your bachelor’s studies so now you have your options…

Orientation activities at Wageningen University & Research

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With the new academic year in full swing, we are organising all kinds of events to give you an idea of our university.  You can join a different event every month. And did you know almost all of our events are online? Though we would love to show you around…

5 tips on how to survive (your first) study and exam week stress-free

Is this your first study and exam period at WUR? Or are you already an old hand at WUR but still stress out like hell every time the period comes to an end? Then this is a must-read for you: a cheat sheet on how to survive study and exam…

My efforts to learn Dutch

In a couple of months, all of the newly accepted students will begin their exciting journey to the Netherlands to study at Wageningen University. I can imagine then that a lot of you might be wondering if you need to learn Dutch when coming here. Talking from my own experience,…

How will the academic year 2021/2022 look like at Wageningen University?

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The academic year is almost coming to an end. Another year living, working and studying during a worldwide pandemic. It has been a challenging year for everyone, but luckily a lot of students were able to continue their studies online. We can imagine you are wondering how the academic year…

Did you already discover our YouTube channel?

If you are reading this blog, then either you are checking if WUR is the right university for you or you are a new international student at WUR finding its way. Yes, you are right! This is the right platform to get a more informal students’ perspective about the student…

Studying in Wageningen in times of Covid-19

Hello everybody! My name is Alejandra and I am an International Student from Bogotá, Colombia. Right now, I am doing my Master’s in Nutrition and Health. I started my Master’s in August 2020 and although I was able to take my two first periods on campus, at the moment I…

How parents can help their child with choosing a study

By guest blogger Hermine Miltenburg – Parent information officer Choosing a study programme is never easy. However, that has been complicated even further now that all the study-selection activities have been moved online due to Covid-19. I have been advising parents for years but see that this year it’s extra…

4 Things You Should Know Before You Apply to WUR

Updated on: 1 March 2021 Submitting applications to universities can be stressful. I know that first-hand since I have been there, done that. But sometimes knowledge about the procedure can make it easier. That is why I have put together a short list of things that are “good-to-know” about how…

My experiences living in Europe: one of the most exciting years

  Hello! I am Xin and I come from China. At present, I am studying Food Technology with specialization of European Master. With a blog of the first time, I would like to briefly share my stories of the first-year study. Time is fleeting. It has been more than a…

Master’s Student in International Development Studies: Part II-Courses from My Specialization

I am going to share my experience studying in International Development program. This is a full-time Master program, with two years study period. Studying this program in Wageningen is intense, but, exciting at the same time. I have shared several memorable experiences, and now I will focus on sharing my…

Internship in a Schengen country- Resident permit procedure

As an international student WUR would have guided you through every step. From getting your resident permit to registering at the municipality. Choosing to do your internship abroad is a big step considering you have just gotten used to the Wageningen lifestyle.   But we are all here for the…