Structure of education at Wageningen University & Research

17 August 2022 | Category: Education

New students often ask how the academic year at Wageningen University & Research is organised. The education system at the university mostly differs from what they’re used to in their home country. In Wageningen, there are 6 periods in an academic year. This might sound like a lot but it’s…

Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2022

11 May 2022 | Category: Education

You might be familiar with university rankings that focus on the university as a whole or within a subject like agriculture. But Times Higher Education also has an impact ranking in which they rank universities on their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Wageningen University SDGs Wageningen University &…

Study delay: experiences of our students

2 March 2022 | Category: Education, Student life

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…

Earning credits (ECTS) at Wageningen University & Research

15 December 2021 | Category: Education

Earning credits or study points are an important aspect of your studies. You might be used to only getting grades, but at university, you have to earn credits. With these credits, you can finish a course and eventually earn your degree. What credits are and how it works we will…

New on campus: Aurora

30 September 2021 | Category: Education, Student life

There’s a new kid in town. The newest education building Aurora is finished. The building is already being used by our new students since the beginning of this month but will celebrate its official opening on 30 September. Unique about Aurora is the daylight in all areas of use and…

Wageningen University rankings explained

22 July 2021 | Category: Education

Are you looking for a top-ranked university? Or are wondering what university rankings actually are? We’ve got you covered! In this blog, I will explain our Wageningen University rankings and how the ranking lists are compiled. They can help you in your search for a suitable university. What is a…

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…

Studying in Wageningen in times of Covid-19

7 April 2021 | Category: Education, Student life

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…

Cost of Living

9 March 2021 | Category: Education, Housing, Student life

Updated on: 8 March 2021 For many international students, the cost of studying is a big concern. It is wise to plan ahead and make a financial plan for your stay in Wageningen. This article helps get you started.   How much does a banana cost? Maybe not the first…

My Road to Wageningen

2 February 2021 | Category: Education, Student life

My moments of doubt about “Education is the key to success”…. ????? My name is Samuel Agyekum, and I hail from Kumasi, one of the largest cities in Ghana. I studied Bachelor of Arts Geography at the University of Education, Winneba. As a young talent born in one of the…

Student Experience: Joining Free EdX Courses

22 June 2020 | Category: Education

Have you ever heard of MOOC? It stands for Massive Open and Online Courses. As Wageningen Students, we can get free access to several courses with different topics, from food technology to animal sciences. These courses are developed by Professors from Wageningen University & Research and are based on the…

Moving forward – What can we expect?

6 June 2020 | Category: Education

As normalcy returns slowly throughout the globe, we look to answer ‘What next?’.  While the answer to this is extremely subjective, this blog will hopefully give current and prospective students an outline of what WUR is planning. All through the crisis, as students we received continuous updates and support from…

Application deadline is approaching!

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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…