New on campus: Aurora

By: Paula · 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

By: Paula · 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…

Cost of Living

By: Samuel · 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

By: Samuel · 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

By: Siti Widyastuti Noor · 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?

By: Shriya · 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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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…

Master’s Open Day – WUR

By: Monika Saradha · 3 May 2020
Category: Application, Education

With the recent Covid-19 situation, Wageningen University didn’t fall short of missing out on providing the most for the incoming students.The Master’s Open Day was conducted online on the 30th of April 2020. A number of student representatives were present live on social media platforms to answer questions from the…

Life of a Master’s Student in the Second year!!

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By: Shriya · 11 December 2019
Category: Education

Have you spent a year already in Wageningen? Is it time to move on to the last leg of your Master’s degree? Then this piece is for you!! The jump from the first to the second year is huge. Quite frankly, this is where you learn to gather your first…

Lumen building of Environmental Sciences chair groups

By: Dissa Natria · 4 December 2019
Category: Education

Lumen building design Lumen building Lumen building is an extraordinary and famous building at WUR because of its design. The building is located in Droevendaalsesteeg 3a Building 100 with opening hours from Monday – Friday at 07.00 – 22.00. Lumen means light. Stefan Behnisch, a Germany architect, built this building…