Top 5 places to explore around Wageningen

Pictures from cycling around Wageningen
By: Lizzie Richardson · 22 September 2021
Category: Student life

Exploring Wageningen and it’s surroundings is a nice way to get settled into a new environment. Wageningen itself has a nice market, cafes and beautiful surroundings. So it’s not hard to survive life in the city. But if you are willing to go a bit further out by foot, bike,…

Annual Introduction Days, the perfect start

If you ever thought of skipping the AID (Annual Introduction Days), then after all these highlights I guess you would have changed your mind without a second thought. In short, you cannot get a better start for your international study experience! Abroad studies are not just about academics, but it…

Summer in Wageningen

By: Frimpong · 14 July 2021
Category: Student life

Summertime is a happy time Coming to the Netherlands made me realise that people here treat a sunny day as if it is their last. People try to take advantage of every chance to enjoy the sun while it lasts. In this post, I’m going to walk you through how…

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


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…

Housing options in Wageningen: Droevendaal

By: Frimpong · 17 May 2021
Category: Housing, Student life

Most international students that study at WUR live in and around Wageningen. There are several housing options, like large student flats, smaller apartments or private rooms. One of the shared housing facilities is Droevendaal.   Droevendaal complex is a unique housing option in Wageningen. This is because you get to…

Applying ‘Huurtoeslag’ or rent subsidy in the Netherlands

Updated on: 22 March 2021 Finding student accommodation can be pretty challenging for international students. Even after you stumble upon the perfect one, you still need to consider whether the budget is suitable for you or not, whether the facilities are desirable, and other concerns. During this pandemic, I find…

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…