Working while studying

By: Arianna · 19 January 2020
Category: Student life

Studying and working is possible, but the beginnings are always difficult. I wanted to find a job in Wageningen combining my studies with work. Due to my expenses and others, I wanted to have my own salary so I can save some money for the rainy days (and also for…

Leaving Wageningen after Graduation: Interview with Adiska (WUR Alumni 2018)

By: Siti Widyastuti Noor · 18 December 2019
Category: Student life, Tips and advice

As international students, moving home after graduating from Wageningen University is not always easy. In this post, we will discuss leaving Wageningen after graduation and  ‘reverse culture shock’: an emotional feeling suffered by some people after several years living abroad. Have you started wondering how it feels when you start…

Indian festivals & celebrations away from home

By: Varsha · 10 November 2019
Category: Student life

Festivals are an integral part of Indian culture and luckily we celebrate them throughout the year. Every festival has a unique significance. Most Indians celebrate festivals with families and a big menu. To name a few: Makara Sankaranti marks the first day of the sun’s transit into the Makara (Capricorn)…

Yaw Gyamfi: “I made history in my family for being the first person to ever pursue Master’s degree”

By: Ester · 16 October 2019
Category: Incoming students, Student life

About Yaw Gyamfi Ghanaian, proud scholar of the 2019 Anne van den Ban Fund, studying Master’s in Food Technology at Wageningen University and Research. He is currently in his first year of study . His master programmme specialization is Product Design. Yaw is passionate about novel food product development. His research…

My ASP scholarship journey (Africa Scholarship Program)

By: Ester · 6 October 2019
Category: Student life

Emmanuel Nyame, selected from 1500 applicants for the Africa Scholarship Program, shares with us his experience towards Wageningen University and Research. This program allowed him to start the Food Safety Master and the big opportunity to stay in a foreign country. Be inspired by the story below.     MY…

“Picture speaks thousand words”: Captured moments and places in Wageningen during my first year

As a new student, everything in my surrounding seems new. The buildings, the cycling experience, eating new foods…..Well, I am sure I can make this list longer. I tried to take photos of some moments, especially as a new student. Sometimes, I posted my photos on Instagram and other social…

GROW WITH THE FLOW- TEDx Wageningen University

The TEDx chapter of Wageningen University is back again this year with a brand new theme branching out from the roots of the previous year’s success event The Green Wave. TEDx Wageningen University (x=independently organized event) was founded in 2018 by Michiel Voskamp, a Masters student and saw great response…