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Are you considering Wageningen as your future university? Would you like to know what to expect when studying in Wageningen? On 25 November, Wageningen University organises a Virtual Open Day for you. In this blog, we will give you some insights on what to expect from the programme of this…

BSc Student Konrad tells us about his experience living and studying in Wageningen

Why did Konrad choose WUR? And what it is like? Check out the video with Konrad and read his story below. Could you please briefly introduce yourself? My name is Konrad Peckolt Fordal, I’m 24 years old. I’m half Norwegian, half German and currently, I’m finishing my bachelor’s degree in…

How to meet fellow students?

Starting as a first years student can be exciting. Moving to a new country, studying at a new university, and find new people to connect with. With everything new, we can imagine it can feel a bit overwhelming sometimes. But don’t forget you are definitely not the only one in…

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…

Mental Health: Ways to Reach Out

When day comes, we ask ourselves where we can find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade. We’ve braved the belly of the beast. We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace – The hill we climb, Amanda Gorman To be honest, it was tough for…

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…

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…

Winter in Wageningen

My First impression (without any experience): When I got my admission into Wageningen University and when I started telling my friends and relatives about my departure to the Netherlands, the instant question that preceded after their wishes was “That is a very cold country, would you be able to survive…

Socializing in these Testing Times

It is the start of another freshman year and all of you might be looking for the exciting events and activities ahead of you right?! But unfortunately, you are going to attend all or most of your activities virtually this year. Socializing or attending your regular lectures virtually might be…