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…

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…

Indoor Gardening 101

“Gardening adds years to your life and adds life to your years.” As someone who just started doing gardening and has difficulty in distinguishing the plants’ names at first (who’s with me?), I recently realized that gardening does add ‘life’ to your daily-life. Particularly at this moment, bringing something green…

Dutch Meetings & breaks 🥜🥂

Once you have successfully moved and found a job in the Netherlands, the next step is to meet Dutch business culture. It is known that Dutch employees work independently, but they are very fond of meetings. Usually, meetings are informal, although the schedule is strictly respected. Impunctuality is seen as impolite….

Go get your internship!

By: isnaw001 · 15 January 2020
Category: Tips and advice for studying in Wageningen

While some universities do not oblige their students to do an internship, the opposite is true for Wageningen University.  In this university, an internship program is highly required by MSc students in order to complete their master study. This program intends to support personal development while at the same time…

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

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…