What is an Orientation Year? And How do I apply?

13 October 2019 | Category: essay on man pope

Congratulations on your graduation! You must be proud and relieved at the same time because all your struggles, sweat, and tears have been paid off. You are now saying goodbye to your sleepless night, group work, and thesis! However, it turns out that you are not only feeling excited and…

Student accommodation in Wageningen is scarce: Follow this steps to deal with it

An escalating number of international students at Wageningen University and Research is not followed by the increase in student accommodation offers. It creates a problem where many students cannot get their housings right before the academic year starts. It  causes stress among newly international students as they need to find…

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5th grade essay prompts

29 September 2019 | Category: Education, essay on man pope

New to Wageningen or planning are you planning to join soon? If you are, then you should know that Wageningen offers a lot of useful courses open to all students. These courses focus on developing student skills and personality. In this article, I will write about these courses. Courses offered…

Surviving life in Wageningen

8 September 2019 | Category: essay on man pope

I can’t believe, one year in Wageningen is done! It still feels like I just moved into this beautiful small city to start my master’s. But, the past one year, there’s so much I learnt and explored. But there is still a lot to do. One year is done but…

Expectation Vs Reality (Wageningen University & Research)

21 July 2019 | Category: essay on man pope

Choosing to do your masters abroad requires a lot of courage by itself. Especially when you have to move from your cosy familiar atmosphere to a completely different place which wouldn’t (or would) even match your continent, time-zone, weather, language and especially the FOOD!!! But you did it, took the…

Life In A New Country

23 June 2019 | Category: essay on man pope

Scenario 1 : Imagine waking up one day in a completely new country about which you know nothing about! You don’t know where things are, what to do or where to go. You are an utter stranger. :O This is how some nightmares begin. Scenario 2 : Now imagine; A…

Putting up with WUR’s Sustainability Reforms

5 June 2019 | Category: Student life, essay on man pope

World Environment Day (WED) celebrated worldwide on 5th of June and which better day than “Today” to be writing about the sustainability reforms carried out at WUR. To learn a bit more about the WED, initially started (1974) as a flagship campaign to raise awareness on emerging environmental issues like…

What to do when sick 101!

2 June 2019 | Category: Student life, essay on man pope

Falling sick is never fun especially if you live alone and even more so in a new place altogether. The medical system in Wageningen works differently than what I was used to back home. So what do you do? Read further to know the steps you can take and also…

Eco-Furnish your room

iGem Natalia WUR
30 April 2019 | Category: Student life, essay on man pope

If you are a new student coming to Wageningen, I bet you are stressed out trying to figure out how to turn your four-walls-room into a decent and cozy bedroom. As a first thought, this might seem not only hard and thought, but also very expensive. However, Wageningen is an…

Periods and Exams-The WUR-way

20 March 2019 | Category: Education, essay on man pope

Enrolled into the University? Or just looking through what WUR is about? Or are you about to start an academic year at the university and wondering what the periods system is all about? Worry not! I hope by the end this article you get a rough idea on how it…

Working in a StartUp

iGem Natalia WUR
14 March 2019 | Category: Education, Student life, essay on man pope

At some point during your masters, you will have to do your thesis. Let me tell you in advance that this is not only a big part of your masters; but also a big experience of your life. Based on my experience; the MSc Thesis is not only the longest…

Emmaus Regenboog

iGem Natalia WUR
27 February 2019 | Category: Student life, essay on man pope

Have you heard about the second-hand shop of Wageningen? Have you walked through Wageningen on a Saturday while having a look at the market? If you have not discovered yet, the Emmaus Regenboog Second Hand shop of Wageningen is a must! What can I find in Emmaus? In Emmaus, you…

4 Things You Should Know Before You Apply to WUR

23 January 2019 | Category: essay on man pope

Submitting applications to universities can be stressful. I know that firsthand since I’ve been there, done that. But sometimes knowledge about the procedure can make it easier. That’s why I have put together a short list of things that are “good-to-know” about how to apply to Wageningen University. Anything from…

3 Places that Can Help you Buy Sustainable Food

14 November 2018 | Category: Student life, essay on man pope

It’s amazing how many different options Wageningen has to buy food. It has options for all tastes and tastes: large supermarket chains and small local producers; home deliveries and harvest yourself on the farm; ready meals or slow cooking; of everything! The only difficult part will be to choose, mainly…