5 Tips for Coping with Homesickness

Homesickness (noun): a feeling of longing for one’s home during a period of absence from it (dictionary.com). It may not be a challenge you face immediately once you arrive in the Netherlands because you will most likely hit the ground running with finding housing, furniture, registration and completing your orientation week….

Things to do before securing admission

WUR admission
8 December 2017 | Category: Tips and advice for studying in Wageningen

What is Wageningen University and Research? “Wageningen University and Research” is a combination of an academic university (WU) for Bachelor and Masters’ studies, and several research centres (Wageningen Research) which are tailor made to pursue research in a particular domain of life sciences. Doctoral training (PhDs) is handled by 6…

E-Kidnapped!

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A famous American physicist and philosopher Michio Kaku once said that “Science is a double-edged sword”. On one hand, it obliterates all the ills of the world by making it a comfortable place to live in and on the other it wreaks havoc when it is placed in hands of…

Goat it!

A visit to a goat farm in Bennekom I come from a very agriculture-rich province in India, where we see many cattle, buffalo, sheep, and goat farms. Goats are primarily kept for their meat in India. It is usually a climate-dependant business and shifts sites from one place to another…

Winter is coming…

Pranav Wageningen
11 November 2016 | Category: Tips and advice for studying in Wageningen

It is not just a dialogue from Game of Thrones that fills us up with anticipation, it’s the “season” itself that makes us happy. Filled with great enthusiasm, I wonder what winter will be like in The Netherlands. It will be my first winter in a European country. The trees…

Tale of tails

Pranav Wageningen
21 October 2016 | Category: Tips and advice for studying in Wageningen

“Every dog has his day!” Animals have formed a very important part of our society since ages unknown. We have kept them close for various reasons, sometimes productive, sometimes simply because we love companionship of our mute, four-legged brethren. The bond of love that we share with animals is beyond…