Nano, Socius

15 July 2019 | Category: Housing

Imagine coming to new country and you do not have your own place to stay! That was my start at Wageningen 🙂 As soon as I accepted my application, I simultaneously began to look for a place to stay. I have heard stories about the insufficient housing situation at Wageningen….

Learning Dutch for International Student FREE!

7 July 2019 | Category: Education

During the earlier period of studying in Wageningen, I do not feel any urgency to learn Dutch. I think that everyone can speak to me in English. For example, when I went to the market, the seller asked me in Dutch. But when I seemed confused, the seller will start…

Wageningen – House? Or Home?

26 June 2019 | Category: Housing

The Excitement The universe was very kind to me because I was blessed with 13 dutch and 1 greek housemate. Haarweg is one of the most interesting housing facilities in Wageningen. I say interesting because there are three main divisions of room here. Two sharing, six sharing and fourteen sharing…

Life In A New Country

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…


26 May 2019 | Category: Student life

 Different yet the Same My first ever solo trip to Germany was in Feb. A lot of countries including Belgium, Germany, France, London are quite accessible from the Netherlands. I would choose to go by the bus or train for sustainability reasons. Mental health is a tricky topic to write about…

Run, Barry, Run

22 May 2019 | Category: Student life

One step away from being a Superhero As a huge fan of The Flash, I took it upon me to pursue running at least for the sake of masking myself as a superhero. In my previous piece, I shared my experience on how mental health is fragile. It is quite…

Why do we miss?

iGem Natalia WUR
16 May 2019 | Category: Education

The continuous verb tense of the word missing already shows its progressive aspect. I am more than sure that; the pressure felt in the middle of the chest when someone you were used to be with is not there anymore; could never be more alive overtime. Missing is more than…

100th Time Is A Charm

17 April 2019 | Category: Student life

The Beginning 14 th, August 2018 at 5 AM there were butterflies in my stomach. Everything was set yet the feeling I was really going to leave my home, my friends, my family and the most important of all, the food had not sunk in. With friends demanding I shed a…

Volunteering while Studying in Wageningen

10 April 2019 | Category: Student life

Studying abroad far away from home gives me chances to explore new cultures and living with people from diverse backgrounds. Besides studying, there are many options for activities you can join to get to know these things, including volunteering! Here, I would like to share some volunteering activities that maybe…

A life with chapters

student Lizzie
3 April 2019 | Category: Student life

I am currently sitting on the floor at LAX Airport waiting for my flight. Unlike all the other times I have boarded a plane over the last two years this plane isn’t going somewhere new, it is going somewhere very old. The plane is flying for 17 hours across an…

Experience with Student Psychologist

31 March 2019 | Category: Student life

“Treat your mental health with the same respect as your physical injuries” At the end of August 2018, I arrived to Wageningen with the purpose to start my master in September in Wageningen University & Research. It’s the first time that I had lived abroad, and I knew It wouldn’t…

Emmaus Regenboog

iGem Natalia WUR

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…