Video student experiences: 3 housing tips from Alberto

30 June 2022 | Category: Housing

Are you worried about how to find housing in Wageningen? In the video below international student, Alberto has some useful tips for you. For example, don’t worry too much! It looks like a hassle at first but things will work out. Wageningen is even named Netherland’s best city for student…

How is WUR organised: chair groups and research institutes

15 June 2022 | Category: Student life

As a prospective student, you may be wondering,  ‘how is Wageningen University & Research organised?’ or ‘what will be my future ‘department’ at WUR?’. WUR is a bit different from other universities, hence it might be slightly confusing if you are not in WUR. In this blog, I will share…

Favourite places to study off Wageningen campus

8 June 2022 | Category: Student life

There are several nice places to study on campus, as covered in (Find your perfect study spot on campus). But sometimes what’s really needed to get in the zone is a change of scenery to the ‘outside’ world. Whether it’s to get that final draft finished or to chill with…

My experience: internship at WWF

25 May 2022 | Category: Master's Student, Student life

An internship is often a important part of your master’s programme. It gives you relevant work experiences and helps you prepare for the job market. Now the thought of finding an internship is maybe a daunting topic for you. At least for me it was. Because it represented the end…

Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2022

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11 May 2022 | Category: Education

You might be familiar with university rankings that focus on the university as a whole or within a subject like agriculture. But Times Higher Education also has an impact ranking in which they rank universities on their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Wageningen University SDGs Wageningen University &…

Humans of WUR: Stefanus from Indonesia

4 May 2022 | Category: Master's Student, Student life

“In the future, I would like to become an entrepreneur in the food sector in my homeland. I’m preparing for this at WUR by learning the necessary technological knowledge in my studies and gathering the leadership skills that I need by being a member of the student council at WUR.”…

Tips to help you navigate the campus with video

13 April 2022 | Category: Student life

Our beautiful green campus is over 70.000m2 so we can imagine that sometimes it is tricky to navigate it, especially if this is your first year. Student Samuel tells us some very useful tips to find your classrooms and get to know the main education buildings Forum, Orion and Aurora….

Improving your Career Prospects

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6 April 2022 | Category: Student life

Being aware of the career support services there are in a university can be a great mediator for choosing your study. Such support systems can facilitate a smooth transition from graduation to your dream job. But do you know you can increase your career prospects while you are a student…

Work in The Netherlands alongside your studies

25 March 2022 | Category: Student life

Living in the Netherlands can be quite expensive. Therefore, it is good to think about studies and work since it can help with your expenses. Do you live abroad and plan to move to The Netherlands? If you are going to work in The Netherlands, you are required to have…

Stress and studying

It doesn’t matter if you’re drowning in 3ft of water or drowning in 10ft of water, you’re still drowning. Stress and studying, unfortunately, for most students seem to be two words that go hand in hand.  But we all have very different experiences and ways to try and cope with…

Study delay: experiences of our students

2 March 2022 | Category: Education, Student life

As a current or prospective student, receiving your hard-earned diploma within the stipulated study time could be a strong wish. Nonetheless, things sometimes do not go according to plan, resulting in study delays. While study delays can be daunting, the experiences of four WUR students re-echo that ‘there is light…

Housing video: living in a studio

24 February 2022 | Category: Housing

Are you researching the different housing options in Wageningen? Student Justine tells about what it is like to live in a studio at Campus Plaza. These self-contained rooms are in the middle of the campus. So no excuse for being late anymore! Watch the video of Justine below. If you…

How to find a scholarship

19 January 2022 | Category: Application

One of the most asked questions the International Students Advice team gets is how to find a scholarship. Unfortunately, there are far more students in need of a scholarship, than available scholarships. However, there are a few tips we can give you that might help find funding for your studies….