Prospective WUR student – September 2020

By: Ester · 3 April 2020
Category: Exams

My name is Ferran Melero, last year student in the BSc in Food Science & Technology at Universitat de Barcelona and future MSc student at Wageningen University.   Given the tough situation that we are living worldwide, preparing a great adventure such as studying abroad gets a bit more difficult,…

Dealing COVID-19 as an international student

By: Ester · 25 March 2020
Category: The University

Coronavirus outbreak started in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China. From December, the virus has expanded globally. Wageningen Univeristy and Research has sent all students home in order to complete their courses for the 5th semester in remote locations. Moreover, It is not allowed to leave the Netherlands to…

Student Story – Mary Jo

By: Ester · 3 March 2020
Category: Student life, Wageningen & Surroundings

Mary Jo also showed her favourite places on campus in a student tour at But I also talked to her about her experiences with studying and living in Wageningen. Hi Mary Jo! For people that don’t know you yet, could you give a brief introduction of yourself? “My name…

Student Story – Smaranda

By: Ester · 18 February 2020
Category: Student life, Wageningen & Surroundings

This week’s student experience tells the story of Smaranda. You might already know her from the student tour at Hi Smaranda, please introduce yourself! “My name is Smaranda, I am 20 years old and I am coming from Romania. I have been in Wageningen for 2 years now, studying…

Student story – Cecilia

By: Ester · 4 February 2020
Category: Student life, Wageningen & Surroundings

Every 2 weeks I talk to a fellow student about studying at Wageningen University & Research. I would like to know how they experience studying here, especially since we are all far away from home. This week I spoke Cecilia who you might already know from the student tour at…

Student Story – Yongbo

By: Ester · 21 January 2020
Category: Student life, Wageningen & Surroundings

Yongbo already showed his favourite things about Wageningen in the student tour at I also spoke to him about his experiences with studying at the university. Hello Yongbo! Good to see you again. Could you introduce yourself? “My name is Yongbo Song. I am 26 years old and from…

Working while studying

By: Arianna · 19 January 2020
Category: Student life

Studying and working is possible, but the beginnings are always difficult. I wanted to find a job in Wageningen combining my studies with work. Due to my expenses and others, I wanted to have my own salary so I can save some money for the rainy days (and also for…