Day: August 13, 2019

Through the eyes of a city poet

There is no one better to teach us about the fundamental nature of Wageningen then it’s city poet. Ivanka de Ruijter is 25 years old and was born and raised in Wageningen. When studying Dutch Literature at university, she also started working at Boekhandel Kniphorst (the local book store) and fell in love with the […]

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The Wageningen model : lessons in education

Consider for a second what you value the most about education in Wageningen. Every single one of us may have a different answer but a sizeable portion would agree that it is quite a unique place. WUR has made a name for itself in the agricultural and environmental sciences and yet, if that is not […]

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The faces of activism @WUR

Young people, mostly students, are marching down the Hoogstraat in the city centre of Wageningen. It is Friday the 17 of May. Attracted by the chants and the noise, curious bystanders stick out their head from the shops and the windows. Some hail, some pant and laugh, some bring their children on the sidewalk and […]

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