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Students in the Netherlands will be charged interest on their student loans starting in 2023. We had an exclusive interview with the prime minister to find out why.
From protests, to cutting off pieces of their hair to send to Iran’s embassy, students at WUR are joining in the fight for Iran’s women, life, and freedom.
To commemorate the 8 years of Louise Fresco’s presidency of the Executive Board, WUR held a contest to award her bike to one valiant student.
The boards decision and what it could mean for the next president
Find out if student consideration drove campus votes.
Five WUR students have been given a 225 euro fine and a two-week conditional prison sentence.
With ambitious environmetal targets, it has understandably put agri-businesses on edge.
Last Tuesday, the impact of WUR’s collaboration with the private sector was discussed in a digital event hosted by RUW and Otherwise. In the panel
As many market goer may have forgotten, there are restaurants and shops in Wageningen too. Run by people in buildings who are passionate about food
While some of you left Wageningen when Covid-19 hit, others stayed and often looked forward to Saturdays to wander around the market and share a
It’s a lazy Saturday, the weather is amazing and you are ready to go to the one and only Saturday market! You arrive at Raadhuisplein,
WUR calls for ‘common sense’ after Black Friday shoppers throng the streets on campus for those amazing MOOC deals. Scenes of the packed bridge at the little pond with the cute swans have raises alarm bells with health authorities asking the public to act responsibly.
We all know if you want to impress the Unilever hottie you see in the library every Wednesday, you got to get that image in tip top shape. Unilever doesn’t just go for any old scrappy looking independent university, they choose the finest looking in the land.
While some people turn to picking up old and new hobbies, domesticate whole cultures of yeast and bacteria in their kitchen, or exhaust the Dutch supply of puzzle games, the WUR seems to have found their way of beating boredom during a global pandemic. New buildings are popping up on campus like mushrooms these days. The newest acquisition in the collection: a dialogue centre.
It seems that the most pressing factor that determines chicken health commonly goes by the name of ‘financial interests’ and it does not really require an animal nutrition degree to understand it, but instead you can make use of this thorough and useful guide on how to follow the researchers’ footsteps.
When Covid-19 hit and governmental restrictions made it increasingly difficult to stand up for resistance, at first Tom was afraid it would stop him from
Kim (23) was happy to hear a few years ago that she would not receive any student subsidy (stufi) because all the money would be spend on improvements in education. And since a few weeks she knows her money was well spent.
In an ultimate effort to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Wageningen, supermarkets have offered to open their shops the 25th of December. The municipality almost cried to see so much empathy and gratefully accepted.
You also have this feeling that the best seat is always taken in the library? This is true: Max (23) claimed the best seat and decided to live there.
The time that scientists were figuring out how gravity works or whether the earth spins around the sun or the other way around is over.
The year is 2020, the world is entirely occupied by a fast-food chain. Well not entirely! One small village of indomitable hippies still holds out against the invaders.
Half a litre weizen now €3,50
Again, a multinational decided to settle in Wageningen. Say welcome to Upfield.
To put an end to the current student ‘leenstelsel’ (loan system), S.A.W. is leading the #nietmijnschuld (not my debt/ not my fault) campaign in Wageningen. In the next two weeks, students can give their input on what they think should change. We speak to Sammy Xie, treasurer of S.A.W. who is eager to share with us the importance of the campaign.
Last week, 28.7% of the students voted during the student council elections and here are the results: Of the 3,402 valid votes: 388 votes have
In response to the article posted last week on this site, in which was claimed that VeSte used contracts to assure themselves from the support
In the recent report on the new road around campus, six routes were proposed to race around campus. Because many of you probably could not tell the difference between the six alternatives, we describe here what makes every route so special. Which variant would you choose?
Student associations sign a contract that forces them to support VeSte.
Owner of 5000 rooms in Wageningen feels very sorry for raising rent. An opinion piece We received some sad news from Idealis in our mailbox
To help those students with a difficult financial situation, WUR started a crowdfunding campaign. In all their generosity the multi-million company WUR offers the possibility
According to the financial report of WUR, a professor holding a personal chair made 365.547 and a half euro in 2017 and that’s even more than the Dutch prime minister. How is this possible?
Many news and facts running through the digital World exist only because of the hype built around them. One recent hype that wanders around: Nutri-scores. Traffic light indicators that tell you which food is good and which is bad.
In response to an article published on news platform Follow the Money, members of parliament De Groot en Paternotte (D66) have filed questions regarding the independence and reliability of WUR’s research. They have officially asked for a response of both the Dutch ministers of agriculture and education.
We tried to interpret Resource’s drawing accompanying this week’s article ‘What Should WUR Do About The Climate Crisis’ Let’s start by describing what we see
Ah, here it is! ‘Tis the season for meeting with relatives over copious amounts of food and partaking in conversations you really want to have regarding either politics or your personal life (i.e. wondering if you have a partner yet). Although we all love a good Christian holiday, turn your Christmas from okay to FUN with these simple tips:
Eco mobility and a more conscious approach to traveling have been a little bit of trend this past summer. Starting from the fairy godmother of all the environmentalists: Greta Thunberg, deciding to not travel by plane because of the environmental impact of the aviation industry. Well, kudos to Greta and all the people who decide to travel by bus, train, boat or whatever mean of transportation that lets them cut their personal carbon footprint.
The 31st of October, a delegation representing the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) strived to make change during their visit to the Wageningen Campus. While
An opinion piece – by David Benjamin de Winter One of the most heated and prevalent discussions in Dutch society right now, and most certainly
It is the most disappointing time of year for our beloved university. The awarding of the Nobel Prizes. For the 118th year in a row,
Already almost four months ago, on a cloudy Friday afternoon in May, a few hundred students and citizens of Wageningen came together to march the streets of our small town, to raise awareness for the climate crisis we are in. What has happened since? (too little)
On Monday this week, over 15 tents popped up next to the pond, creating a small stir in the ever quiet Wageningen. A group of
#3 will Amaze you!!!
One of the most heated and prevalent discussions in the hallways of this university is the communication from and positioning of the president of our board; Louise Fresco. The critique over Fresco’s position and actions lies in the debate over her links with big businesses and how she is strengthening the links between the university and these corporations.