The Resit Effect : The students’ opinion

As you might have seen in the previous Study Blog, changes in the EER (Education and Examination Regulations) are currently under discussion. The main points of discussion were: The possibility of shifting the summer resits from August to July , with the scheduling of period 6 exams in the last few days of the resit […]

The Resit Effect

As you might have probably heard from the Student Panel Discussions organised by the Student Council a few weeks ago, the resits policy in our university is being reconsidered. This prospective shift has raised the concern of multiple students and teachers. For these foreseen reasons, the resit effect was the main topic of discussion within […]

Student assistant

As first or second year Bachelor student, you might have seen Food Technology students from higher years assisting at your courses, for example, as your practical supervisor. These students are present as a student assistant. As a student assistant, you help the teaching staff during courses, for instance, by answering questions from students during practicals […]

The Programme Committee chairs

Hi everyone! My name is Sam Kreuk and recently I started my new position as chair of the programme committee of the master’s Food Quality Management and Food Safety. Originally, I’m from Enkhuizen, a small city in the north of the Netherlands next to the IJsselmeer. From an early age I’ve been interested in the […]

The Food Programme Directors

Hello all, I am Jenneke Heising and last Februari I started working as Programme Director for the food programmes.  I grew up in IJsselstein and I followed grammar school at Oosterlicht college in Nieuwegein. Then I went to Wageningen for my Bachelor and Master Food Technology, so I have experienced our education myself! After graduation […]

WUR Board of Education (BoE)

The Board of Education (BoE) is a board which is established by the Executive Board of WUR. This is a single board for all degree programmes at the university. The Board is responsible for the content, quality, and innovation of the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes at the university which have been accredited by the Accreditation […]

Who defends the rights of the students? The student council!

The student council is a university body that represents the students’ perspective in the policy of the university. It is one of the participatory bodies of the university and consist of 12 students who are elected to represent the interest of students. These 12 students are all a member of one of the three parties […]

The role of the study advisor in a nutshell

It’s good to know that you won’t be left to fend for yourself during your studies! We have a devoted team of study advisors available to you during your studies. Our primary objective as study advisors is to assist you with making informed decisions concerning your study programme and educational goals. For example, when it comes time […]

National Programme Education

In the National Programme Education (NPE), the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science is providing financial support to universities for ‘catching up’ with missed opportunities in education. You all might know that the tuition fee for coming academic year (2021-2022) is halved, this is one of the parts of the NPE. Another part is that […]

programme committee

At Wageningen University, every programme has its own programme committee (PC). The programme committee BFT/MFT and the programme committee MFQ/MFS are responsible for the quality of the education of the Food Technology programmes, and for the Food Quality Management and Food Safety programmes, respectively. Both PCs consist of an equal number of staff and student […]