• Education Quality

    With the increasing number of students, how to keep or even enhance the educational quality of WUR has been hotly discussed. Also, to prevent burnout and overstress, S&I is also involved in multiple activities and policy-making in the WUR.

     

    We are working on:

    International student living fee

    None-EU international students are asked by the WUR to deposit a whole year living fee (882 euros per month * 12 months = 10,584 euros) next to their tuition fee before they can register as students. S&I finds this situation not fair for the international students and according to the IND website*, institutions should allow other ways to prove the financial situation as well. We would like to see the WUR being more flexible in this case and give the financial control back to the students.

    Check out the rules in the IND website*

    Prevent thesis delay

     

    Unwanted thesis delay occurs frequently among both BSc and MSc students. The Student Council has worked on this project for many years. The working group related to this project has presented a summarizing report. S&I is working on raising the attention of the benefits to have thesis rings within chair groups and also to let students prepare themselves better before starting the thesis by having a thesis introductory courses.

    Feburary inflow

     

    S&I sees the challenges that students face when they start their studies at Wageningen University from February due to smaller-scale AID, fast starting of their program, bad weather in the winter and harder to integrate with other students. We are proactively seeking feedback from the programs which provide this February intake and the students who joined Wageningen at that time. By doing so we as the Student Council could be aware of the situation and help students when needed in time.

    More study places for students​

    During the study weeks, we usually see it’s very difficult to find a nice and quiet study place in the educational building. The student council is trying to help students by asking the student abscissions to open their buildings during the student weeks and looking for corporations with external places at the city center. Furthermore, do you know that you can also find study places on the other buildings on the campus? Explore the campus yourself, maybe you will find a nice place in Atlas or Lumen. Who knows?

    EDS - Extended daytime schedual

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    Study at any time, any places - BYOD

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