Study skills

Everyone can learn how to study. Studying is a skill set that can be learned and trained. Whether you are new to university, haven’t studied for a while, or are partially through your degree, sometimes you might need some extra help to enhance the skills that are essential to your academic achievements. STS offers trainings and guidance that help students acquire the necessary skills to achieve their academic goals.

Do you want learn how to become more organised, to learn how to cope with stress, get tips on how to relax ?

Gezondeboel is an online platform where you can start improving your mental wellbeing in a free, easy and anonymous way.

Start today. Use the link above for easy acces via your WUR account. You will get more information by watching the film on the platform (2 min.)

Trainings by study advisers

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Learning to learn -
Leren leren *DUTCH

Ontdek welke leerstijl het beste bij je past! Met de training 'leren leren' willen we jou leren hoe je je informatie het beste kunt verwerken. En hoe je je zo effectief en efficient mogelijk kunt voorbereiden op je tentamens.

Trainingen starten (bijna) elke periode.
Maximaal kunnen 15 studenten deelnemen.

We hebben momenteel geen trainer beschikbaar om deze training in P2 2021-2022 aan te bieden. We verwachten dat deze training wel weer beschikbaar is in P3-P4.
Wil je intussen toch aan de slag met dit onderwerp check Gezondeboel (link zie hierboven) of vraag hulp bij een van de peercoaches .

> Go to peercoaching

* If you are interested in this course in English please check out the training 'Get a grip on your studies'.

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From Procrastination to action - Einde aan uitstelgedrag *DUTCH

In deze training leer je hoe je je uitstelgedrag de baas kunt worden en hoe effectief om te gaan met je tijd.

Je leert prioriteiten te stellen in je time management, effectieve keuzes te maken en vervolgens op de juiste manier te plannen.

Trainingen starten (bijna) elke periode. Maximaal kunnen 15 studenten deelnemen.

We hebben momenteel geen trainer beschikbaar om deze training in P2 2021-2022 aan te bieden. We verwachten dat deze training wel weer beschikbaar is in P3-P4. Wil je intussen toch aan de slag met dit onderwerp check Gezondeboel (link zie hierboven) of vraag hulp bij een van de peercoaches .

> Go to peercoaching

* If you are interested in this course in English please check out the training 'Get a grip on your studies'.

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Get a grip on your studies

This training is designed to give international BSc- and MSc-students insight in their study approach.

Students learn about different study techniques and strategies, prioritising and time management. In addition, attention will be given to taking exams, dealing with procrastination and stress.

The training offers insights and tools to make choices and set priorities that contribute to that what students really want to achieve in relation to their studies. 

This training starts (almost) every period. Check the link below to see when the next training is scheduled to start!
A maximum of 15 students can participate.

Originally this training is for international students, in P2 Dutch students are welcome as well. But please check also the other study skills trainings - Learning to learn and From procrastination to Action! We hope to schedule these in P3-P4 again.

Facilitated by Student Training & Support

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Peer coaching

Do you feel lost when you have to prepare an exam or write a paper? Do you struggle with making a realistic schedule? Do you have difficulty understanding the (academic) structure of the university? And would you like to ask someone everything about all these student related issues? Who better to turn to than an experienced student peer!The peer coach can help you with topics as planning, studying efficiently, and preparing for exams. Additionally, the coach can help you with understanding the Dutch higher education structure. Peer coaches receive an extensive training by Wageningen University.

The peer coaching trajectory consists of an intake interview and some follow-up sessions.

The project is meant for all students who want to discuss study-related issues informally. This will help to reduce stress and increase the enjoyment of your studies! 

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Self Management

Do you always wait till the last week to study for exams? Spend hours studying without taking any new information in? Or do you urgently need a new daily routine?

In this series of workshops, you will analyse and build your most effective and efficient agenda management. We will cover a reflection on your current self management and routines, analyse your perfect management plan and set goals to improve this after the workshops. Throughout the workshops, you will be guided and supported to find the perfect fit for your lifestyle, learning style and energy levels. 

This series will be given in English to a maximum of 15 participants. Check the link below to see when the next training is scheduled to start!
Due to the current Corona measures it is yet to be decided if we can give these sessions live or online. 

In cooperation with AIESEC we also facilitate the training Self Awareness.
Key words: strengths, weaknesses, self branding, representation, reflection, personality, feedback, personal development, personal goals

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The entire series is provided to you by AIESEC in Wageningen, which strives to develop youth worldwide, to live up to their potential.

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Masterclasses studyskills

At the start of the new academic year educational psychologist dr Martijn van der Spoel will give the masterclass “Studying effectively” for 1st year Bsc student.

Do you want to learn more about specific study skills?

In november 2021 and in march 2022 we will schedule again the follow-up masterclasses on ‘Growth Thinking’, ‘Procrastination’, ‘Focus’ and ‘Memory.

These masterclasses are specifically aimed at 1st year Bsc and 1st year Msc students, but all students are welcome to join.