Studying in times of Corona

Corona has become an important and not to be underestimated part of our lives, both at home and in our education. On this page, you can find the latest information about COVID-19 and education for current students.

Everything you need to know about student information on COVID-19:

  • New Academic year 2021/2022
  • Period 6 | Academic year 2020/2021
  • Faciliteiten
  • Graduation 2021/2022
  • Support / Student Guidance

New Academic year 2021/2022

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Last update: 20/05/2021

The ministry of Education has published the scenario for universities starting the academic year 2021 – 2022. Based on the expectation the majority of people will be vaccinated by the end of August, the one restriction will be a limited group size per room with a maximum of 75 people.

At the start of the new academic year we welcome all of you students back on campus. We will use our campus optimally emphasizing on small scale and interactive education. This means no online alternatives are offered for classes or practical. All exams in the upcoming Academic Year are on campus. It is therefore important that you can be on campus every weekday. If you are looking for a room for that reason, check out all the possibilities over here.

We rely on the Dutch government for guidance in the Covid-19 measures. Your safety is our priority and to help us to keep you safe we ask you for two actions:

  • Check this page regularly for updated information;
  • Follow the safety measures communicated on campus.

Do you have additional questions? Be sure to contact us; we are glad to be of help.

Period 6 | Academic year 2020/2021

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Last update: 20/05/2021

Exams on-campus in period 6

As of period 6, if you are not able to take an exam scheduled on-campus, you will have to register for an online version of the exam. This means online exams will not be open to all students by default. Are you unable to take you exam on campus due to corona related complaints or quarantine? Please contact your course coordinator.

Study delay bachelor to master

Are you experiencing study delay? You can find more information on the Bachelor-before-master rule page.

Facilities

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In the new academic year, possibly from period 1 onwards, on-campus exams will be administered on students’ devices. Therefore it’s important you have a laptop that meets the WUR requirements. More information can be found here: Studying Anytime Anyplace laptop, software & service.

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Graduation

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The BSc and MSc graduation ceremonies will still take place online until the end of 2021. It will be a lively online programme in small groups and includes interaction with the graduates. Students who are graduating have been contacted by the graduation office. The award ceremony will probably take place in hybrid form from 2022.

Support / Student Guidance

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We aim to offer all students support with their problems. A customized approach is best suited to help with the range of questions possible, therefor we offer our students this roadmap: Student Guidance: Find your way.

Archive: previous information on COVID-19