Wageningen Campus is an attractive meeting place for entrepreneurs, researchers, students and other visitors. The buildings are situated in and around a large open, natural green space with plenty of seating, bodies of water, an outdoor arena and hiking opportunities. The Sports Centre de Bongerd is also located on campus. There are several restaurants with a great variety of dishes and there is ample space to meet with clients, colleagues and friends in the public buildings. And in 2016, a number of shops will open in Campus Plaza.
Accommodation is guaranteed for international BSc students who apply in advance. The university offers furnished rooms— some managed by housing company iNFacilities and some managed by housing company Idealis. Approximate rent is between €238 and €409 per month depending on type of facilities and location.
Wageingen offers many opportunities to find job, which also include work on-campus, and cooperation with university alumni.
In the academic year 2012-2013, almost 50% of the employment seeking Wageningen University students found a job before graduation. Wageningen University students find employment in a wide variety of sectors. 18% of total number of graduates with a job started working for a governmental organization, 15% found employment at a university, 15% at a multinational, 13% at a consultancy agency, 12% at an NGO and 36% at another organizations.
Wageningen Campus is centrally located in the Netherlands with excellent road connections with Amsterdam, Rotterdam and the Hague (just over an hour from Amsterdam and Schiphol), Utrecht (40 minutes), Arnhem (20 minutes) and Nijmegen (just over half an hour). Besides Schiphol, the campus is also within one hour from the international airports of Eindhoven and Düsseldorf Weeze.
The town of Wageningen, where the university is based, is a historic town on the banks of the Rhine. Each year in May the town holds a festival which draws in thousands of visitors, celebrating the town’s significance as the site of the liberation of the Netherlands at the end of the Second World War.