PE&RC Buddy System

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The PE&RC PhD Council (PPC) has introduced a 'buddy system' to welcome newly arriving PhD candidates. With this buddy system, we aim to facilitate the settling of a new PhD candidate, to make him/her feel welcome and at home quickly. First of all, we want to guide PhD candidates through their first days after arrival in the Netherlands and provide them with clear information about administrative issues that need to be organized during the first days and weeks. Secondly, we want them to find their way more easily in and around university and in the Dutch way of life. The 'buddy' will be a fellow PhD candidate who supports the new PhD candidate on these issues. The buddy will primarily act as a resource person, rather than someone who will be directly involved in actually tackling the issues for the PhD candidate. At this moment, the PE&RC Buddy System is only implemented in Wageningen.

More information

All documentation that could help you settle in Wageningen, can be downloaded here.

Contact persons for the PE&RC Buddy System
 
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Anneloes Groenenboom (WUR)
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Ali El Hakeem (WUR)