THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

The end of my internship: the final product

Special Guest Blogger: Marly van den Boom, MA African Studies So, my internship is ending at the end of March, which means that I have to start to write the … Continue reading

April 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

The diaspora within

Guest Blogger: Christen Faver, MA in African Studies For my research I was very fortunate to be invited to join the Living Artists Emporium (hereafter referred to as LAE) in … Continue reading

March 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

COVID and Needing to Stay Switched On

The COVID-19 outbreak has initiated one of the biggest real time social experiments: what are the effects of staying at home for everything? Close to 3 billion people around the … Continue reading

March 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Year in Quarantine

It has been a year since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. I remember the exact moment when I found out that Leiden was going into a lockdown. I was … Continue reading

March 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

An internship in times of a global pandemic: part 2

Guest blogger: Marly van den Boom, MA African Studies Hi all! Hope you are doing well and had fun during that one short week of snow. You can call it … Continue reading

March 9, 2021 · 1 Comment

An internship in times of a global pandemic: part 1

  Special guest blogger: Marly van den Boom, MA African Studies Who am I you ask? Let me introduce myself: Hi all! My name is Marly, and since the beginning … Continue reading

March 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Doing an Internship in a Pandemic – Part 2

In my last article I noted down points that I found helped when I was working in a pandemic. Many of these things revolved around having a set working palce … Continue reading

February 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Doing an Internship during a Pandemic – Part 1

The first semester of the third year of the International Studies programme is the discretionary space. Usually there is a choice out of studying abroad, doing and internship or a … Continue reading

February 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

6 Benefits of Online 1-to-1 Dutch Class

Though a common topic on this blog, different language learning experiences are always useful so I’m writing a quick post just in case it helps someone else struggling as I … Continue reading

January 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Find Part-Time Work

So you are thinking about finding a part-time job during COVID. As of right now, the Netherlands is going through a strict lockdown again and many businesses are closed. Therefore, … Continue reading

January 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

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