THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Staying Healthy During Quarantine

Let’s face it: eating healthy and exercising regularly can be hard, even without a global pandemic confining us to our homes. Our routines have been completely shifted, and life as … Continue reading

October 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Board Year in Times of Corona

This summer, I decided to take a board year. In the Netherlands, it’s a pretty big part of student culture and regularly recommended as a career building device. So for … Continue reading

October 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Living by Yourself

Moving to the Netherlands, by yourself, is daunting enough in isolation. Add on top of that the new experience of living by yourself, it can sometimes seem like an impossible … Continue reading

October 17, 2020 · 1 Comment

An Interview: First Year During Corona

As a third-year student in the Netherlands, I have had very little insight into the experience of starting one’s first year during this pandemic. I cannot imagine how different it … Continue reading

September 30, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Intelligence Studies Minor

Do you want to broaden your academic horizon and enrich your study experience? Then taking a minor might be perfect for you! Leiden University offers over 50 different minors, all … Continue reading

September 29, 2020 · 1 Comment

Join The Leiden MUN Academy!

Hey everyone! Have you been looking for some fun extracurriculars, but Covid sabotaged most of them? Don’t worry, the Leiden MUN Academy got your back! Ok, first things first: What’s … Continue reading

September 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Online Study

The current global crisis has caused much disturbance to our daily lives. These disturbances have come in many forms ranging from travel restrictions to daily mask usage. Yet, a poignant … Continue reading

September 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Guide to Internships – Part 2

  So, now that you have gotten the internship, or you’re considering doing one, to make sure it counts for school there are a couple of things you have to … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Farewell, The Leidener!

Hello and welcome to my last ever blog post on The Leidener, everybody! Today marks the very last day of my The Leidener journey which started in December 2019. Before … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Officially Graduated!

Such a year was that! “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” as the famous book of The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

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