The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Leiden MUN goes to America!

The Leiden Model United Nations Crest After months of preparation with the Model United Nations Society at Leiden, it was time to finally set off for America. All 19 of … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Back to British winter…

The thaw has arrived. The snow is gone. Small greying lumps of ice sit crushed in the gutters, tricking inattentive cyclists and sending them skidding sideways into deep, oily, muddy … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Cold Snap hits Holland

Late last week in Leiden, temperatures plummeted. It was almost instant. I remember leisurely going to the Digros near where I live, and only a few hours later the same … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 · 5 Comments

Het Zweetkamertje

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that university and tradition go hand in hand. As the oldest of its kind in the Netherlands, Leiden University – founded in 1575 – … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Njord – The Student Sport

As I mentioned in my last blog post, when I arrived in Leiden I was shown around during the infamous El Cid week – a week full of church dancing, … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · 3 Comments