The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Happy Queen’s Day Everyone!

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Zaanse Schans – the home of the Dutch stereotype

To the ill-informed visitor, this comparatively miniscule country known as ‘the Netherlands’ may pose quite the mystery. You could even be forgiven for believing that, when stepping off the plane, … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · 3 Comments

My Dutch Domicile

As mentioned in Laurences earlier post, finding accommodation in Leiden as an international can be quite tricky from time to time. I spent the whole of my first semester in … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

An age old ritual

Having been around now for 400 odd years, Leiden University, as showcased in Emma’s blog post last month is no stranger to ritualistic traditions and ceremonies. Fortunately I was able … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · 1 Comment