The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

And there is coffee, too! – on studying Stats

What are the first things that come to your mind if your read the term “Statistics”? Misleading graphs in newspapers, exit polls on election day or maybe something about probabilities … Continue reading

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January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Honours – Is it worth it?

Yesterday was Honours Graduation and I thought it might be interesting to quickly summarize what Honours program actually is (well, at least how I experienced it). “You will be able to develop your … Continue reading

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November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Learning Dutch???

Most international students I started with left the Netherlands after graduation (see this article about the ceremony ) to continue their studies elsewhere (or to travel and work and think about … Continue reading

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October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Researching Lissabon – Part I

As promised a few weeks ago, here the first post about our Honours College trip to Lisbon. Our program in Lisbon was packed with meetings, field research and discussion rounds. … Continue reading

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May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Leiden to Lisbon

For the last few weeks, we have been quite busy organizing a field trip to Lisbon for Honours College. We will be researching Portugal’s integration policy and cultural diversity during … Continue reading

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April 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

Spring Time – Tulip Time- Visitor Time

Yes, spring is officially here and with it come “The Visitors”. If you don’t know what to do with your visiting friends-parents-grandparents-aunts or cousins, here are my favorite spots in … Continue reading

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April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

You won the lottery……

….if you are starting a study in Bio-Chemistry, Chemistry or Physics this September. Today all students and staff of the Science Faculty were invited to have a peak at the … Continue reading

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March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Same Difference?

When I started looking into possible Master courses at Leiden University I was rather confused when I heard about Masters in Psychology and Masters in Psychology (Research). Maybe I can … Continue reading

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February 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

Ready, set, proposal writing!

Part of my Master course is obviously a Master thesis. For Clincal Neuropsychology, you need to do an empirical study, or at least organize yourself a data set and analyze … Continue reading

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February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Trust the system.

After the Science introduction day, the Psychology registration took place. Most international students had anyways attended OWL a day earlier and already new their way around, so the entire morning … Continue reading

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January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment