THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

The Trials and Tribulations of a Student During COVID-19

Despite its seeming isolation in Asia, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic left me disconcerted from its very start. Watching the news left me wary of the impacts the virus … Continue reading

April 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Holidays in the Netherlands

Leiden University is filled with international students which in turn means that many of us are far from home. Some of us have come great distances to be here, others … Continue reading

November 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Night-Time Outings in The Hague

As much as we don’t like to admit it, a large part of university life is social life. University gives us the chance to go out in the world truly … Continue reading

November 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Welcome to the Netherlands

The process of moving is daunting enough in the first place. Moving to a new country adds even more pressure to the process. There are a few crucial steps you … Continue reading

September 30, 2019 · 1 Comment

Veganism vs. the Netherlands

Upon starting my new academic, personal and cultural life in the Netherlands I subsequently decided to try out a new way of life. Veganism had featured in my social media, … Continue reading

September 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sunshine in The Hague

Something that no one quite emphasises enough is just how little sun one receives in a Dutch winter. They mention it of course, but never quite get to exactly how … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

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