THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Staying in Contact in Times of Corona

“Hi, how are you doing?” It’s a simple sentence, but it’s more important than ever. Nearly two months ago, the University had to close down and life as we knew … Continue reading

April 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Virtual Exchange

In the last weeks, basically all parts of our lives have moved online. For us students, this has led to a lot of online-lectures and workgroups that now start with … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Global Affairs Minor

As promised, here is a more in-depth review of the Global Affairs minor offered by Leiden University. As the name suggests, Global Affairs is part of Leiden’s International Relations department. … Continue reading

March 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Pass the Time in Quarantine

One of my friends summarized her situation as “My life is cancelled”, and that pretty much hits the nail on the head. University buildings are closed, many of us are … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus at Leiden University

If you’re not living under a rock, you have heard about the Coronavirus. It’s an infectious disease with flu-like symptoms, that has spread globally over the last couple of months. … Continue reading

March 13, 2020 · 2 Comments

Sustainable Pitch Perfect II

Welcome back! This is part II of the Sustainable Business Battle article – if you haven’t read the first one yet, I’d suggest you do that. Or you don’t. It’s … Continue reading

March 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Sustainable Pitch Perfect

Did you see the annual Facebook ad for the Sustainable Business Battle yet? It’s one of the best examples for an ad worth clicking on. The Sustainable Business Battle (SBB) … Continue reading

March 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet the Green Kitchen!

Who doesn’t love good food and great company? Add a good cause to the mix, and you have Leiden’s Green Kitchen! The Green Kitchen is a student initiative raising awareness … Continue reading

March 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

“If you want to know what’s important to a culture, learn their language.”

That’s what Joanne Harris once said, and she couldn’t have been more correct. Before I moved to the Netherlands, I couldn’t imagine staying in a country this long without feeling … Continue reading

February 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Photography Workshop with Gordon Meuleman!

This weekend, the Leideners had the privilege to participate in a photography workshop by Gordon Meuleman – and it was amazing! Everyone who follows our blog knows, that we love … Continue reading

February 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

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