A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

The 5 best cafés in Leiden in 2022

Great news! The Dutch lockdown is over and we can finally take in the beautiful Dutch weather and go out to our favourite terraces and cafés once again. But which … Continue reading

March 22, 2022 · 1 Comment

Home for the Summer

Summer’s here! I have handed in my Linguistics bachelor’s thesis and finished all of my courses for the semester. Normally by this time, I would have planned some kind of … Continue reading

July 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Writing a thesis in a pandemic

Writing a thesis is stressful enough as it is, but to write one in a pandemic is even more challenging. Before the pandemic, I probably would have been writing my … Continue reading

June 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Overcome Burnout

As we all have had to deal with living and coping in a pandemic, some of us naturally may be feeling mentally exhausted or burned out. This makes sense as … Continue reading

April 18, 2021 · 2 Comments

A Year in Quarantine

It has been a year since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. I remember the exact moment when I found out that Leiden was going into a lockdown. I was … Continue reading

March 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Find Part-Time Work

So you are thinking about finding a part-time job during COVID. As of right now, the Netherlands is going through a strict lockdown again and many businesses are closed. Therefore, … Continue reading

January 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

What is it like to Study Linguistics at Leiden University?

Are you trying to figure out which study is for you? Or maybe you are thinking of taking some linguistics courses during your study. Maybe you even want to do … Continue reading

November 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Staying Healthy During Quarantine

Let’s face it: eating healthy and exercising regularly can be hard, even without a global pandemic confining us to our homes. Our routines have been completely shifted, and life as … Continue reading

October 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Socialize During a Pandemic

We are currently living in an unpredictable time. Many of us are studying and working from home either completely or partially. University is not the same as it was before, … Continue reading

August 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

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