THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

6 Benefits of Online 1-to-1 Dutch Class

Though a common topic on this blog, different language learning experiences are always useful so I’m writing a quick post just in case it helps someone else struggling as I … Continue reading

January 17, 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

International Studies: Starting your Area Studies

With the start of the new year it is also the start of the new semester. I am now going into my final semester at Leiden university but it got … Continue reading

December 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Missing the library

Quarantine has made all of our productivity suffer and it’s really unfortunate. I know many of us have shared or written posts on productivity and motivation but I don’t really … Continue reading

December 21, 2020 · 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

Getting Help During COVID-19

COVID-19 affected/affects all of us in some ways. Could have been socially, professionally or academically. It might seem daunting to ask for help, but believe me, there are many options. … Continue reading

November 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Apps for Quarantine

With lock-down measures getting tougher again and it doesn’t look like it’s getting easier anytime soon, weeks lie ahead where you probably won’t see your friends. But we still have … Continue reading

October 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Things to do when you arrive in The Netherlands

Two years ago, I was in the same position as many of you – I had also just begun my study, moved away from home and to a foreign country. … Continue reading

October 27, 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

A Board Year in Times of Corona

This summer, I decided to take a board year. In the Netherlands, it’s a pretty big part of student culture and regularly recommended as a career building device. So for … Continue reading

October 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

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