THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Some practical tips to use the library

Willing or not, the library will soon become one of your most visited places and it is important to know how to get the most out of it. Here, I … Continue reading

August 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

3 things to do before moving to Leiden- Part 3- Learning Dutch

Being fluent in Dutch is not a requirement of English-taught courses at University. However, especially if you are moving to Leiden for your Bachelor Studies, it might be nice to … Continue reading

August 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

3 things to do before moving to Leiden- Part 2- Find a bike

In the last blog 3 things to do before moving to Leiden, I gave you my tips to start looking for a room in Leiden! In this article, I will instead … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

3 things to do before moving to Leiden- Part 1- Housing

Some of you might still be waiting for the you have been accepted to Leiden response, some others might have that yes already secured in their pocket. In both cases, you … Continue reading

July 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

My pick on Dutch Literature

The beauty of living in a different country consists in experiencing a new culture, in getting acquainted with new habits and, if you are a bookworm, also in getting to … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Saturday Market Fever

   Perhaps you have already heard of the Saturday market in Leiden. Other blogs mention this perk of the city and trust me, without even realising it, the Saturday Market … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Did you say “Vegan Lasagna”?

Leading a sustainable life is a daily challenge and it can be hard, especially if you are alone in this undertaking. I myself have to admit that I am trying- … Continue reading

April 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

How to get an internship

In the past blog Why on earth would I do an internship?, I have tried to give you my perspective on the perks of doing an internship. Thinking back though, … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why on earth would I do an internship?

When you get into secondary education, you generally think that studying is already enough. The workload for your course is not little and it can be hard to get your … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

3 Must-Go-to restaurants in Leiden

Let’s face it: choosing where to go to grab a bite might be difficult, especially if you are new to Leiden. Hence, here there’s the ultimate guide of the 3 … Continue reading

March 29, 2019 · 1 Comment