The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Colourful Sunday

Hope you had a nice weekend! I decided to walk around as we enjoyed two days of free access to Leiden monuments. As I had already seen most of the … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

200 years and counting

On September 1st each year Leiden’s faculty of Science opens the new academic year usually with a small celebration. This year however was somewhat special – Leiden Science is now … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

To the Beach at night!

If you weren’t away for summer holidays then It seems that there were quite a few things to do this week. There was the lowlands festival which I watched online … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Unlocking memories :)

Now that I am done with my Masters I have been enjoying my spare time doing mundane things such as removing junk from my pc, backing up my work on … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Perseids are here!

Every year as the Earth orbits the Sun it passes through Comet debris on its path – this results in a shower of meteors through different constellations around the year. … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sun and BBQ – good times!

Almost exactly a year ago I remember Netherlands getting knocked out of FIFA 2014 by Argentina in that nail-biting penalty shoot out. That ended a great world cup campaign for … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Invitation for Solar Eclipse viewing tomorrow morning!

Hello! So tomorrow morning i.e. March 20 there will be a partial Solar eclipse visible from Leiden. The Moon will cover about 84% of the Sun, unless you are in … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Volkenkunde part 2

So I realized I hadn’t put up all the pictures from my visit to the Volkenkunde(ethnology museum). Don’t worry I didn’t capture the entire collection so there is still reason … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crowd-funding: Bring the Sun to Leiden

I am sure you have all heard of the phrase “charity begins at home” and since most of us call Leiden our home why not start here 🙂 Basically the … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Museum Volkenkunde – Geisha

Hello Leideners, it’s been a while since I last posted something – have been really busy with my thesis and exams. Just last evening however, I was clearing my drawers … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment