THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Volunteering During Intro Week

The orientation weeks in Leiden (OWL) are a beloved ritual that most Leiden students participate in. It’s your first real contact with the student life here and many friendships are … Continue reading

May 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Student Housing – Which City Shall I Pick? pt. 1

As a prospective student, there are a lot of things to consider. A really big question you might be asking yourself right now, is where to live during your studies: … Continue reading

April 28, 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 · Leave a comment

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

A Day of a Commuter

Hoi, allemal! While applications for 2020/2021 academic year are still open, I would like to give you some insights about how does it look like to commute between The Hague … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Valentines Alternatives

It’s fast approaching that time of year again – Valentines day. As the shelves fill with chocolate the air fills with love (for some).  This day isn’t for everyone, for … Continue reading

February 13, 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