THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

LIFF – Leiden International Film Festival

Being an international city, Leiden also hosts one of the biggest international film festivals in the country: Leiden International Film Festival. 14th edition of the festival will take place from … Continue reading

August 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Let’s Have a Boat Tour

It is no surprise anymore to see many people on boats cruising through the canals of Leiden as soon as the sun shows its face a little bit. Dutch people … Continue reading

August 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

What Now? Finding a Job in the Netherlands

Finished your studies and cannot have enough of this country so you want to look for vacancies? Or you are starting your degree and hope to find something to start … Continue reading

August 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Conquering the Ocean: Almere

Called as the land below the sea, the Dutch has probably the most expertise on earth on managing water and keep the water from flooding the lands that are below … Continue reading

August 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Modern Tradition: Backpacks on Flagpoles

Did you spot the backpacks hanging on the flagpole of many houses, along with a Dutch flag, last month? Not only backpacks but if you look closer you could see … Continue reading

July 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

The City in the North: Groningen

At the end of last month, I had the chance to visit Groningen, thanks to an interview I had there. I actually visited the city before, with my best friend … Continue reading

July 23, 2019 · 4 Comments

Housing in The Hague Part 1

It’s the time of year again! The time of sun, beach and parties, summer holiday!! But for many students this is also a time of stress and anxiety, the time … Continue reading

July 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Summer plan: Visit the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park and see European bison

Now that summer is here, and hopefully all of the final exams and assignments are done and over with, it is time to enjoy the good weather and spend time … Continue reading

July 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Darn your socks! Sustainability and Clothing in Leiden and Den Haag

For many of us, questions about the sustainability of our fashion choices are becoming more pressing. Moving to the Netherlands I felt a need for some new clothes to fit … Continue reading

July 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

De Lakenfeesten- the Ultimate Weekend Plan (27-30.6)

It’s this time of the year again- summer is here, temperatures are high, and you’re done with exams and thesis by now (hopefully). For some, this might also mean that … Continue reading

June 26, 2019 · Leave a comment