THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Need funding for a project? Consider the LUF!

Have you ever heard of the Leiden University Fund? And did you know that, as a student of Leiden University you can apply for one of their grants to carry … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Too Good to Go- Cheap Food and Sustainable Living!

Living sustainably can sometimes be difficult (and often expensive). That’s why it’s so great to find apps like TooGoodToGo that offer a solution to this exact problem! Not everyone has … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 2 Comments

Lost Something? a Guide to Finding Your Lost Items 

It’s everyone’s nightmare: you go along your day, innocent and happy, and then it hits you like a brick- where is my phone? It could also be your wallet, OV … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Getting your Dutch Health Insurance

Why bother? Moving to The Netherlands from a different country is exciting, and sure enough, as soon as you arrive here you want to experience as much as you can … Continue reading

April 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

A field trip to the Dordogne region, France

Ask someone to think of early humans in Europe, and they’ll probably think of the painted caves of South-Western France, such as Lascaux. The Dordogne region of France is full … Continue reading

April 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Websites You Need to Know (And Probably Don’t)

Interested in the local news? Want to learn more about the culture and the people in the Netherlands? Or perhaps you’re just looking for something nice to do next weekend? … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Blogs of Leiden University

Are you interested in one of the English-taught degrees at Leiden University? You may want to gain an idea about academic topics in your area of interest. Are you already … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Bookworm’s Guide to Leiden

Love reading? Well, hopefully, this guide will help you get your reading on! I present to you a few recommendations for all that concerns reading- where to buy your books, … Continue reading

April 10, 2019 · 1 Comment

Moving or Visiting? Consider This!

Many great suggestions and tips can be found for students moving to the Netherlands for their bachelor or master studies. However, here are 3 things you should consider even if … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · 3 Comments

Part 3 of Food in Leiden: Weeknight Dinner

Cooking for yourself is often one of the big shocks of moving away from home, with this made even more challenging by moving to a different country with different produce … Continue reading

March 27, 2019 · Leave a comment