THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Moving in With Friends – Part 1

As the school year comes to end, many of your student housing contracts may also be coming to an end. I understand that many of you will be looking to … Continue reading

June 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to get a cheap Dutch course

If you’re moving to the Netherlands this summer, chances are you’re not exactly fluent in Dutch. That’s totally fine. After all, the Dutch are known for speaking very good English. … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Starting Your Studies in September? – What You Should Know

When University closed in March, few of us expected it to last this long. Now, it has been announced that we can expect the coming semester to be a bit … Continue reading

May 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Student Housing – Which City Shall I Pick? pt. 2

In the second part of this article, well look at The Hague and the small towns surrounding Leiden. The Hague Just a 10-minute train ride from Leiden, you can find … Continue reading

April 28, 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

Virtual Exchange

In the last weeks, basically all parts of our lives have moved online. For us students, this has led to a lot of online-lectures and workgroups that now start with … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

COVID-19 guide to finding information

The COVID-19 virus is all around us, 24-7. Being isolated and worried about your own health and the health of those around you, is already taking its toll. yet for … Continue reading

April 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thing’s I’ve learn’t to put on my CV

At some point in the next few years we are going to have to write and submit CVs, if we haven’t already. But it can be hard to know what … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

“If you want to know what’s important to a culture, learn their language.”

That’s what Joanne Harris once said, and she couldn’t have been more correct. Before I moved to the Netherlands, I couldn’t imagine staying in a country this long without feeling … Continue reading

February 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Which Apps Should I Download Before Moving to The Netherlands – Part II

In the second part of this blog, I am going to mention some apps that might be useful for international students regardless from where they continue their studies. Here are … Continue reading

January 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

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