THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Last Minute Tips for Online Education

In these unusual times, we need to take unusual preparations. This year, university is going to be a little bit different, but that’s okay. We still can make the best … Continue reading

August 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

A guide to Internships – Part 1

As some of you know there is the option to do an internship as part of your discretionary space. As part of my own programme, International Studies, this opportunity comes … Continue reading

August 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Student Hotel

Just one week left before the semester starts. By now, Leiden and the Hague are full of new, wide-eyed faces. Incoming students are commencing (or already finishing!) their orientation week … Continue reading

August 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Checklist for International Students

Moving to another country is quite stressful even though you have done it several times before. Your mind keeps questioning whether there is anything missed out to avoid a bad … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Moving in With Friends Part 2

My previous post addressed how to decide whether you should move in with your friends or not. If you’re here then you went through the steps and decided that you … Continue reading

July 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Studying remotely in the times of Covid-19

Guest blogger: Bianca Mannini, MA International Relations This past semester has certainly been a challenge for all students and professors. For us, starting our masters in February 2020, the lock-down … Continue reading

July 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Wrapping up your stay in Leiden pt. I

As the academic year is coming to an end, many international students have to start thinking about their departure. But what does leaving the Netherlands actually mean? On the one … Continue reading

June 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

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