THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Bikes in the Netherlands – Practical tips

If you are already living in the Netherlands, you know, and if not, you will know soon: Bikes are Life here!  Seriously, coming from a big city where bikers are … Continue reading

June 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Perks of living in Leiden southern suburbia

Once you get admitted as a student at Leiden University, you might feel as if the most difficult part is behind you; which in a way it is. However, one … Continue reading

May 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Leiden for a Sushi Lover

Are you also addicted to the small rolls of different flavors? Looking for places to get sushi with good taste and affordable prices? Let me list my favorite 3 sushi … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Active Resting

Most of us are trying to handle the huge workload of numerous exams, assignments, thesis and also other tasks outside the faculty. As striking a balance between all of those … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

How to get Cheap Deals? Top 4 Apps

As a student, who is by definition constantly broke, finding cheap deals is the gate to enjoy an event or a dinner out in an affordable way. Today I would … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lost motivation? Read this rather than stress about it!

Losing motivation happens to us all, whether it’s for your thesis, an essay, piece of group work, (or sometimes your degree choice). Here are four tips for regaining your motivation, … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

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