THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

The End of a Degree: Taking a Gap Year

In coming to the end of my bachelor’s degree I was faced with the question: what next? It was difficult to imagine at the beginning of my degree that I … Continue reading

May 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

The diaspora within

Guest Blogger: Christen Faver, MA in African Studies For my research I was very fortunate to be invited to join the Living Artists Emporium (hereafter referred to as LAE) in … Continue reading

March 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

An internship in times of a global pandemic: part 1

  Special guest blogger: Marly van den Boom, MA African Studies Who am I you ask? Let me introduce myself: Hi all! My name is Marly, and since the beginning … Continue reading

March 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

An Interview: Third Year During Corona

After spending two whole years studying in the Hague, third year had built up many expectations for students throughout their bachelor’s degree. Third year for many, including myself, was supposed … Continue reading

November 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Public Transportation in the Netherlands 101

As I previously mentioned in this post, during your stay in the Netherlands your main way of transportation will be cycling, for sure! However, if you are not that ambitious … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Ultimate `Day-Trip to Utrecht` Guide

Hoi, allemal! When you are an international student, first, you would like to explore the country that you study in. Apart from learning the language and the culture, international students … Continue reading

August 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Netherlands in Miniature – the Madurodam

Hi, everyone! As you might have noticed from my previous blogs, nowadays I am trying to visit some of the must-see places of the Netherlands. Lately, I have been seeing … Continue reading

August 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

Finally! – Moco Museum, visited.

The Netherlands have hundreds of museums, which you can find 13 of them in Leiden all in walking distance of one another, exhibit millions of historical and artistry pieces. While … Continue reading

August 14, 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

Let’s Have a Boat Tour in Breukelen!

A true Dutch experience for a Leiden University student is not complete without a cruise through the canals of Leiden. To celebrate your graduation or to say farewell to Leiden … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

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