THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Doing an Internship during a Pandemic – Part 1

The first semester of the third year of the International Studies programme is the discretionary space. Usually there is a choice out of studying abroad, doing and internship or a … Continue reading

February 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

International Studies: Starting your Area Studies

With the start of the new year it is also the start of the new semester. I am now going into my final semester at Leiden university but it got … Continue reading

December 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Getting Help During COVID-19

COVID-19 affected/affects all of us in some ways. Could have been socially, professionally or academically. It might seem daunting to ask for help, but believe me, there are many options. … Continue reading

November 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Apps for Quarantine

With lock-down measures getting tougher again and it doesn’t look like it’s getting easier anytime soon, weeks lie ahead where you probably won’t see your friends. But we still have … Continue reading

October 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Places to Study

Something that I have learnt over the past two and half years of studying in the Hague is that I am extremely sensitive to cabin fever. To those who aren’t … Continue reading

October 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Things to do when you arrive in The Netherlands

Two years ago, I was in the same position as many of you – I had also just begun my study, moved away from home and to a foreign country. … Continue reading

October 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Online Study

The current global crisis has caused much disturbance to our daily lives. These disturbances have come in many forms ranging from travel restrictions to daily mask usage. Yet, a poignant … Continue reading

September 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Guide to Internships – Part 2

  So, now that you have gotten the internship, or you’re considering doing one, to make sure it counts for school there are a couple of things you have to … Continue reading

September 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Farewell, The Leidener!

Hello and welcome to my last ever blog post on The Leidener, everybody! Today marks the very last day of my The Leidener journey which started in December 2019. Before … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Officially Graduated!

Such a year was that! “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” as the famous book of The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

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