THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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

(How) Should You Learn Dutch?

One of the questions I have often been asked whether it is possible to live in the Netherlands without knowing Dutch? Well, the answer is yes! The Dutch are very … Continue reading

August 31, 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

Dutch Foods You Need to Try During Your Stay

All my friends from Turkey ask me what does the traditional Dutch cuisine look like since I moved to the Netherlands because, you know, food is very important for Turkish … Continue reading

August 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

How to Socialize During a Pandemic

We are currently living in an unpredictable time. Many of us are studying and working from home either completely or partially. University is not the same as it was before, … 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

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