THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Wrapping up your stay in Leiden pt. II

Wrapping up your stay in Leiden pt. II The time has come. You have finished your studies and are now preparing to start a new chapter. Perhaps, you will continue … Continue reading

June 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Create Your Own Book Club

Joseph Anderson once said, “Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.” Considering the strain we’re all under, it’s important to take care of our emotional … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Podcasts to Listen to During Quarantine

I know that quarantine feels like it has no end in sight and there are really only so many shows on Netflix to watch. Plus, staring at a screen all … Continue reading

April 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Virtual Exchange

In the last weeks, basically all parts of our lives have moved online. For us students, this has led to a lot of online-lectures and workgroups that now start with … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Valentines Alternatives

It’s fast approaching that time of year again – Valentines day. As the shelves fill with chocolate the air fills with love (for some).  This day isn’t for everyone, for … Continue reading

February 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Photography Workshop with Gordon Meuleman!

This weekend, the Leideners had the privilege to participate in a photography workshop by Gordon Meuleman – and it was amazing! Everyone who follows our blog knows, that we love … Continue reading

February 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Minors Of Leiden University

Have you come across the many minor programmes of Leiden University yet? First of all – what is a minor? A minor is a compact study programme of 30 credit … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · 2 Comments

Surfing in Winter?

Defying bad weather is something the Dutch are very good at. No matter how windy or rainy it is, you’ll see them biking around town and doing what Dutch people … Continue reading

January 7, 2020 · 4 Comments

A Dutch food tradition for the holidays

It’s that time of the year again where everyone is spending time together and having dinners together. However as students on a budget and without tons of space hosting a … Continue reading

December 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Winter is Coming to Leiden

Some of you have been looking forward to this, others probably dreaded it. But it is undeniable: Winter has officially reached the Netherlands! The cold season has a special place … Continue reading

December 7, 2019 · 3 Comments