THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

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 · 3 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

Con-grad-ulations! Graduation Season & You

So, you’ve finished all your modules, your thesis is marked and it’s time to graduate? Or, you’re day dreaming of what will happen once all your work is done, and … Continue reading

August 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

Darn your socks! Sustainability and Clothing in Leiden and Den Haag

For many of us, questions about the sustainability of our fashion choices are becoming more pressing. Moving to the Netherlands I felt a need for some new clothes to fit … Continue reading

July 2, 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

The importance of taking a break

This article addresses all students, those who are succeeding in their studies and those who are struggling through difficulties and failures. Luckily enough, you are all good in the end. … Continue reading

April 23, 2019 · Leave a comment