The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

BAIS Done, What’s Next?

The question: “So what are you gonna do after this?” had been a very intimidating one, in the past that is and luckily not anymore! I remember this one boat … Continue reading

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August 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thank You, and See You!

Leiden University, thank you for everything, and see you later!

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July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Am I Finally Integrating?

After a day of cycling for more than 15km,  running to the beach because it’s a sunny day and spending some time at the tulip fields I find myself asking … Continue reading

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May 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

That Feeling of Belonging

Let’s start with a warning: I am likely to write several “Saying Goodbye” or “As The End Approaches” sort of posts in the upcoming months, especially since I like to … Continue reading

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May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

End of Semester: You Can Do It!

  I do not even need to guess it; yes, you must be struggling with exams or papers at this point of the academic year. The end of semester is … Continue reading

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May 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

5 reasons to study abroad — while you’re abroad!

5 reasons for studying abroad (while you’re already abroad), that go beyond the typical ‘boosting your CV’ and ‘escaping Dutch weather’.

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March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s It Like To Be A Third Year? – Second Semester

This is a follow up to the post: What’s It Like To Be A Third Year? – First Semester I’ve had a very different outlook as I came back from … Continue reading

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March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Afternoon Tea Time!

I am aware that half of our semester has already passed and everyone is quite busy preparing for midterms, theses, etc. But, as the old saying goes, all work and no … Continue reading

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March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Glimpse of Studying Asian Studies at Leiden University

Oh boy, it has been nearly six months since I first wrote something for TheLeidener, but I have not written anything about my major! This time, I will tell you … Continue reading

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February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Studying at the Leiden University Libraries

I used to be a student who hated libraries to a great extent. My previous BA programme was based in The Hague, not in Leiden; therefore, I could only go … Continue reading

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January 4, 2016 · 5 Comments