THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Manuscripts of South & Southeast Asia Workshop: inside the secretive world of Asian Studies

The University Library hosts a diverse scene of activity throughout the year, and its liveliness is characterised by much more than long coffee lines at Café Ubé or non-Asian studies … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Moving or Visiting? Consider This!

Many great suggestions and tips can be found for students moving to the Netherlands for their bachelor or master studies. However, here are 3 things you should consider even if … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · 3 Comments

Why on earth would I do an internship?

When you get into secondary education, you generally think that studying is already enough. The workload for your course is not little and it can be hard to get your … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cheap getaways: pt. 2 – Antwerp

… Here the second part of my two-day trip to Belgium! Day 2\3 – Ghent → Antwerp On the second day we took a train from Ghent to Antwerp (In … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

An outsider experience in Campus the Hague – Part 1

A modern outlook, a spacious design and mostly packed with students… Here it is, the second house of Leiden University, Campus the Hague (Campus Den Haag). I usually prefer to … Continue reading

March 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Cheap getaways: pt. 1 – Ghent

Here in Leiden we really are at the “doorstep of Europe”! Even after several months, I am still amazed by how incredibly close everything is. This comes in handy when … Continue reading

March 23, 2019 · 4 Comments

To Write or Not to Write: How to Find a Research Question

You reached that point in your study where you should find a research question to answer in your thesis. Finding a topic that interests you which is also worth writing … Continue reading

March 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Cultural Spring

Spring is around the corner and so are a variety of cultural events in Leiden. No matter if you like music, food, poetry or late night exhibitions – read below … Continue reading

March 14, 2019 · 2 Comments

Sustainability news: from cups to toilet paper!

Let’s talk about some practical issue that may interest you very much.  If you are spending time in any of the University buildings these days you may have noticed that … Continue reading

February 26, 2019 · 2 Comments

7 Facts to Know About Leiden University

Whether you already are a student or planning to apply for, there are some key facts you should know about Leiden University. 1. Oldest university in the Netherlands Established by … Continue reading

February 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

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