THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Explore The Netherlands on Your Day Off – Saturday in Breda

After my last exam period, this was my first Saturday off. As much as I love being in Leiden, Saturday is the day I enjoy being here the least, because … Continue reading

April 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

3 Must-Go-to restaurants in Leiden

Let’s face it: choosing where to go to grab a bite might be difficult, especially if you are new to Leiden. Hence, here there’s the ultimate guide of the 3 … Continue reading

March 29, 2019 · 1 Comment

Students vs food waste: the Conscious Kitchen initiative

There could be no better follow-up to the climate strikes of these months than to go out and eat delicious and sustainable food, especially if cooked by fellow students. I … Continue reading

March 28, 2019 · 5 Comments

Halfway Through LLM-2: Sweet Insights 

I shared the bittersweet insides from my LLM journey in my article; Halfway Through LLM-1: Bittersweet Insights. But don’t worry, it is not only relatively negative stuff! All those struggles … Continue reading

March 27, 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

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

The Road to Leadership: My ILLP Experience- Part 1

Want to do some extracurricular during your masters? Want to meet other ambiguous master students from many different programs? Want to discover your inner tendencies and different styles of leadership? … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Sun-kissed and inspired

It is probably not news that the weather in the Netherlands is less than optimal (and that is an understatement). In fact many of my international friends experience vitamin D … Continue reading

March 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

A bit of summer in winter

Just when I thought this winter was never going to end, it couldn’t get any colder and I had lost my third pair of gloves (I’m not even kidding…unfortunately), February … Continue reading

February 26, 2019 · 6 Comments

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