THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

The City in the North: Groningen

At the end of last month, I had the chance to visit Groningen, thanks to an interview I had there. I actually visited the city before, with my best friend … Continue reading

July 23, 2019 · 3 Comments

How to Buy Uni Books Cheaply

Soon enough the incoming students of September will receive the list of reading materials they will need for the courses. This may not be true for other faculties, however, in … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

A Day in Brussels

I have been to Brussels with my programme in the beginning of November to visit the European Union institutions, which was a great opportunity to see the ones who doesn’t … Continue reading

June 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

How to get Cheap Deals? Top 4 Apps

As a student, who is by definition constantly broke, finding cheap deals is the gate to enjoy an event or a dinner out in an affordable way. Today I would … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

5 Essential Items to Get Through the Semester

The second semester has started quite quickly and it seems even busier than the first one (how is it even possible?)  No need to panic though. Here are 5 essential … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Verenigingen? Big Five

Many of Leiden University’s study programs offer their own association and students have various options to join music and sports clubs. But, there is another huge part to Leiden’s student … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

uit eten!

Passed all the exams of your first semester? The best friend’s birthday is coming up? Your family is finally coming to visit soon? I am sure, that there will be reason to treat … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

What I really wish someone had told me (Part 2)

Here is part two of things that I would like to share with my younger self to make her life a little easier. Hope you enjoy it! 6. Always keep … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Leiden’s Bioscopen

Movie fans rejoice! Now that the sun has abandoned Leiden and left its miserable inhabitants to withstand six or seven months of intolerable wind, wet, and cold, students are elated that … Continue reading

November 20, 2016 · Leave a comment