The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Where to Find the Best Study Spots

As the term goes on, it’s becoming increasingly necessary to study at the weekend, and hence finding that perfect study spot is critical. Sit in a bad place and you … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Life, research and Leiden!

Guest Blogger: Francianne dos Santos Velho Programme: MA Latin American Studies My name is Francianne dos Santos Velho, I am 27 years old and I was born and raised in … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Five Reasons Why I Like Studying in Leiden

Spring is coming! In the Netherlands, it is known as the time of the year when tulips and other flowers are in bloom, people spend more and more time outside, … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 5 Comments

Get the thesis party started

5 practical tips/tricks/tools for writing a paper, essay or thesis!

May 31, 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

May 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Thesis Tips

In my program (International Studies), we are supposed to write our bachelor thesis in the last semester of our third year. However, your thesis is also the only element you … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

Study Space: BplusC Leiden

When it comes to the perfect study place, every person would give a different answer. One would say a cozy attic would be fine, another prefers to study in the … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Insights on my Bachelor’s Thesis

Only sleeping for around three hours per day. Typing endlessly with techno or swing in my ear phones. Still working out on a daily basis. Eating healthily. Never cried (LOL). … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

#Study in the Netherlands# Episode 1

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September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Survival after a week-long battle

11:50 pm, 200 words to go… 11:55 pm, 50 words left! 11:59 pm, oops let me get to Blackboard.leidenuniv.nl 11:59:58 pm, SUBMITTED! I guess this pretty much sums up a … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment