THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Coming back after lockdown

The Netherlands are slowly easing the Corona restrictions, which prompts a lot of international students to come back from their temporary exile. If you are coming (back) to the Netherlands … Continue reading

June 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Do Not Digitally Distance Yourself!

Hi everyone! First and foremost, I hope everyone is keeping safe and healthy during this outbreak. I heard about the news that the university will be closed until April 1st … Continue reading

March 27, 2020 · 2 Comments

Libraries of Leiden University – Part III

In the third article of this blog series, I will be talking about Wijnhaven Library, The Hague. (If you would like to read the previous articles of this blog series … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Libraries of Leiden University – Part II

In the second part of this blog series, I would like to talk about Main Library of Leiden University. (If you would like to read the first part where I … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Libraries of Leiden University – Part I

If you are a law student, you spend your days in the libraries. It is a known fact. For those of you who think this is a choice, you are … Continue reading

February 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Con-grad-ulations! Graduation Season & You

So, you’ve finished all your modules, your thesis is marked and it’s time to graduate? Or, you’re day dreaming of what will happen once all your work is done, and … Continue reading

August 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

My university experiences in Italy and in the Netherlands: a comparison – Part 2

An advantage of workgroups is that students are compelled to form their own opinion and to intervene during class. However, the participation grade might push many to speak even if … Continue reading

August 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

My university experiences in Italy and in the Netherlands: a comparison – Part 1

When I applied to study at Leiden University, I was aware of the profound differences between my home country’s higher education system and the Dutch one, but spending a year … Continue reading

July 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Taking my thesis to coffee: Exploring a new cafe in Leiden

If you’re searching for good coffee, amazing cake, and a peaceful but buzzing atmosphere, there’s one café you have to try! The Old School in Pieterskerkhof is a mix of … Continue reading

May 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lost motivation? Read this rather than stress about it!

Losing motivation happens to us all, whether it’s for your thesis, an essay, piece of group work, (or sometimes your degree choice). Here are four tips for regaining your motivation, … Continue reading

May 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

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