THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Darn your socks! Sustainability and Clothing in Leiden and Den Haag

For many of us, questions about the sustainability of our fashion choices are becoming more pressing. Moving to the Netherlands I felt a need for some new clothes to fit … Continue reading

July 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Saturday Market Fever

   Perhaps you have already heard of the Saturday market in Leiden. Other blogs mention this perk of the city and trust me, without even realising it, the Saturday Market … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Did you say “Vegan Lasagna”?

Leading a sustainable life is a daily challenge and it can be hard, especially if you are alone in this undertaking. I myself have to admit that I am trying- … Continue reading

April 24, 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

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

10 Dutch apps every expat in the Netherlands should know

Here something you should know when moving to the Netherlands: no matter how you used to order your favorite pizza, to organize meetings or to sell your old stuff, there is … Continue reading

February 18, 2019 · 3 Comments

Living your best (green) life!

This past week has been the University’s sustainability week, a great initiative by Leiden University Green Office (LUGO) to bring attention to consuming consciously, green options in Leiden and the … Continue reading

February 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

Business as unusual

Time is honey, the best cheese is soaked in Belgian beer and is made out of especially creamy milk from special cows. The best chips are not Pringles, but those … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 2 Comments