The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

BA “International Studies” Graduation in the Pieterskerk

  What a wonderful day! To be said in advance: The ceremony in the church was professionally organised with a lot of heart, which created an unforgettable experience to conclude … Continue reading

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August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thank You, and See You!

Leiden University, thank you for everything, and see you later!

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July 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Back to The Hague

Moving back to The Hague is exciting, but there are things that I miss about Leiden. Check out this post if you are interested to know the details!

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July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Summertime in The Hague

Most international students tend to go home at some point during the summer holidays, or travel around a bit. But for those who are still in The Netherlands during the … Continue reading

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July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

That Feeling of Belonging

Let’s start with a warning: I am likely to write several “Saying Goodbye” or “As The End Approaches” sort of posts in the upcoming months, especially since I like to … Continue reading

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May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Throwback: China in The Hague and sweet memories of celebration

The last few months have been Hell! My savings are finishing, looking for a job is hard when you’re still studying and don’t have much time, and especially THESIS!! It … Continue reading

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May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s It Like To Be A Third Year? – Second Semester

This is a follow up to the post: What’s It Like To Be A Third Year? – First Semester I’ve had a very different outlook as I came back from … Continue reading

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March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s It Like To Be A Third Year? – First Semester

When it comes to the BA International Studies program, the third year first semester is where you have the most space for movement and choice. Until this point most classes … Continue reading

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March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on biking – The “Dutchest” way of transport

Four (random) things you need to know about biking in The Hague – for all newcomers to biking… 1) You cannot park your bike wherever you want, even if it … Continue reading

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March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Afternoon Tea Time!

I am aware that half of our semester has already passed and everyone is quite busy preparing for midterms, theses, etc. But, as the old saying goes, all work and no … Continue reading

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March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment