The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Google Docs for thesis? Sure!

Writing a thesis is logistically quite difficult. When you have to remember where you read that one sentence that you thought would never be relevant but it is actually really … Continue reading

December 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Getting Back on Track!

Since I got back to Holland, things haven’t quite gone according to plan. What do I mean by that? Well, let’s take a look at the list below. I was … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

To Finish a Thesis

There are so many good guides online for tips on how to successfully finish a thesis, and as I’m actually still in the process I can’t offer much more useful … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

On committees and my inability to say no

Some time ago, around September, when the realisation sunk in that I would have to write a thesis this year and pass all of my courses in one go, I … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leiden: World centre for terrible teenage poetry

“Leiden, ye I came to know, I write in stormy weather, Leiden, ye I came to know, I want to know you better” – anon. (trans. from Dutch original) In my … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 4 Comments