The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Thank You, and See You!

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

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!

July 7, 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

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

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Studying at the Leiden University Libraries

I used to be a student who hated libraries to a great extent. My previous BA programme was based in The Hague, not in Leiden; therefore, I could only go … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 5 Comments

The Perks of Studying and Living in Leiden (2/2) – Oh You Beautiful Leiden

*Warning: the following content may contain an overload of pictures* Having lived in Leiden for only two months, I have already fell deeply in love with this city. Every week … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Perks of Studying and Living in Leiden (1/2) – Look at These Lovely Animals!

I used to be a 100% “urban” girl back home in China, living in various types of concrete forests. Even when I came here to the Netherlands and got enrolled in … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finding Tranquility in Clingendael and Japanese Garden

A few weeks ago when the Japanese Garden was still open, I visited with my bestie in the morning. I have honestly never experienced such delight and tranquility before. Flowers … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Morning Walks in The Hague

Three weeks of summer break have passed, and I am really surprised to find out that, during these three weeks, I managed to keep a super healthy lifestyle. I usually … Continue reading

June 21, 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