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From Rapenburg Radio to #Snorona: Leiden University students in a time of coronavirus
Leiden University announced on 19 March 2020 that there would be no more face-to-face teaching for the rest of this academic year. That was a big decision with big consequences, but students in Leiden are staying positive and trying to make the best of it. Read on to be inspired by how Leiden students…
New book shows impact of coronavirus on Leiden
Tuesday 7 September sees the release of the book ‘Plots stond het Leidse leven stil’ by Charlotte Boin, a freelance writer from Leiden. This book of interviews gives an impression of the turbulent effect of coronavirus on the lives of students, researchers and partners of Leiden University.
Still the cat’s whiskers: De Kattekop nursery at 40
If there’s one place at the University where it doesn’t matter where you come from, it’s De Kattekop. This, the University nursery, celebrates its 40th birthday in September. Its history reflects developments at the University. Parents are full of praise for it.
New Student Wellbeing task force kicks off with mental health
Stress among students is a growing problem. A new Student Wellbeing taskforce will be looking at the mental health of students at Leiden University.
From ideals to actions at the international One Young World summit
Thinking up solutions for global issues such as environmental pollution and poverty. This is what young people from all over the world will be doing at the One Young World summit from 17 to 20 October in The Hague. Follow Leiden students Jennifer Pfister and Thomas Gevers who will be reporting on their…
Female professors from the present and the future
Role models are key to inspiring the next generation. Fifteen female professors therefore celebrated International Women's Day with girls aged between 12 and 16. Because although the number of women at the (academic) top is increasing, we're not there yet.
How degree programmes prepare students better for the labour market
From ‘challenges’ at ministries to reflection sessions where students coach each other. Students, study advisers and other employees shared their best practices regarding labour market preparation at the Employability Working Conference on 24 January.
How inclusion makes diversity work
- Gradual return to in-person teaching expected from 26 April, looking ahead to the new academic year
Opening Academic Year
Opening academisch jaar
Six projects that have come about thanks to the Quality Agreements
With its ‘Quality Agreements’, Leiden University is working to improve the quality of its teaching. Much has been done since they began at the end of 2018. At a meeting for delegates from all the faculties and the University Council on 11 June, it became clear just how much has already been achieved…
Moral leadership and courage from different perspectives
Webinar | Cleveringa Dallaire critical conversation series
Annetje Ottow back in Leiden
Annetje Ottow is the first female president of the Executive Board of Leiden University, which means a return to her Alma mater.
A hornets’ nest: Leiden University during the Second World War
‘That hornets’ nest in Leiden must be destroyed,’ said Dutch National Socialist Party member Robert van Genechten in November 1942. He was referring to Leiden University. Why this hatred? Emeritus Professor of University History Willem Otterspeer has written a book about Leiden University during the…
Diversity, equity and inclusion in the sciences and beyond