Student life

Taking Care of your Mental Health in Holland

Taking Care of your Mental Health in Holland

Posted by Karla Duarte at Sep 18, 2019 03:00 PM
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How do you take care of your mental health whilst being in a new country? Our student ambassador Karla Duarte wrote a blog about how to identify and deal with the most common mental health problems.

Vlog: Being a student in The Hague

Vlog: Being a student in The Hague

Posted by Mechteld Bous at Feb 14, 2019 04:35 PM
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Have you always wondered what being a student in Holland would look like? Student Ambassador Liliana has made a vlog about living in The Hague.

A typical day at University

A typical day at University

Posted by Krittika Choudhury - Student Ambassador - University of Twente at Nov 12, 2018 10:10 AM
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What is a day at a Dutch University like? Student Ambassador Krittika shares her experiences on an average day at University of Twente.

What to do if you fall ill?

What to do if you fall ill?

Posted by Duong Ngoc Huong Thao - Student Ambassador - Saxion University of Applied Sciences at Sep 04, 2018 12:15 PM
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Student Ambassador Duong Ngoc Huong Thao explains what you should do when you are feeling ill during your stay in Holland.

The Hague: the ideal city for international students

The Hague: the ideal city for international students

Posted by Phuong Nguyen - Student Ambassador - The Hague UAS at Jul 30, 2018 02:54 PM
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Student Ambassador Phuong from the Hague University of Applied Sciences explains why you should consider The Hague as your study destination.

What if I made the wrong study choice?

What if I made the wrong study choice?

Posted by Stephanie Olumba - HZ University of Applied Science at Jul 16, 2018 10:07 AM
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This is a question that haunts many students that are going into university or are already studying. The number one piece of advice is to relax. It is completely normal to question your study choice. I have done the exact same thing

Exams in the Netherlands

Exams in the Netherlands

Posted by Laura Keidann at Jul 02, 2018 12:20 PM
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The mere mention of the word “exam” may cause sweaty hands, mind blanks and a sense of dread, but having information about the process of evaluation and the rules of the university can help students stay calm and study focusing on what is most important: learning.

Girls in Tech

Girls in Tech

Posted by Flori Badea at Apr 25, 2018 04:55 PM
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In high school I chose to study Computer Science because I was curious about new technologies and interested in programming. Today I am following a master in Business Information Technology at the University of Twente. I am happy that I found an environment that encourages women to follow tech programmes.

Welcome to my Thursday!-An international student's day in the Hague

Welcome to my Thursday!-An international student's day in the Hague

Posted by Liu Zhu at Nov 25, 2016 12:00 AM
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What an international student's life is like in a day? Follow my story on Instagram or here!

[VIDEO] One Day in My Life As A Leiden University Student

[VIDEO] One Day in My Life As A Leiden University Student

Posted by Liu Zhu at Jun 20, 2017 09:40 PM
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What does an international student's life look like in Holland? And how does it feel of studying in Leiden University?! Since Leiden Uni's new building in the Hague is finalised, I followed one of my best friends and filmed one day in his life in Wijnhaven!!

You Can Rip My Name Off, But You CANNOT Obliterate My Identity: A Chinese Girl Studying in Holland

You Can Rip My Name Off, But You CANNOT Obliterate My Identity: A Chinese Girl Studying in Holland

Posted by Liu Zhu at Mar 12, 2017 09:55 AM
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Many of you may not hear about the drama recently happened in one of the most famous university around the world: ripping off Chinese nametags incident in Columbia University. What do names mean to us? Does Holland have the same version of stories? Does the same thing happen to my friends and me here? Let me tell you my story.

[VLOG] Nl4talents: The Netherlands' Biggest Event for International Students

[VLOG] Nl4talents: The Netherlands' Biggest Event for International Students

Posted by Liu Zhu at Nov 30, 2016 05:10 PM
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Nl4talents is the biggest event for international students in the Netherlands. talented students and successful alumni were all gathered together for this grand ceremony. Through my lens, you will follow the reporter team to relive the event! There were a surprising opening dance performance, inspiring workshops, networking, and meeting the King!! Come and check the video link down below.

Amsterdam for Book Lovers: Where to find English books

Amsterdam for Book Lovers: Where to find English books

Posted by Michael Anderson at Jan 10, 2017 02:55 PM
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I love reading, and coming from the US, I couldn’t bring a lot of books to read. I was worried that I would have trouble finding a good selection of English books in a Dutch speaking country. I was totally wrong! There are many, many bookstores in Amsterdam, including English language bookstores.

America vs. The Netherlands Part 1: an American’s thoughts on the American and Dutch university experience

America vs. The Netherlands Part 1: an American’s thoughts on the American and Dutch university experience

Posted by Michael Anderson at Oct 02, 2016 08:30 PM
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The Netherlands and the United States are two of the biggest destinations for international students. But, if you’ve never been to either, how do you make a decision on where to attend university? How does the experience differ?

America vs. The Netherlands Part 2: an American’s thoughts on the American and Dutch university experience

America vs. The Netherlands Part 2: an American’s thoughts on the American and Dutch university experience

Posted by Michael Anderson at Nov 21, 2016 12:50 PM
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The Netherlands and the United States are two of the biggest destinations for international students. But, if you’ve never been to either, how do you make a decision on where to attend university? How does the experience differ?

Another Week, Another King: Stumbling across a state visit by the Belgian King

Another Week, Another King: Stumbling across a state visit by the Belgian King

Posted by Michael Anderson at Dec 18, 2016 08:05 PM
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Around a month ago I met King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. The very next week, while hoping to visit the royal palace, I ran into King Phillippe of Belgium laying flowers at the foot of the national monument in Amsterdam. I can’t avoid royalty now!

Week of the International Student: Michael's Day

Week of the International Student: Michael's Day

Posted by Michael Anderson at Nov 27, 2016 04:30 PM
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If you missed my live stream and/or instagram stories about a typical Friday for me in Amsterdam, here is your chance to see it! Make sure to watch the live stream at the bottom of this page to hear me answer some questions and even play a little saxophone at the end. Without further ado, a international student's Friday in Amsterdam:

How to stay Indian in Groningen

How to stay Indian in Groningen

Posted by Deviprasad Nair at Oct 16, 2016 05:40 AM
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how I got over my home sickness with help from a couple of friends. p.s., I am in desperate need of some Maggi

University Life:Expectation VS Reality

University Life:Expectation VS Reality

Posted by Deviprasad Nair at Feb 22, 2017 07:15 PM
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7 months in, my life in theNetherlands.

Cope With Sports

Cope With Sports

Posted by Deviprasad Nair at Sep 20, 2016 02:15 PM
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How sports helped me get used to the Dutch life.

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