No plans for the weekend yet? Come join one of the many workshops organised for the Leiden Asia Year!

Make your own Japanese paper, learn a South Indian temple dance or learn how to make ink brush drawings.
Check out for all the workshops this weekend.

Sugoi!
'I’m still in doubt about which master’s to do, so I’m going to take a gap year after my bachelor’s to give me time to think about it. A mentor could probably give me some advice about what programme to take.’
Halil Süzülmüs (20), is studying Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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'I’m still in doubt about which master’s to do, so I’m going to take a gap year after my bachelor’s to give me time to think about it. I’m not really interested in lab work; I prefer to deal with people. A mentor could probably give me some advice about what programme to take.’
Halil Süzülmüs (20), is studying Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Sign up for the Mentor Network of Leiden University:
Solliciteren is zo makkelijk nog niet. Mentor Fabienne Smith helpt Laurens Van Der Poel met de eerste stappen na zijn studie. Ook hulp van een mentor? Meld je aan voor ons Mentornetwerk: [ Universiteitleiden.nl Link ]
Discover the universe with a drink in your hand: come and join Astronomy on Tap!
Inspired by the recent discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 planets, the theme of this evening is ‘Exoplanets’. Have a drink and learn about the universe from mini-lectures, astronomy quizzes and games. Whether you know a lot or nearly nothing about astronomy, everyone is welcome!
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Deze week kunnen kleuters hun knuffel beter maken in het LUMC. Organisator IFMSA-Leiden hoopt hiermee de angst van kinderen voor het ziekenhuis weg te nemen. Dat lukt aardig!
‘A good initiative,’ says Jos Schouwstra (22) about the online mentor network. She is studying Asian Studies (master’s), a ‘really broad’ programme. That’s what makes it so good; it gives you so many options, from tourism and the business sector to government and museums. But having so many options means it’s difficult to make a choice. I think a lot of students struggle with the same problem...
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Ervaar zelf hoe het is om te studeren! Kom Proefstuderen bij de bacheloropleidingen van 30 maart t/m 1 april.

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Experience for yourself what it’s like to study! Come to the Experience Days for Leiden’s bachelor’s programmes from 30 March to 1 April.

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Welkom kinderen! Deze week is het Teddy Bear Hospital in het Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum. Kleuters brengen hun zieke knuffelbeesten en studenten geneeskunde vervullen de rol van berenarts: goo.gl/rVPkDA
‘I could use the network to approach mentors from different specialisations to get a better idea about their work. I’d also like to know whether the job they’re doing now is something they had always wanted to do.’
Folkertje Bergsma (24), studying Medicine.

Sign up for the mentor network and ask your questions to Leiden alumni:
Dat je de mentoren in ons Mentornetwerk om méér kunt vragen dan sollicitatietips en netwerken, bewijzen student Kevin Oost en mentor Arne Driessen.
Wat denken onze onderzoekers van de verkiezingsuitslag? Wij vroegen historicus Geerten Waling, politicoloog Tom Louwerse en hoogleraar Staats- en Bestuursrecht Wim Voermans om een reactie. [ Universiteitleiden.nl Link ]
Pavement café season has started! #spring
En de winnaar is…
Met reacties van wetenschappers, kiezers, burgemeesters en politici versloegen studenten en docenten van Journalistiek en Nieuwe Media Universiteit Leiden live de verkiezingsavond op Unity FM en een live blog: goo.gl/sUUpdE
‘I want to work for an NGO. I could do with some help with networking, like how do you get started, and what are the best organisations to contact about an internship or traineeship? A mentor can also help as a way of getting into an organisation or company.’
Dani Spizzichino from Italy is doing a master’s in European and International Human Rights Law.

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Radio en weblog over de verkiezingen in Leiden door studenten van Journalistiek en Nieuwe Media. Zie
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Is the ballot box locked? Is it impossible to look inside the voting booth?
These international students are acting as election observers in polling stations, monitoring whether the voting is in line with the rules. #DutchElections
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De stembureaus zijn geopend! Heb jij al gestemd? #TK2017

Lees meer in ons verkiezingsdossier en luister voor de live-uitslagen vanavond naar Leiden Kiest van studenten Journalistiek en Nieuwe Media | Universiteit Leiden bij Unity FM
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Leiden Kiest: Radiouitzending over de verkiezingen

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