Alumni in the spotlight
Leiden alumni find work in all kinds of interesting places. We gather the stories of our alumni and publish then regularly in our alumni newsletter and in Leidraad magazine. You can find all their stories on this page. They give a good impression of what life is like for Leiden alumni after they have graduated.
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Faces of Leiden University College The Hague
Twenty-two year old student of Leiden University College The Hague, Sara Kemppainen on her role as European Union Delegate at the G(irls)20 Summit, fo...
Thriller writer Jeroen Windmeijer: books have their own truth
With cultural anthropology alumnus Jeroen Windmeijer, Leiden has added another writer to the fold. Following the success of his religious-historical t...
A Change of Course: When Will We Realise We Are All In The Same Boat
Part Three: A Change of Course
Four pressured months trying to solve society’s woes
In the National Think Tank, 20 young academics spend four months mulling over a solution to a societal problem. Two Leiden alumni tell us more.
Following the Journey: When Will We Realise We Are All in the Same Boat?
Part Two: Land Ahoy! Casa Blanca
Inspire the Students: Crossing Borders
On September 28th, LUC alumni and students gathered at the second annual edition of Inspire the Students. The event’s theme, ‘Crossing Borders’, consi...
From refugees to expats: Dr Dennis helps them all
Patients who can’t afford medicine. Refugees who need help. Expats who are ill. All alongside research into obesity. Having trained as a doctor, Denni...
When Will We Realise We Are All in the Same Boat?
Part One: Casting off, Amsterdam
Alumna Gillian King: remedial educationalist and chicklit author
Clinical Child and Adolescent Studies graduate Gillian King has two different jobs. Together with a partner, she runs ‘Het Leerhuis,’ a support centre...
Alumnus Chris Colijn on his traineeship at a think tank, his master’s degree and advice for other graduates
What does life look like after International Studies? For Chris Colijn who graduated in 2018, it involves working on his master’s in Russian and Euras...