Who are these people organising the evenings, events, and all the other cool Contrast stuff that is happening? This group of everyday superheroes is most commonly known as the Contrast board. Here is a little bit about Nienke. Anita, Marianne, Janno, Martin, Liesbeth, Vere, Huibert and Johanneke.
Welcome to Leiden! Contrast Leiden connects Dutch and international students and is brought to you by Christian students from around Leiden. Our aim is to make international students feel at home in Leiden. Contrast organizes lots of informal, small-scale events during which you can really, properly meet other Dutch and international students, and hopefully build friendships. You don’t have to be a Christian to come along; everyone is welcome (Dutch students are most welcome too!). We are looking forward to meeting you!
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It’s almost the end of the year and sadly a lot of you will be leaving the Netherlands. There are a few things to consider when you’re leaving. Have you planned your first visit to one of your new friends? Did you eat enough Dutch pancakes? What to do with your furniture and other goods […]
Once a year, on the 4th and 5th of May, the Dutch people remember the events of the Second World War. The fourth of May is Remembrance Day, when we commemorate the soldiers and civilians who fell for freedom and justice during the Second World War. Remembrance Day is a national holiday, and thus a […]
After reading a description about Contrast in Leiden University’s guide booklet I thought that I could find people in that group that would be interested in knowing me, learning about my culture, sharing their lives, faith and culture with me and caring about my needs. And that’s exactly what happened! – Mayara C. Faria, Brazil