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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As winter is here, the need to warm up over a coffee or hot chocolate grows. We’ve listed a few of our favourite places to go to on a cold and rainy day. Or any day. 🙂 1. Suppiershuysinghe Het Suppiershuysinge | Gerecht 2 The Suppiershuysinge, or Koffiehuisje, has got to be one of the […]
Introduction You may have seen the host of Black (or coloured) Petes that swarmed all over the Leiden Market Saturday before last. Maybe you even caught a glimpse of the holy man himself: Sinterklaas! But who is Sinterklaas, or Saint Nicholas? Since Contrast is organizing a Sinterklaas Party on December 9th, we feel an […]
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