Conference | Best practices meeting
International Student Experience
- Monday 12 March 2018
2300 CS Leiden
This meeting provides an opportunity for university academic and support staff to jointly reflect on enhancement of the international student experience at Leiden University. International students are also most welcome to attend this event and contribute to the debate by sharing their personal experiences.
Showcase of initiatives
At this event the university will showcase key central initiatives aimed at the continuous improvement of the experience of our international students. These initiatives are aimed at providing targeted pre-and post-arrival support for students as well as improving communication with international students during their trajectory from prospective student to alumnus.
|13:30 ‑ 14:00||Registration for break-out sessions|
|14:00 ‑ 14:30||Welcome and panel discussion|
|14:30 ‑ 15:00||Overview of central ISE projects|
|15:00 ‑ 15:15||Coffee break|
|15:15 ‑ 16:30||
Sharing of best practices in break-out sessions
|16:30 ‑ 17:00||Recap|
|17:00 ‑ 18:00||Drinks|
The speaking language of the meeting will be decided based upon the preferences of the attendees. You can indicate your preference on the registration form.
- Buddy programme Faculty of Science
International students are paired to current Science students to make the international students feel welcome and to help them finding their way.
Gloria Schildwacht (email@example.com), Margot Moeslinger
- Cross Cultural Community course
A course for students in Computer Science, and other science programme to develop cross cultural skills.
Annemart Berendse (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- English taught semester at Biomedical Sciences
A fully English taught semester where local students and incoming international students form a truely international classroom.
Evelien Hack (email@example.com)
- Internationalisation committee of study association MFLS
LisCo was founded as a committee to make the stay of international students at LUMC more pleasant.
Jozif Vlaski (firstname.lastname@example.org) + member Internationalisation committee
- Humanities buddy programma for master students
Each year, many students come to Leiden, and many find a home away from home thanks to the Humanities Master’s Buddy Programme.
Namrata de Leeuw (email@example.com), Marliese Vollebregt (firstname.lastname@example.org), Olivier Faijgenblat
- Communication and community building at the International Bachelor Psychology
How to create a sense of community and manage expectations?
Jennifer Martin (email@example.com), Florine Weekenstroo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Global Lounge + community building
In the Global Lounge students and staff can meet, in an international setting, watch the news from all over the world, find information about partner universities and lot’s more.
Anette van Sandwijk (email@example.com)
- Pantomime / Dies Fatalis
An activity to bring together LUC students and staff
Hungwah Lam (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Residence Life Programme
The Residence Life Programme supports students in their academic pursuits, personal growth and participation in the community.
Jantien Delwel (email@example.com)
- Student Counselling at LUC
Two SEA Student Life Counsellors are working at LUC. Depending on students’ problems and circumstances, solutions and support may be offered.
Vinanda Kapooria (firstname.lastname@example.org), Ranoe Sewrattan (email@example.com)
- Career services for international students
SEA offers career support for local and international students.
Sophie Blok (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- International student panel
The Faculty of Science set up a panel with international students to function as a sounding board within the faculty community.
Gloria Schildwacht (email@example.com)