|Date:||28 July 2020|
What practical matters should you consider when you move to another country for your studies? Sinead created a list of all the things she wished she knew before moving to the Netherlands: from health insurances to banking systems and travelling options....
|Date:||20 July 2020|
Every country has its own education system and ways of doing things. When coming from abroad it can be difficult to adjust to doing things differently than you have done in whatever educational setting you were under in the past.
|Date:||14 July 2020|
Campus Fryslân may be small-scale but between all the students and staff we cover many continents. It can be a worry for many students to leave their comfort zone of the home that they grew up in and the friends they have always had. However, the decision...
|Date:||10 July 2020|
You wake up, go to the bathroom and realise that there is no water coming out of your tap, then wouldn’t you suddenly start thinking about the infrastructure around the tap (the pipes, the water company, water sources etc.)? Generally, when something gets...
|Date:||08 July 2020|
Within the pandemic, scientists move increasingly into the limelight. Their findings are more and more mixed and represented by their persona, which causes a wide polarization of attitudes towards certain scientists, some celebrate them like the saviors,...
|Date:||01 July 2020|
The Sustainability Ambassadors of Campus Fryslân are a group of enthusiastic students and staff that aim to promote sustainability at our faculty. In our blogs we give updates about our activities and write about sustainability-related topics.
|Date:||25 June 2020|
When moving to a new country it can be good to know a few words in the native language to help you get by more easily. Don’t get me wrong, the Dutch are among the best non-native speakers of English in Europe, however, being from a native English speaking...
|Date:||18 June 2020|
Different students, different stories. Now studying from home, first-year student Aidan creatively reflects on the process of both him and his suitcase traveling all the way up to Leeuwarden to study Global Responsibility & Leadership.
|Date:||15 June 2020|
As the saying goes, home is where the heart is and I find this to be very true especially when it comes to student rooms. It’s often unlikely that you will spend more than one or two years in the same room so it’s important to know how to make whatever...
|Date:||11 June 2020|
As a nature lover, I was really looking forward to experiencing fieldwork practice this year. Nonetheless, one of the many consequences of the current sanitary crisis was the cancellation of the fieldwork practice for the ecosystem processes and services...