Seven prominent North Korean exiles will shed new light on the dictatorial state in a conference hosted by Leiden University on 17 and 18 September. All of the speakers once held high-ranking positions in the regime and now reveal its inner workings.
Leiden University ranks 75th in the QS World University Ranking, just one place lower than last year. The results were published on 16 September by the educational consulting firm QS. Leiden is the second highest-ranking Dutch university on the list.
It may well be the best tradition in Leiden: immortalising your name in the ‘Sweat Room’ after receiving your diploma. But is it really immortalised? The names were at risk due to crumbling plaster. Fortunately, a crowdfunding project was able to save this beloved ritual.