Maaike Pikee, 29, started her internship at the Expat Centre Leiden in January. She is from Weesp but has lived in Leiden for a year. She studies European Studies at the University of Applied Sciences in The Hague.
Leiden University celebrated its 444th anniversary with a historical procession on 8 February. It celebrated this year’s Dies Natalis in time-honoured fashion with a ceremony in the Pieterskerk, but broke with tradition by sending professors out to primary schools.