Interview with Aneta from Vilnius: “Leeuwarden is a beautiful and cozy city”

Studying abroad comes with a lot of opportunities and the chance to meet students all around the world, and the university NHL Stenden is a perfect place for that. Meet the Creative Business student Aneta Gaidamovic, who is 21 years old girl from Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Aneta is a second-year student, and her hobbies are photography and design. I had the chance to interview her and ask her about her studies. More

YourPost’s DNA: Renée Kramer from the Netherlands

Good day everyone! My name is Renée, and I am a 22-year-old Creative Business student here in Leeuwarden. I was born in Espel, which is a very small village in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands. In Espel, there are a lot of farms and I was quite literally raised between the beautiful tulip and potato fields. You can definitely think of me as a farm girl, I don’t mind. But continue reading if you want to learn a bit more about me. More

YourPost’s DNA: Aleksandra Levunlieva from Bulgaria

Hi, there! My name is Aleksandra, but you can call me Aleks or Lexi. I am from a small city in the southwestern part of Bulgaria that is called Blagoevgrad, and it is famous for its nature and friendly and hospitable people. In fact, the city is very close to the Greece and North Macedonian border. You should definitely visit it someday. But enough for the town, let me tell you something about myself.  More

YourPost’s DNA: Iva Karamfilova from Bulgaria

Hello! My name is Iva. I am 20 years old, and I am from Vidin, Bulgaria. It is a small north-western town near the Danube river, close to the borders with Romania and Serbia. It is famous for the breathtaking medieval fortress called ‘Baba Vida’. I am a second-year student in the Creative Business course at NHL Stenden. In my spare time here, I love singing, watching movies, and going out in nature with friends. More

Bulgarians in Leeuwarden [1]

It’s not a surprise that the Netherlands is the place where many high school graduates go to in order to continue their studies. With friendly environment, rich culture and high-quality education, the country draws in students from a myriad of places around Europe and the world. Studying in the Netherlands has recently risen in popularity in my home country, Bulgaria. Just in NHL Stenden alone, there are well-over 100 Bulgarians, in all of the courses that the university has to offer. More

Huize Bacchus


Pepijn Jehee is the 25 years old chairman of S.V. Huize Bacchus, a student association based in Leeuwarden that started only two years ago. The association allows people to meet new people from different study programs and colleges all around Leeuwarden. It started when Pepijn and his friends frequently went to ‘Shooters’, a bar in Leeuwarden. There was a big group of students around him that wanted to join a student association, so they started one themselves. More

YourPost’s DNA: Anna Krause from Germany


Hey you! I’m new at the YourPost team and excited to contribute to the content. First things first, let me introduce myself really quick. My name is Anna Krause, I’m 22 years old and from Hamburg, Germany. I’m an easygoing person who loves good food (especially sushi) and good company. More

YourPost’s DNA: Annika Ehbrecht from Germay


My name is Annika, I am currently 20 years old and from Germany. I grew up in a small town, Göttingen, which is in the middle of Germany, and to me, it seems to have a similar flair to Leeuwarden, except that there are hills there. For a while now I have been living in Oldenburg, which is further in the north and only 3 hours by train from here. More

YourPost’s DNA: Lisa Saager from Germany


Hallo! My name is Lisa and I’m 19 years old. I come from the very north of Germany, near Kiel and about two months ago I moved to Leeuwarden to study here. Half a year ago I decided on studying Creative Business at NHL Stenden and I’ll presumably stay here for about 4 years until I finish my Bachelors Degree. I chose to come to Leeuwarden because of the university that offers degrees I couldn’t find similarly at any German university. Furthermore, I decided on the Netherlands because I have always been interested in speaking a lot of English and having a lot of international possibilities in the future. More

YourPost’s DNA: Martina Andrés from Spain

Hoi! My name is Martina, I am 20 years old and I come from Andalusia, in the south of Spain. I am an exchange student, studying Communication at NHL Stenden. I have been almost 2 months in Leeuwarden and I am going to be here till February. I came here because I really wanted to have this international experience, have the opportunity to know this wonderful and interesting country and meet people from all around the world. More

Final Jam: outstanding talents and musical performances, an unforgettable night

What had been Final Roar and Final Call last year, has now become one, Final Jam. The Music Management minor of Media & Entertainment Management NHL Stenden and the Student Council of Creative Business decided to collaborate to create an unforgettable evening on the 20th of July, outlined by a large variety of different national and international musicians. To give you a little insight behind the scenes, YourPost talked to the organizers and planners of Final Jam. More

Huize Bacchus: ‘Dum vivimus, vivamus,’ ‘Laat ons leven zolang we leven’

This week, I spoke to Pepijn Jehee (on the picture in the middel), 25 years old and chairman of S.V. Huize Bacchus. S.V. Huize Bacchus is a new student association based in Leeuwarden. The association allows people to meet new people from different study programs and colleges all around Leeuwarden. More

Language Café Leeuwarden, where internationals and locals connect, share and learn

Founded by Ilse Pixner, Nikki Webster, Inge de Boer, Marcel Keizer and Mirjam van Lenthe, five language teachers from NHL Stenden and the Friesland College, the Language Café has established itself to a popular meeting place for locals and internationals in Leeuwarden. More