• White Instagram Icon
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White YouTube Icon

© 2017. All rights reserved to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

WELCOME

to our blog!
 

We are a team of international students from all around the globe currently based at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam.

 

The Amsterdam Students blog is a collection of our experiences, ideas, adventures, tips and stories about living and studying in Amsterdam!

John Ellis

My name is John and I am an exchange student at VU Amsterdam from Lancaster University, England. I am currently on the third year of a four-year law degree. I decided that writing about my time in a different country, immersing myself in a different culture and community would be a brilliant opportunity that I could not miss, and studying abroad is something that I think more people should do. I hope you will enjoy my content while I am here at VU and look forward to telling you all about my experiences!

Nathan Choe

Hello, world! My names Nathan Choe. My parents are both from South Korea, but I was born & raised in America. I think diversity is so important to living a rich and full life. This is part of the reason I love Amsterdam. There is so much to see and experience here and in Europe in general!

Sara Maria Elfvengren

Hello everyone! I’m Sara, a psychology student and originally from the wonderful country known as Finland. I spend my time at a dance studio, playing the piano and watching Friends over-and-over again. I also enjoy eating and drinking coffee or a good class of vine, but who doesn’t.

Rohit Shaw

An engineer with an eye for detail and a passion for digital art.

I'm an MSc Computer Science student who was born and raised in India. I like telling stories through photos and videos, which makes me the one behind the camera in this team. Stay tuned for artisanal content!

Hannah Loheide-Niesmann

My name is Hannah and I am a first-year bachelor student at the VU studying history and international studies. I am always on the hunt for good bread (have I mentioned that I am German) and I love exploring my new home for the next three years.

I hope you enjoy our blog.

Juan Ignacio Emperador

I am from Palencia, with a "P", and I am studying Master's in International Technology Law. I have many different hobbies but my favourite one is to procrastinate. 

David Carson

Reading, writing, exploring in between; aspiring bon vivant masquerading as a master’s student. I moved to Amsterdam to study water management and found some courses on climate change to make sure that I stay busy. If I’m not entrenched in studies, I’m cooking, painting, or drinking copious amounts of wine. All of course between trips by bike around this wonderful seaside city! 

Please reload

Got a question for us?