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About Us

who we really are

The Department of Media Communications at Webster University Leiden strives to provide a great balance of theoretical understanding and hands on practical experience in the rapidly evolving realm of Media Communications for our students. This departmental site is a place for us to showcase the amazing work of our students, faculty, and other information for and about students interested in Media Communications.


Exploring the ever changing world around us and the medium through which the message is sent.


Creating the future today with the latest knowledge and skills in digital media, photography, and video production.


Sharing the theoretical and practical understanding of contemporary issues and skill sets in the field of Media Communications.

From the blog

the happenings and inspirations from the department


3D Printing Workshop Friday March 3rd

By: Sean

The Department of Media Communications presents the first 3D Printing Workshop at the Leiden campus. Come explore new marketplaces created by the 3D printing industry and learn some best practices… 3D Printing Workshop Friday March 3rd


Adobe Creative Cloud for Media Communications Students

By: Sean

  As announced this past summer (press release), Webster University has teamed up with Adobe to provide full access to Adobe Creative Cloud for all students currently enrolled as a… Adobe Creative Cloud for Media Communications Students


City Portrait: Leiden

By: Sean

By Monica Barrasa Senior/Media and Communications Madrid, Spain Photography and PR All Pictures contained in this post are copyrighted with all rights reserved (C) Monica Barrasa 2016 Cityscape: Leiden is… City Portrait: Leiden


Student resource – Lynda.com

By: Sean

As students of Webster University you have access to one of the top video based training resources available, Lynda.com.  Lynda.com is an industry-leading video based training company that provides online… Student resource – Lynda.com


Calling all students! Leiden film contest

By: Sean

Are you passionate about being a student in the city of Leiden? Interested in sharing your thoughts on why Leiden is the best student city in the Netherlands for a… Calling all students! Leiden film contest

Our Team

Media Communications Faculty

Paul Manwaring

Co-Founder Glimworm

Carlos Roos

Audio Production

Sean M. Leahy

Head of Department

Clare Proctor

Public Speaking

Machteld Aardse

Visual Arts

John Loughlin

Video Production

Dara Colwell

Media Writing