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  • 24 Jun 2019
    Central Student Service Desk on Thursday, 27 June 2019

    On Thursday, 27 June, the Central Student Service Desk is open and available by phone till 15:00.

  • 20 Jun 2019
    Connection with network drives temporarily unavailable on Friday 28 June

    On Friday 28 June, between 18:00 and 22:00 maintenance work will be carried out on the network drives of the UvA.

  • 17 Jun 2019
    Bicycle clean-up operation on faculty and USC premises

    From 12 June all broken bicycles wil be tagged on faculty and USC premises. As of 8 July, broken and abandoned bicycles will be cleared from the bicycle racks. This will allow more students and employees to use ...

  • 17 Jun 2019
    Evacuation Science Park 904

    This morning at 12.00 an automatic fire alarm was activated on the fourth floor, due to a large amount of steam rising from a dish washer used for cleaning lab equipment.

  • 23 May 2019
    27 May to 5 June - Limited Library Services

    From Monday 27 May to Wednesday 5 June, the University Library will be switching over to a new library system. Our services will be restricted during this time. Read more about what temporarily is not possible.

  • 20 May 2019
    Public transport strike on Tuesday, 28 May: exams cancelled, class attendance optional (except ACTA and AUC)

    On Tuesday, 28 May, there will be no public transport throughout the Netherlands because of a strike. All UvA exams scheduled for that day will be cancelled and attendance at seminars and lectures will be optional. ...

  • 10 May 2019
    Re-enrol now to register for first-semester courses

    Course registration for first-semester courses will start in June. You can only register for courses if you have submitted a re-enrolment request for the academic year 2019-2020 in Studielink. Check the step-by-step ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    REC-E bike shed temporarily closed

    From Wednesday 24 April through the end of May, the REC-E bike shed will be closed due to building works being carried out during this period. Bikes and scooters may be parked in the underground facility at REC-A ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Closure of UvA buildings during spring holidays

    During the spring holidays most UvA buildings, study centres and catering locations will be closed.

  • 1 Apr 2019
    Free software for UvA students: Office 365 ProPlus

    From now on Office 365 ProPlus is available for free for all UvA students. This will give you access to the latest versions such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can download the software directly at ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Friday 12 April Blackboard temporarily unavailable

    On Friday 12 April maintenance work will be carried out on Blackboard between 18:00 and 20:00. During this maintenance work Blackboard will be temporarily unavailable.

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Maintenance inspection

    Starting on 1 April and running until late May, the annual inspection to schedule maintenance work will be taking place at Roeterseiland Campus. An inspector will be checking all the buildings to take measurements ...

  • 14 Feb 2019
    Registration system for FS reports temporarily unavailable

    Due to the launch of a new registration system for Facility Services, the FS forms will be temporarily unavailable for use from 12 noon on Thursday, 21 February until 12 noon on Friday, 22 February.

  • 29 Jan 2019
    Window cleaning Science Park

    From 4 February to 5 March the windows of Science Park 107 and 904 will be cleaned, both from the outside and inside of the building. You are kindly requested to accommodate the window cleaners where necessary.

  • 28 Jan 2019
    Nieuwe Achtergracht temporarily closed for traffic

    From Monday, 28 January through Friday, 1 February, cooling equipment at building REC BCD will be dismantled and removed. This work will take place between 07:00 and 17:00.

  • 18 Jan 2019
    Roeterseiland Campus bike racks cleared monthly

    As from January 2019, bicycle racks on the Roeterseiland Campus UvA premises will be cleared once a month. As well as keeping the racks serviceable, this also ensures emergency services can access the campus, if needed.

  • 17 Dec 2018
    Maintenance work at REC A bicycle basement

    During the Christmas break (Saturday, 22 December 2018 through Tuesday, 1 January 2019), maintenance work will be carried out in the REC A bicycle basement.

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Adjusted UvA opening hours during the holidays

    The Christmas recess will take place from Saturday, 22 December until Tuesday, 1 January. During this period most UvA buildings and facilities will be closed or have adjusted opening hours.

  • 11 Dec 2018
    Extra information regarding recent e-mail problems

    The past few months we have had recurring problems with the e-mail services of the UvA. During these incidents, UvA students e-mail was unavailable via Outlook and/or Webmail. Our administrators are aware of these ...

  • 16 Nov 2018
    New contemplation room

    A new contemplation room has been created in building REC J/K, room B.93 at Roeterseiland campus.

  • 30 Oct 2018
    Launch of new-design UvA website temporarily reversed

    The launch of the new design of the UvA website has been temporarily reversed. The new site went live on Monday morning, at 10:30, but unfortunately it soon became apparent that servers were becoming overloaded and ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Sewer works

    Starting on Monday 15 October and continuing through Friday 30 November, Waternet will be replacing the sewage system under Valckenierstraat. These works will take place between 07:00 and 16:00.

  • 25 Sep 2018
    Buy Doppers and USB cables from vending machines

    Do you ever have those days where you show up for an exam, but without your calculator? Or you're studying in the library and could really use a marker?

  • 30 Aug 2018
    Vacant property management of REC P Plantage Muidergracht 24

    In 2019 the REC P building at Plantage Muidergracht 24 will be renovated. The classrooms and institutes that were previously housed in REC P have already been relocated to other buildings at the UvA. A vacant ...

  • 28 Aug 2018
    Bike removal program on Roeterseiland campus

    From Friday 31 August, Amsterdam municipality will be conducting a ‘bike removal’ program on Roeterseiland campus at REC-A, REC-M and University property areas.

  • 27 Aug 2018
    Want faster Wi-Fi? Use the ‘uva’ or ‘eduroam’ networks

    As a student of the UvA you can use the ‘uva’ or ‘eduroam’ networks for a fast and secure connection.

  • 14 Aug 2018
    Arrange your re-enrolment by 31 August

    Arrange your re-enrolment and pay your tuition fees no later than 31 August.

  • 31 Jul 2018
    Move your bike during works on the REC E bicycle parking facility

    From Monday, 30 July, some bicycle racks will be removed from the large part of the REC E bicycle parking facility. Any bikes in the bicycle parking facility at that time will be moved and temporarily stored elsewhere.

  • 25 Jun 2018
    Regional transport strike as from Wednesday, 27 June

    A countrywide transport strike is set to take place as from Wednesday, 27 June. Exams, lectures and other activities at the UvA will continue as planned.

  • 22 May 2018
    15 Multidisciplinary PhD Positions in Digital and Data Journalism

    Visualising Topic Threads in News Data will investigate new techniques for multimodal topic thread discovery and visualization in large data sets.

  • 15 May 2018
    Re-enrol now for the 2018-2019 academic year to register for first-semester courses

    Arrange your re-enrolment and pay your tuition fees no later than 31 August. You can only register for first-semester courses if you have submitted a re-enrolment application.

  • 19 Apr 2018
    Data Science Meet & Greet Network event 25 april 2018

    Do you ever wonder; "How does data science look like in daily practice within a corporate?" Association CIO Platform Nederland will organize a Data Science Meet & Greet Network event on Wednesday April 25th in ...

  • 13 Apr 2018
    UvAQ and EvaSys temporarily unavailable on 19 and 20 April

    On Thursday 19 and Friday 20 April UvAQ and EvaSys will be updated.

  • 29 Mar 2018
    Future Festival Bootcamp 13, 14 & 15 April Startup Village Amsterdam

    Moneyou and DGTL Festival have teamed up to hack the future of payments at festivals. We challenge IT-, Design- and Business-students to come up with out-of-the-box payment solutions to make plastic coins and sharing ...

  • 29 Mar 2018
    Beta Career Event - 2018

    The BCE is an annual recurring career fair. Especially aimed at STEM-students (in Dutch: bèta-studenten) and organised by STEM-students, all from multiple disciplines. With a wide range of businesses, from start-ups ...

  • 23 Mar 2018
    Closure of UvA buildings during spring holidays

    During the spring holidays most UvA buildings, study centres and catering locations will be closed.

  • 2 Feb 2018
    Announcing TECH020: 22 February 2018 - Amsterdam Arena

    After 2 successful editions, TECH020 is coming back! On February 22, all Amsterdam newest tech-talents and international tech companies will meet at TECH020 to learn and grow.

  • 22 Jan 2018
    Update security leaks processors: Limited availability systems on 26 January and 2 February

    Earlier this month, we reported on security leaks that were found in the chips of current computer processors. In order to minimize security risks, maintenance work (including the installation of security patches) ...

  • 8 Jan 2018
    Safety leaks affecting processors

    In the past few days there have been news reports about the safety leaks ‘meltdown’ and ‘spectre’. The possible consequences of these leaks are currently being investigated. Up till now there have not been any ...

  • 15 Dec 2017
    Maintenance Blackboard Friday evening, 5 January

    On Friday, 5 January 2018, the feedback tool on Blackboard will be updated from 18:00 to 22:00.