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Results: 1 - 40 of 666
  • UvA Q student feedback system temporarily offline
    21 Sep 2021
    Due to a vulnerability in the UvA Q web application, unknown parties were this weekend able to gain access to a limited amount of data in the student feedback system. The intrusion was responded to quickly after ...
  • Foto Jandino Asporaat
    Jandino Asporaat on resilience and self-worth; 2021 Get Ready introduction programme inspires students and mentors
    20 Sep 2021
    Three days to bring out the best in yourself and get to know the UvA community: this summer's edition of the three-day Get Ready introduction programme was another resounding success, with useful workshops, an ...
  • Tray full of wine glasses
    Alcohol consumption in an academic setting – a peculiar convention
    14 Sep 2021
    Having a glass of wine or a beer at a work reception or university event is regarded by many as the most natural thing in the world – but we would like to see the UvA break that mould. Our new alcohol policy will ...
  • Increased number of tap water points and an end to the sale of bottled water
    9 Sep 2021
    The UvA will stop selling non-carbonated water in single-use packaging as of September 2021. To ensure that employees and students continue to have good access to drinking water, the university has been hard at work ...
  • Earn gift cards with your opinion by joining the UvA panel
    9 Sep 2021
    Would you like to give your opinion on all kinds of current topics at the University of Amsterdam? And earn gift cards in the process? Sign up for the UvA panel! As a panel member you will be invited to participate ...
  • The opening in the Aula
    Can we make a difference for Generation Alpha?
    8 Sep 2021
    ‘We’re opening a new academic year that once again provides more space for students and staff, more room for face-to-face teaching. I warmly welcome you to this new beginning,' said president of the Executive Board ...
  • New Roeterseiland health centre offers care for body and mind
    31 Aug 2021
    The UvA’s GP practice will be officially opening a new health centre on the Roeterseiland campus on 1 September. The centre will house branches of the UvA general practitioners office, Studentist dental practice, ...
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    UvA Library debuts with its own mobile app
    30 Aug 2021
    A new app offered by the UvA Library, in collaboration with Ex Libris, allows UvA students and staff to access the library services more easily from their mobile devices. The features on the app have been developed ...
  • Amsterdam council approves plan for University Quarter
    9 Jul 2021
    The Amsterdam municipal council has approved the UvA’s plans for the renovation of the University Quarter. Over the next ten years, the UvA will be restoring and preserving its monumental buildings on and around the ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Update on painting work at Allard Pierson
    8 Jul 2021
    The exterior of the Allard Pierson Museum is to be painted from 28 June to 10 September. In this update, the dates for building and taking down scaffolding have been changed, as the work in week 26 was progressing well.
  • Cyber-attack evaluation: crisis organisation worked well
    7 Jul 2021
    In February, AUAS and UvA were hit by a serious cyber-attack. Both institutions successfully repelled the attack, and were able to declare the situation ‘under control’ on 10 March. In order to learn from this event, ...
  • Dikran Kassabian appointed as student assessor UvA
    6 Jul 2021
    Political science student Dikran Kassabian has been appointed as student assessor of the University of Amsterdam by the Executive Board. Kassabian is the successor of Rijk van Beek and will start on September 1st for ...
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    Ticket draw for NSO performance of Wagner’s Ring cycle
    5 Jul 2021
    In August 2021, the Dutch Student Orchestra (NSO) will perform an adaptation of Richard Wagner's masterpiece Der Ring des Nibelungen. The adaptation is by Henk de Vlieger. The UvA is holding a ticket draw among ...
  • two hands are holding a digitally illustrated network
    The UvA launches new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science
    2 Jul 2021
    The University of Amsterdam has been given the go-ahead for the new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science. In this programme, students will learn to develop sustainable digital interventions that ...
  • Join the UvA panel!
    30 Jun 2021
    Would you voice your opinion on matters at the University of Amsterdam? Are there things the UvA can do better for example? Or do you have ideas on specific topics? Sign up now for the UvA panel. Through the panel ...
  • UvA appoints Samera Ouchene as ombudsperson
    30 Jun 2021
    As of 6 September 2021, Samera Ouchene will be the UvA’s ombudsperson. She has been appointed for a period of four years, with the option of being reappointed for two further terms. UvA ombudsperson is a full-time ...
  • NSE 2021: UvA students score the university a 3,83 out of 5
    23 Jun 2021
    The results of the National Student Survey have been published! Over 35% of all UvA students gave their opinion on their course programme and the university between January and March 2021. The results show that you ...
  • Dutch Higher Education Award: sign up your education team
    22 Jun 2021
    The Dutch Higher Education Premium is awarded every year by the Ministry of OCW to education teams that deliver a special performance. Nominated teams have a chance to win an amount of €1.2 million, €800,000 or ...
  • Win tickets for concert by J.Pzn Sweelinck orchestra in the Concertgebouw
    17 Jun 2021
    On Monday, 12 July, the UvA Orchestra J.Pzn Sweelinck will be presenting the same classical concert twice, including works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky. Join the raffle to win tickets for this programme in the ...
  • Roeterseiland
    Police community event ‘Waaks’ on Roeterseiland campus
    14 Jun 2021
    On Tuesday 15 June, from 16:00 to 18:00, the police will be on Roeterseiland campus with many officers in uniform and a tuk-tuk serving coffee. The officers will speak to dog owners and ask for their cooperation. ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Painting work at Allard Pierson
    14 Jun 2021
    The exterior of the Allard Pierson Museum is to be painted from 28 June to 10 September.
  • 2021 student council elections results
    11 Jun 2021
    On Friday, 11 June, the Central Voting Office (CSB) announced the election results of the annual student council elections, held from 31 May - 4 June.
  • UvA takes third place in SustainaBul sustainability ranking
    2 Jun 2021
    Last Friday, the SustainaBul, the national sustainability ranking for higher education institutes, was announced. The UvA finished in third place out of 32 participating institutions. This result shows we are taking ...
  • Roeterseiland Health Centre offers care for body and mind
    2 Jun 2021
    General practitioners, dentists, physiotherapists, a dietician and a practice of healthcare psychologists; all these health services are offered at the new Roeterseiland Health Centre, which will open later this ...
  • Start of fine-free return month for library books
    1 Jun 2021
    If you still have library books at home that have incurred fines of up to 100 euros, you may hand them in without penalty at the desk of one of our library locations during the month of June. Your fines will be ...
  • Access to 75 new databases through Adam Matthew Explorer
    1 Jun 2021
    The University Library has taken out a temporary subscription to Adam Matthew Explorer. This effectively adds no less than 75 databases to our collection for UvA students, lecturers and researchers.
  • Voting is open for the 2021 student council elections
    1 Jun 2021
    The polls are open! Between Monday, 31 May and Friday, 4 June, all UvA students can vote for the 2021 student council elections. You will find answers to the most important questions about the elections below:
  • New IIS Honours module: 'The next great/small transformation' starting in September 2021
    31 May 2021
    Society is facing urgent and complex challenges, such as climate change, inequality, pandemics and digitisation. Because these issues are firmly rooted in existing societal structures and institutions, shaping ...
  • Start of consultations on 2022 Framework Letter
    31 May 2021
    On 25 May 2021 the Executive Board adopted the 2022 Framework Letter subject to the approval of the general outline of the budget by the central representative advisory bodies. Staff and students now have until 14 ...
  • Caatje Kluskens named winner of the Sustainability Create a Course Challenge
    26 May 2021
    Caatje Kluskens, a 22-year-old Media and Culture student at the University of Amsterdam, pitched her idea for a course entitled ‘Food, Animals and the Environment: The relationship between humans, non-humans and the ...
  • New IIS Elective courses for first semester 2021-2022
    24 May 2021
    Every academic year, the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies offers a range of electives that are open to all UvA students. Next semester's electives include several new courses relevant to actual contemporary ...
  • Online lecture by Jan Lintsen on UvA finances
    20 May 2021
    On Wednesday, 2 June 2021 Executive Board member Jan Lintsen will be giving a lecture for students and employees for the third time, about UvA’s financial management and topical financial subjects. Registration is ...
  • Work location - Allard Pierson
    Renovation work on roof of Allard Pierson
    19 May 2021
    The roof of the building at Oude Turfmarkt is due for renovation. This is necessary because of leaks. To resolve this issue, the roofing is being replaced. Part of the roofing was already replaced in the summer of ...
  • Several physical exchange programmes to be allowed to go ahead, subject to conditions
    12 May 2021
    On 20 April, a decision was made to cancel all physical exchange programmes in the first semester of the 2021-2022 academic year. This decision was based on the advice against travelling worldwide and to give ...
  • Have your say on the campus university of the future
    4 May 2021
    The UvA is working on a vision of the education of the future, in which we describe what our education will look like if we make optimal use of the possibilities offered by the campus and digital resources. We ask ...
  • Anne de Graaf announces departure as CDO
    29 Apr 2021
    After four years as Chief Diversity Officer at the UvA, Anne de Graaf has decided to return to focusing fully on teaching, research and publishing. She will hand over her position as of 1 September 2021.
  • Vote for a new interdisciplinary elective course
    23 Apr 2021
    Out of 36 submitted ideas for the Create a Course Challenge Special Edition: Sustainability, 10 ideas have been selected. Cast your vote and help decide which ideas should continue in the race to become a new, ...
  • New: Direct link to PDF for articles in CataloguePlus
    13 Apr 2021
    Would you also like to get the link to the accompanying PDF at a glance when you find an article in CataloguePlus? The LibKey tool makes this possible for a large number of articles. The Library has a trial license ...
  • Ready to party? Sign up for the online (silent) disco on April 14
    1 Apr 2021
    Would you like to dance the night away? Enjoy the online (silent) disco on April 14. The event is free of charge for all students and employees of the University of Amsterdam.
  • “REC butterflies” will be part of the Amsterdam Light Festival again
    1 Apr 2021
    The “REC butterflies” (the artwork Butterfly Effect by Masamichi Shimada), will be on display again during the Amsterdam Light Festival.