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Results: 1 - 40 of 53
Results: 1 - 40 of 53
  • Preparation for academic year 2021-Information on orientation events, self-testing and more2022 without measures continues
    16 Jul 2021
    Earlier, we wrote that we are preparing for an academic year in which we will abandon the 1.5-metre rule. The exact measures will become clear on 13 August. In this update, we provide more clarity on orientation ...
  • Be careful when using webcam covers on laptops
    29 Jun 2021
    At the end of May we handed out webcam covers at a number of UvA locations. Their use can occasionally cause problems with certain types of laptops: the MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro.
  • Preparation for academic year 2021-2022 without measures continues
    24 Jun 2021
    The number of coronavirus infections is falling. More and more people have been vaccinated or are able to schedule an appointment, and we are preparing for a new academic year without restrictive measures. Below you ...
  • Service desks not available by phone
    14 Jun 2021
    Our Service Desks and information desks are currently not available by phone due to a telephone disruption.
  • Update education in September
    3 Jun 2021
    We are happy to see that the corona situation in the Netherlands is improving swiftly. It looks like we can offer on campus education again in September. With this email, we would like to inform you about how we are ...
  • Academic year 2021-2022: Return to campus
    3 Jun 2021
    The end of the academic year is approaching, and so we look ahead to the new academic year - a year in which education will once again take place on campus. Expectations are that the circumstances towards the end of ...
  • Diversity afternoon FMG on 14 June
    2 Jun 2021
    You are most welcome to sign up for a workshop and/or for the panel discussion.
  • Re-enrol now to register for first-semester courses
    11 May 2021
    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 2021-2022
  • Self-tests now available to order online for free
    6 May 2021
    Recently, more education on campus became possible within limits. In order to keep the number of infections as low as possible, it is important for everyone who comes to campus to perform regular self-tests. These ...
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    Going back to the UvA soon? Reset your wifi
    22 Apr 2021
    Are you going back to the UvA soon? Then reset your wifi on your mobile phone and laptop through wifiportal.uva.nl. You can already do this from home.
  • Easing of restrictions for universities from 28 April
    22 Apr 2021
    Tuesday night it was confirmed that universities will be able to offer more educational activities on campus again from 28 April, in conjunction with making self-testing available and enforcing common coronavirus ...
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    Check your links to online resources
    20 Apr 2021
    Do you have links to databases, e-books or e-journals stored in your browser favorites or in one of the citation tools (RefWorks, Zotero or Mendeley) with proxy.uba.uva.nl:2048 or proxy.uba.uva.nl:2443 in the URL? ...
  • We are preparing for more physical activities on the campus
    14 Apr 2021
    We are hoping for an announcement next week that students in higher education will be able to return to the UvA more often from 26 April onwards, but the government has postponed its decision on the matter. In the ...
  • Possibility of easing restrictions on higher education at end of April
    24 Mar 2021
    Unfortunately, the government did not announce any immediate easing of the restrictions on higher education at last night's press conference. However, universities may be able to deliver more face-to-face education ...
  • UvA and AUAS repel cyber attack
    19 Mar 2021
    The UVA and AUAS were the targets of a major cyber attack in February and March 2021. This cyber attack did not lead to system failures, hijacking or ransom requests. All servers and systems of the UvA and AUAS have ...
  • New layout for login screen SURF services
    11 Mar 2021
    When you log in to one of SURF's services, for example SURFspot and Research Drive, you will be presented with a login screen (SURFconext) where you indicate which institution you belong to. In the list you then ...
  • Update cyber security 08-03-2021
    8 Mar 2021
    Accounts blocked for users who have not yet changed their password
  • Update cyber security 02-03-2021
    2 Mar 2021
    Please avoid getting locked out of your UvA user account by changing your UvAnetID as soon as possible. If you are one of the more than 80,000 users of the UvA and AUAS systems who have already done so, we thank you ...
  • Update cyber security 01-03-2021
    1 Mar 2021
    In this update, we again draw attention to changing your password. More than 70,000 colleagues and students have already done so. Thanks for that! Have you not changed your password yet? Then do it as soon as ...
  • Deadline approaching: Change your password
    26 Feb 2021
    As a result of the cyber attack on the UvA and AUAS, it is important that all staff and students change their UvAnetID password. Are you one of the 26,000 people who have already changed their password? There’s no ...
  • Academic year 2021-2022 and reduction on tuition fees
    25 Feb 2021
    Any relaxation of the measures for higher education is not to be expected in the short term, as also became apparent yesterday at the government's press conference. For the new academic year, we are assuming that ...
  • Update cyber security 24-02-2021
    24 Feb 2021
    We are still working hard to limit the consequences of the cyber-attack. All students and staff have now been notified that they have to change their passwords. The call to do so is being well heeded.
  • Update cyber security 23-02-2021
    23 Feb 2021
    We are working very hard to repel the cyber-attack. We are closely monitoring all ICT systems and are working hard to clean them up. Investigations have shown that the hackers have access to the encrypted passwords. ...
  • Update cyber security 22-02-21
    22 Feb 2021
    We’re working hard behind the scenes to limit the impact of the cyber attack. Within ICT Services in particular, employees are working overtime to ensure that education and research can continue as smoothly as possible.
  • Update cyber security 19-02-21
    19 Feb 2021
    The situation concerning cyber security remains the same as yesterday. Education and research at the UvA and AUAS are currently experiencing very little hindrance from the cyber-attack: all systems are online and ...
  • Update: Cyber security 18-02-21
    18 Feb 2021
    Education and research at the UvA and AUAS are currently experiencing very little hindrance from the cyberattack: all systems are online and available for use.
  • AUAS and UvA target of cyber attack (update)
    17 Feb 2021
    The Security and Operations Center of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and University of Amsterdam (UvA) have found that an unknown third party has gained access to the ICT environments of the AUAS ...
  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences buildings open at 12:00 on Monday 8 Feb
    7 Feb 2021
    Due to the extreme weather conditions, the Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) issued code orange for Monday morning, 8 February. The buildings of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences will therefore open ...
  • Presentations GSC (pre-)Master's Introduction Day
    3 Feb 2021
    Did you miss the introduction day or do you want a recap? You can find the general presentation and the separate track/programme presentations below.
  • My UvA App now supports push notifications for timetable changes
    3 Feb 2021
    In the My UvA App you now have the option to be notified of the latest timetable changes. With this new feature, the UvA is continuing to work on improving the information provision to students.
  • Impact of curfew on the UvA
    22 Jan 2021
    The government has announced a number of measures to tighten the coronavirus lockdown, including a curfew from 21:00 as of Saturday 23 January. All activities should be stopped at least an hour before the start of ...
  • Education in Block 4 will be online
    15 Jan 2021
    As you might have heard, the prime minister has announced that the current lockdown will be prolonged at least through early February. We can imagine this might be difficult to hear. We hope that you continue to find ...
  • Extension of coronavirus measures, Keep in Touch campaign
    13 Jan 2021
    The current coronavirus measures will be extended by three weeks. This means that the measures currently in place for teaching at the UvA will also be extended until (at least) 9 February 2021. Below you can read ...
  • Education in block 3 completely online
    15 Dec 2020
    On Monday evening, the Dutch Prime Minister announced a new lockdown in the Netherlands. This lockdown has numerous consequences, which you can find on this website. While our December on-campus education is now ...
  • We are going to protect you better against fake emails
    15 Dec 2020
    Increasingly, employees, students and business contacts receive fake UvA emails, which are almost indistinguishable from real UvA emails. This is not only annoying, but can also be harmful. To counteract this, we are ...
  • Services.uva.nl - the place with information about ICT disruptions
    9 Nov 2020
    Services.uva.nl is the place where the UvA informs you about ICT disruptions. This services page is always available because it is placed outside of our own digital environment.
  • Limit the amount of data traffic via VPN
    30 Mar 2020
    Check services.uva.nl for more information and updates.
  • Major phishing attack on UvA and AUAS: be alert!
    23 Sep 2019
    Starting last week, the UvA and AUAS have been bombarded with phishing emails. The phishing attacks seem designed to send huge amounts of spam from the hijacked accounts. Be alert: do not click on links in these ...
  • Have you checked out the new UvAnetID website?
    20 Sep 2019
    You might have already noticed that id.uva.nl has gotten a new and fresh design.
  • Milestone: 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi users
    13 Sep 2019
    This week we measured 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi network users, the highest amount ICT Services has ever measured in one day. A milestone to be proud of! We have access to a Wi-Fi network so advanced, it is able to ...