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Communication Science

Results: 1 - 40 of 66
Results: 1 - 40 of 66
  • Sign up for Meet Your Mentor
    14 Oct 2021
    Are you a Dutch-speaking Master's student or third-year Bachelor's student at the FMG and are your roots in Turkey, North Africa, Asia, Suriname or the Antilles and/or are you a first-generation student? Do you want ...
  • Major ICT maintenance 20 and 21 November
    11 Oct 2021
    The major ICT maintenance work weekend will be taking place on Saturday, 20 November and Sunday, 21 November. During this weekend access to a few systems will be limited as a result of this work.
  • Teaching at building JK on Roeterseiland Campus moved as a precaution, first rooms reopened
    8 Oct 2021
    The amount of air being blown into lecture rooms at the UvA is systematically and periodically checked. In recent weeks, measurements have been taken in the JK building on the Roeterseiland Campus (REC JK). On Friday ...
  • 5 questions on ventilation in UvA buildings
    6 Oct 2021
    Making sure there is enough fresh air is one of the four basic rules designed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. But what about the ventilation in the UvA’s buildings? This article sets out some key points.
  • Events at the UvA and the coronavirus entry passes
    27 Sep 2021
    Many coronavirus restrictions in the Netherlands have been scrapped. At the same time, the coronavirus entry pass has been introduced and capacity restrictions continue to apply for certain locations. In this update ...
  • Last measures in higher education to be dropped
    16 Sep 2021
    The last measures in higher education will be withdrawn on 25 September and ‘normal’ education on the campus is getting closer. We are pleased with this news, but also understand that some people might find it ...
  • Slides Introduction days Master's tracks are available
    10 Sep 2021
    Last Tuesday week the introduction days of Master's programmes of Communication Science took place. Download the slides of the different Master's track presentations by clicking on one of the links below.
  • Slides introduction days are available!
    2 Sep 2021
    Last Tuesday (31 August) and Thursday (2 September) the introduction days of the Bachelor and the Master's programmes of Communication Science took place. Download the slides of the presentations by clicking on one ...
  • New academic year: safe return to campus
    1 Sep 2021
    We can all help to ensure the safest possible return to campus at the start of the new academic year next week. This update contains details on what you can do and what the UvA is doing to make sure that everyone ...
  • Update on the attendance requirement, examinations and more
    25 Aug 2021
    On Friday 13 August 2021, the UvA learned that the 1.5-metre rule will cease to apply in higher education settings with effect from 30 August 2021. This means that face-to-face education on campus can resume in the ...
  • Conditions for lifting 1.5 metre rule determined
    16 Aug 2021
    As announced during the government COVID-19 press conference on Friday, 13 August, the 1.5-metre social distancing regulation will no longer apply to higher education institutions as of 30 August. As a result, we ...
  • End of 1.5-metre distancing for higher education
    13 Aug 2021
    During the press conference on Friday, 13 August, the government announced that the 1.5-metre distancing rule will be dropped at higher education institutions from September. The UvA is looking forward to a new ...
  • Opportunity to order free self-tests extended
    2 Aug 2021
    Due to ongoing infection rates, the opportunity to order free self-tests via www.zelftestonderwijs.nl has been extended. Below you can read more about why and when you can take a self-test, and how to order them.
  • 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 ...