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News for UvA EB students

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Results: 1 - 20 of 786
  • Homework Hub
    19 Oct 2020
    The CDO team will be launching the Homework Hub on October 28 with the aim of closing the education gap and improving the representation for marginalized students within academia.
  • What does the Events team do at UvA EB?
    14 Oct 2020
    There are quite a few sections, departments and teams at Economics and Business. We’re usually well-informed about the role of our own team, but what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we spoke to the ...
  • External committee on social safety to report at the end of October
    12 Oct 2020
    The external committee that is examining the UvA’s system of reports and complaints relating to social safety will issue its report at the end of October.
  • Not a lot of face-to-face teaching activities, few study places available, yet still a lot of empty rooms – how come?
    9 Oct 2020
    Anyone who wants to visit the campus to study must book a study place, as the number of available ones is limited. So why are there so many empty spots, and why aren't they being filled? There are a number of reasons ...
  • What does the Student Engagement team do at UvA EB?
    7 Oct 2020
    There are quite a few sections, departments and teams at Economics and Business. We’re usually well-informed about the role of our own team, but what kind of work are the other teams doing? This week we spoke to the ...
  • Welcome FSR EB 2020-2021
    7 Oct 2020
    The Faculty Student Council (FSR) is the democratically elected participation body representing EB students. If you want to say something about the course of affairs at UvA Economics and Business (EB) or if you want ...
  • 2021 draft budget: financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic and investments in teaching, research and valorisation
    6 Oct 2020
    Various organisational units at the UvA, as well as the university as a whole, are being adversely impacted by the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, driving up costs and driving down revenues. Because of ...
  • Submit your MSc thesis for the ASF Sustainable Future Prize
    6 Oct 2020
    A Sustainable Future (ASF) is excited to announce the new 'ASF Sustainable Future Prize' for a high-quality master's thesis focusing on one of ASF's sustainability research themes.
  • See results with Kaltura video quiz and online training prolonged
    5 Oct 2020
    In the coming months, improvements and functional additions will be made to Kaltura. As of 6 October it will be possible to view the results of video quizzes in Kaltura or in Canvas Gradebook. In addition, you will ...
  • Cancellation play The Learning Curve
    30 Sep 2020
    Due to the tightened Corona measures The Learning Curve plays unfortunately have been cancelled.
  • Diversity Officer stays on for three more years
    30 Sep 2020
    Anne de Graaf will continue as UvA’s Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for another three years. De Graaf began her work in November 2017 as a consequence of the presentation of the Diversity Committee's final report in ...
  • Highlighted: IIS electives Degrowth and University Masterclass: Europe, China & Geopolitical Strategy
    28 Sep 2020
    Last call! Some interdisciplinary electives that will start soon still have room for some extra students! For example, enrol to Degrowth (6 EC) or University Masterclass: Europe, China & Geopolitical Strategy (3 EC).
  • Easily create, collaborate and share videos with Kaltura
    22 Sep 2020
    With the new online video tool Kaltura you can easily record, edit and share videos such as presentations, trial conversations and pitches. Video ready? Then simply submit the video to your course in Canvas, because ...
  • Growth in Dutch life expectancy falls short of projections
    16 Sep 2020
    Dutch life expectancy projections have been revised downwards as a result of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Association (AG) Mortality Research Committee’s new prognosis.
  • Back on campus
    16 Sep 2020
    Even though the Roeterseiland Campus is still empty, colleagues are sometimes able to go the office for a day or 2 each week. How do Florian Wagener (Quantitative Economics section) and Massimo Giuliodori (Macro & ...
  • Update on new University Library: construction in full swing
    16 Sep 2020
    Exactly one year ago today, the first pile was driven for the new University Library. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, construction on the new University Library in the University Quarter is going steadily. Work ...
  • Skills Training sessions bring students to campus
    9 Sep 2020
    This week, nearly 1,000 EB Master’s students began their Professional Skills Training. It was possible to schedule all students who wanted to take part in the on-campus tutorials where they will participate in small ...
  • Invitation to conversations and a play on social safety
    9 Sep 2020
    In September and October the Social Safety Taskforce organizes group conversations and the performance of a play called The Learning Curve, to raise awareness of socially unsafe situations in academia, while at the ...
  • The Intro-Days part 2 are in full swing
    9 Sep 2020
    During the first three weeks of the academic year, new Bachelor’s and (pre)Master’s students have been participating in various online introduction activities to get to know UvA Economics and Business and their ...
  • Urkund replaces Turnitin as plagiarism tool in Canvas
    7 Sep 2020
    As of the start of the new academic year Urkund will be the new tool for plagiarism detection in Canvas.