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Results: 201 - 220 of 652
  • 11 Apr 2018
    Econometrics World Championship bring world’s brightest students to the UvA

    Harvard, Cambridge, Oxford or perhaps the University of Amsterdam? Which university will be crowned econometrics world champion? From 11 to 13 April, 120 of the world’s best and brightest students from across the ...

  • 10 Apr 2018
    New flexible education building on Roeterseiland Campus

    At the start of academic year 2019-2020, the range of lecture rooms at the Roeterseiland Campus (REC) will be expanded.

  • 9 Apr 2018
    Prizes awarded to best ideas for increasing UvA’s accessibility

    On 22 March the three best ideas for making the UvA more accessible for students with diverse backgrounds were rewarded with a prize. The ideas were submitted in response to a call made by President of the Executive ...

  • 6 Apr 2018
    Search engine with Dutch passwords

    A search engine containing ‘millions of Dutch passwords’ has appeared online. If a password is linked to an email address, the first two characters are shown. Following this news, the UvA’s ICTS Services has carried ...

  • 5 Apr 2018
    SummerFest Roeterseiland is back!

    Save the Date, on Thursday 21 June from 16:30 to 21:00 to celebrate the end of the academic year with your fellow students and/or colleagues!

  • 5 Apr 2018
    Completion of provisional design for interior of new University Library

    The provisional design for the interior of the new University Library by interior architects MVSA Architects was agreed this week. Among the defining elements of the design are its use of colour, a reference to the ...

  • 4 Apr 2018
    Team AcaBoo in Philips Innovation Award final

    AcaBoo, a team from the minor in Entrepreneurship, has made it to the final of the Philips Innovation Award. AcaBoo is book streaming service which provides you with unlimited access to textbooks for a fixed monthly fee.

  • 3 Apr 2018
    Lecturer of the Year faculty winners in the limelight

    The faculty winners of the 2018 Lecturer of the Year award have been announced. Between 12 and 18 February, over 1,500 UvA students voted for their favourite lecturers. Each faculty and corresponding Faculty Student ...

  • 28 Mar 2018
    Do you have a good idea for an event organised by and for students?

    The Amarna foundation makes an amount of €5,000 availble for the organisation of an event by and for students. This could for example be a lecture, debate, theater play, concert or exhibition.

  • 28 Mar 2018
    Minor in Entrepreneurship: two teams in the semi-finals

    Two teams from the minor in Entrepreneurship, AcaBoo and De Bierbakkers, have advanced to the Philips Innovation Award semi-finals.

  • 27 Mar 2018
    Representative advisory bodies endorse proposal for new allocation model

    On 9 March, the Joint Meeting of the COR and CSR agreed to the proposal for a new allocation model. The aim of this model is to distributing the UvA’s direct funding (government grant and tuition fees).

  • 21 Mar 2018
    EB Lecturer of the Year: Maarten Pieter Schinkel

    After winning the Van der Schroeff Award in January, Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel has now been chosen by UvA Economics and Business students as the faculty’s winner in the 2018 UvA Lecturer of the Year ...

  • 20 Mar 2018
    Take part in the Roeterseiland Football Tournament

    Students and employees of institutes and departments based at the Roeterseiland Campus and at Science Park are invited to take part in the 59th edition of the Roeterseiland Football Tournament on 25 May.

  • 16 Mar 2018
    Extended library opening hours and 750 additional study places during examination period

    Are you looking for somewhere to study during the examination period? All of the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms during this period. During the peak period, from Monday ...

  • 14 Mar 2018
    UvA campus nominated for architecture award

    The new Roeterseiland Campus has been nominated for the 2018 RIBA International Prize. Architectural firms from all over the globe hope to win this award. In total, 62 firms from 29 countries have enrolled in this ...

  • 13 Mar 2018
    Update on the legal status of Turnitin

    Currently, there are no legal barriers proscribing the use of Turnitin plagiarism detection software.

  • 12 Mar 2018
    UvA wants new building at Amsterdam Science Park for education, research and collaboration

    The UvA wants to invest in a new building at Amsterdam Science Park where education, research and collaboration with the business community, knowledge institutions and social partners all come together in the field ...

  • 7 Mar 2018
    Last call to take part in the National Student Survey

    The response to date of our BSc and MSc programmes is 15-20% on average. A response rate of 30%-40% would give a more complete picture of satisfaction levels for our programmes. If you haven't taken the survey, do it ...

  • 6 Mar 2018
    Updating the Strategic Plan: join the discussion

    Even though we are only half way through the period covered by the UvA's Strategic Plan for 2015-2020 there is plenty of reason to revisit the plan. The project team for the mid-term Strategic Plan invites students ...

  • 5 Mar 2018
    GDPR project group launched

    The UvA has launched a project group to prepare the university for the transition to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The project group, managed by Dominique Campman, will ensure the UvA achieves the ...