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Training and workshops

Graduation: continuous support group

Feelings of uncertainty about your graduation is part of the graduation phase. But if it’s too much to handle, and it becomes too big a challenge for your actual graduation, the Graduation support group is there to help.

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If you encounter obstacles in the progress of the final phase of your graduation, or if you are unsure about what is expected of you, your actual graduation might seem far away. Because you’re studying independently during the graduation phase, you obviously have less contact with fellow students and teachers than during previous phases.

The Graduation support group offers:

  • Contact with fellow students who are in a comparable situation
  • A driving forceRegularity and structure

Date and time

This is a continuous group, on Tuesdays, from 09:30 to 11:00

The group is also offered in Dutch (Afstudeergroep), on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Target group

International and Dutch students from the UvA and universities of applied sciences who are in their graduation phase.

We expect that you

  • Participate in all group meetings.
  • Make and keep agreements on a weekly basis aimed at your own graduation.
  • Have weekly telephone contact with another participant for support and motivation.

Practical information

  • Language: English and Dutch
  • Location: Roeterseiland Campus (REC). The exact location will be made known after you have registered.
  • Participation: a maximum of 12 participants
  • Please note that it is important - for yourself and for the group - that you are able to attend all sessions
  • Costs: free of charge
  • Offered by the Student Psychologists (UvA Student Services)


You cannot register at this time. Due to measures regarding the coronavirus, the Student Psychologists Office is closed until at least Monday 6 April 2020.