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Help if you run into problems with your thesis

Last modified on 09-04-2024 16:55
If you are having difficulties with your thesis - because of stress or motivation problems for example - there are a number of sources you can turn to for help.
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Group counselling

The ‘Starting your thesis’ training course

The ‘Jumpstart your thesis’ training course is aimed at students who are anxious about the big challenge the thesis represents and/or are doubting their abilities.

The ‘Graduation group’ training course 

The ‘Graduation group’ training course is aimed at students who have been experiencing difficulties with their theses for some time. 

Academic Skills training courses and workshops 

If you are a student at the UvA and need help with or advice about academic writing in Dutch or English, read the page about writing tips or use the Writing CentreExternal link (free of charge). The Writing Centre offers individual support, workshops, thesis weeks and courses for all UvA students. 

The ‘Managing stress’ training course 

The 'Managing stress' training course is aimed at students who are experiencing a level of tension and stress that is so severe that it is impacting their studies or lives. 

The Thesis Channel Online Study Space 

Once a week, the Online Study Space organises a guided session for thesis writers in a special Microsoft Teams environment. See the Online Study Space page to read how to access this Teams environment.