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Results: 1 - 20 of 758
  • Exam period: Extra study places, extended opening hours
    13 Oct 2021
    After months of restrictions due to the corona pandemic, the first offline exam period is here! The Library expects busy exam weeks again and is therefore offering extra study places. Various lecture rooms are ...
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    Draft budget for 2022: keeping the balance
    6 Oct 2021
    With respect to the coming years, the UvA must find the balance between allowing more room for ambitions and a careful financial policy. This is laid down in the 2022 draft budget adopted by the Executive Board on 28 ...
  • Read the October edition of To Dah Loo online now!
    4 Oct 2021
    There it is: the October edition of the student newsletter To Dah Loo. The first edition of this academic year 2021/2022 is once again packed with news.
  • Social Safety Awareness Campaign starting in October
    29 Sep 2021
    In October, a social safety campaign will start, aimed at raising awareness, recognising and naming undesirable behaviour, for and by everyone in the organisation. With this campaign, we want to make students and ...
  • Construction transport for new University Library now by water
    28 Sep 2021
    A sustainable and innovative form of transport is being introduced for the last construction phase of the new University Library (UB) in the University Quarter. From today until the end of the project in 2023, almost ...
  • Grassroots Science4all 2021: apply before 5 November
    28 Sep 2021
    The Faculty of Science is always looking for ways to stimulate diversity of our faculty population. Do you have an idea to stimulate inclusiveness or increase diversity that you would like to bring to fruition? ...
  • Three UvA-finalists for ECHO Award 2021
    28 Sep 2021
    Three UvA-students have been nominated for an ECHO Award 2021, a price for successful students from groups that are under-represented in The Netherlands. Rosie Zheng and Julia van Oosten are finalists for the STEM ...
  • Submit your idea for the UvA Create a Course Challenge 2021
    22 Sep 2021
    The IIS challenges all UvA students to submit ideas for a new course. Always wanted to have a say in the UvA curriculum? Keep reading!
  • UvA Q student feedback system temporarily offline
    21 Sep 2021
    Due to a vulnerability in the UvA Q web application, unknown parties were this weekend able to gain access to a limited amount of data in the student feedback system. The intrusion was responded to quickly after ...
  • Foto Jandino Asporaat
    Jandino Asporaat on resilience and self-worth; 2021 Get Ready introduction programme inspires students and mentors
    20 Sep 2021
    Three days to bring out the best in yourself and get to know the UvA community: this summer's edition of the three-day Get Ready introduction programme was another resounding success, with useful workshops, an ...
  • Tray full of wine glasses
    Alcohol consumption in an academic setting – a peculiar convention
    14 Sep 2021
    Having a glass of wine or a beer at a work reception or university event is regarded by many as the most natural thing in the world – but we would like to see the UvA break that mould. Our new alcohol policy will ...
  • Share your thoughts about the arrival of a neighbourhood eHUB at Amsterdam Science Park
    13 Sep 2021
    The municipality of Amsterdam is always looking for smart solutions for traffic and transport. In this context, the municipality of Amsterdam will launch 10 to 15 neighbourhood eHUBs in different parts of the city in ...
  • Increased number of tap water points and an end to the sale of bottled water
    9 Sep 2021
    The UvA will stop selling non-carbonated water in single-use packaging as of September 2021. To ensure that employees and students continue to have good access to drinking water, the university has been hard at work ...
  • Earn gift cards with your opinion by joining the UvA panel
    9 Sep 2021
    Would you like to give your opinion on all kinds of current topics at the University of Amsterdam? And earn gift cards in the process? Sign up for the UvA panel! As a panel member you will be invited to participate ...
  • The opening in the Aula
    Can we make a difference for Generation Alpha?
    8 Sep 2021
    ‘We’re opening a new academic year that once again provides more space for students and staff, more room for face-to-face teaching. I warmly welcome you to this new beginning,' said president of the Executive Board ...
  • New Roeterseiland health centre offers care for body and mind
    31 Aug 2021
    The UvA’s GP practice will be officially opening a new health centre on the Roeterseiland campus on 1 September. The centre will house branches of the UvA general practitioners office, Studentist dental practice, ...
  • Photo by Nathana Rebouças on Unsplash.
    UvA Library debuts with its own mobile app
    30 Aug 2021
    A new app offered by the UvA Library, in collaboration with Ex Libris, allows UvA students and staff to access the library services more easily from their mobile devices. The features on the app have been developed ...
  • Registration for KNVI/KIVI Thesis Prizes for Informatics and Information Science is open
    13 Jul 2021
    Registration for the KNVI/KIVI Thesis Prizes for Informatics and Information Science is now open. Nominations can be submitted digitally until 16 September 2021 via the registration form.
  • Amsterdam council approves plan for University Quarter
    9 Jul 2021
    The Amsterdam municipal council has approved the UvA’s plans for the renovation of the University Quarter. Over the next ten years, the UvA will be restoring and preserving its monumental buildings on and around the ...
  • Why you should apply sunscreen every two hours
    9 Jul 2021
    With sunny weather and vacations on the horizon, we are once again being given plenty of warnings about the effects of the sun on our skin. It is clear that sunscreen is indispensable, but does it matter which one ...