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Results: 1 - 20 of 680
  • 8 Jul 2020
    The 2020 Student Council election results are in

    The Central Voting Office of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) announced the results of the Student Council elections on Wednesday 8 July. The total voter turnout was 15%. UvASociaal remains the largest party in the ...

  • 7 Jul 2020
    Temporary external reporting point for undesirable behaviour open from 15 July

    From 15 July, a temporary external reporting point for undesirable behaviour will be made available.

  • 3 Jul 2020
    The Library welcomes non-UvA borrowers again

    The Library is in a phased reopening. From Monday 6 July, the Library will further expand its (physical) services. From then on, borrowing and returning can be done at multiple locations, the Humanities Collections ...

  • 2 Jul 2020
    Intreeweek 2020: a warm welcome - online and in the city

    A warm welcome to all new students, the perfect start to your time at the UvA and to your studies, getting to know the city and each other. These are the goals of Intreeweek at the UvA. The Intreeweek Board, ...

  • 2 Jul 2020
    Readers in Canvas launched

    Starting in July, lecturers wishing to offer their students readers or reading lists will be able to do this within Canvas, UvA's digital learning environment. Students can download their readers free of charge in ...

  • 1 Jul 2020
    External reporting point for undesirable behavior

    The UvA is opening an external contact point for reporting undesirable behaviour starting from 15 July.

  • 30 Jun 2020
    Student Council election results found to be reliable

    The investigation into possible manipulation of the voting application used in the 2020 Student Council elections has been completed and discussed.

  • 30 Jun 2020
    Borrowing books from other libraries possible again

    From Wednesday 1 July it will again be possible to borrow books from other libraries via interlibrary loan. You can also request scans of journal articles or chapters of books again.

  • 29 Jun 2020
    Onlinebrary: Digital study space available now!

    For students who miss studying in the library with fellow students, we now offer Onlinebrary, a digital study space available from Monday 29 June to Friday 3 July. This online environment helps you study at home, and ...

  • 24 Jun 2020
    External committee on social safety begins work

    The Executive Board has set up an external social safety committee to investigate (the operation of) the system for reports and complaints relating to social safety at the UvA. The committee will be composed of Marry ...

  • 23 Jun 2020
    I want everybody to be able to realise their dreams

    'Diversity is essential. Diversity is seeing someone working in a certain position and thinking: that person is just like me. I could end up doing that too. It allows us to dream and to realise our dreams, and that's ...

  • 23 Jun 2020
    Onlinebrary: your ultimate study place at home!

    For students who miss studying in the library with fellow students, the Library UvA/AUAS now offers Onlinebrary. An online environment that helps you study at home. The concentration and motivation of studying ...

  • 18 Jun 2020
    2020 Student Council election results postponed

    The determination of the Student Council election results, which was scheduled to take place on Friday, June 19, has been postponed until an investigation into the reliability of the results has been completed. This ...

  • 18 Jun 2020
    Update on social safety from dean and department chairs

    The attention devoted to the inappropriate behaviour of a lecturer from our Faculty has stirred up lots of reactions in the past week. To begin with, we want to emphasise that a safe study environment for students ...

  • 18 Jun 2020
    New meeting on social safety with the dean

    On Wednesday, 24 June, a new online meeting on social safety will take place for all students of the Faculty of Humanities. The meeting will be in English and will take place from 11:00-11:45.

  • 17 Jun 2020
    Diversity is nothing to be afraid of

    'I want to make more people aware of the importance of cultural diversity. To let them know that it’s nothing to be afraid of. I’ve noticed that people sometimes shy away from the subject or sometimes don’t really ...

  • 17 Jun 2020
    Lecture on UvA’s financial management well attended

    On 3 June, Executive Board member and Finance portfolio holder Jan Lintsen gave a lecture about the financial management of the University of Amsterdam. The online lecture was offered in Dutch and in English.

  • 17 Jun 2020
    Diversity in 2021-2026 Strategic Plan

    On Friday, 12 June, the first working paper of the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan was discussed by the Executive Board and the Central Student Council and the Central Works Council. The emphasis was on what according to ...

  • 16 Jun 2020
    Social safety top priority

    Social safety of students and staff is an absolute priority for the UvA and for us personally too. We are deeply ashamed by any case that surfaces. We must all be aware that there can be no place for sexism and ...

  • 16 Jun 2020
    Meeting with the dean in response to article in NRC

    Last Saturday, a major article was published in the national newspaper NRC about the undesirable behaviour of a lecturer from the Conservation and Restoration programme. You may have read this, or heard about it by ...