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Results: 1 - 20 of 897
  • 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 ...
  • Last measures in higher education to be dropped
    16 Sep 2021
    The last measures in higher education will be withdrawn on 25 September and ‘normal’ education on the campus is getting closer. We are pleased with this news, but also understand that some people might find it ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 academic year: safe return to campus
    1 Sep 2021
    We can all help to ensure the safest possible return to campus at the start of the new academic year next week. This update contains details on what you can do and what the UvA is doing to make sure that everyone ...
  • 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 ...
  • Froukje Vroom appointed student member of the Faculty of Humanities Board
    26 Aug 2021
    Third-year student of the BA in History Froukje Vroom has been appointed as the student member of the Board of the Faculty of Humanities for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • Update on the attendance requirement, examinations and more
    25 Aug 2021
    On Friday 13 August 2021, the UvA learned that the 1.5-metre rule will cease to apply in higher education settings with effect from 30 August 2021. This means that face-to-face education on campus can resume in the ...
  • Join the Programme Committee
    18 Aug 2021
    Your study programme needs you! New positions will likely become available in the Programme Committee (PC) of your study programme on September 1. As a PC member you work together with lecturers to monitor and to ...
  • Conditions for lifting 1.5 metre rule determined
    16 Aug 2021
    As announced during the government COVID-19 press conference on Friday, 13 August, the 1.5-metre social distancing regulation will no longer apply to higher education institutions as of 30 August. As a result, we ...
  • End of 1.5-metre distancing for higher education
    13 Aug 2021
    During the press conference on Friday, 13 August, the government announced that the 1.5-metre distancing rule will be dropped at higher education institutions from September. The UvA is looking forward to a new ...
  • Opportunity to order free self-tests extended
    2 Aug 2021
    Due to ongoing infection rates, the opportunity to order free self-tests via www.zelftestonderwijs.nl has been extended. Below you can read more about why and when you can take a self-test, and how to order them.
  • Preparation for academic year 2021-Information on orientation events, self-testing and more2022 without measures continues
    16 Jul 2021
    Earlier, we wrote that we are preparing for an academic year in which we will abandon the 1.5-metre rule. The exact measures will become clear on 13 August. In this update, we provide more clarity on orientation ...
  • The Humanities diversity team: from left to right Carlos Reijnen, Sanne Klaver, Mona Hegazy and Letje Lips
    Humanities inclusion and diversity team: "Invest in appropriate student support"
    14 Jul 2021
    "The recurrent theme is that inclusion has become more important. Although we’re also still working on diversity, we’ve increased our focus on making sure that our people feel at home and receive the support they ...
  • Three talented new PhD's in Humanities receive NWO funding
    9 Jul 2021
    Anna-Rose Shack, Jasmijn Leeuwenkamp and Heleen de Vries have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. Financiers are the Programme Office Sustainable ...
  • 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 ...