This week, the coffee corner in the central hallway will be closed due to refurbishment. Coffee can be taken from the vending machines in the study centre, and on the 1st floor of building D.
10 Dec 2019
Adjusted UvA opening hours during the holidays
The Christmas recess will take place from Saturday, 21 December until Wednesday, 1 January. During this period most UvA buildings and facilities will be closed or have adjusted opening hours.
3 Dec 2019
Course registration postponed
Due to a technical malfunction, course registration has been postponed for the Faculty of Economics and Business, Faculty of Humanities and the Amsterdam Law School.
26 Nov 2019
Major maintenance weekend carried out successfully
The major network maintenance weekend has been carried out successfully and all applications are available once again.
19 Nov 2019
Evacuation drill Science Park 904
On Tuesday 19 November there was an evacuation drill at Science Park 904 for the A, B, C and D buildings. The evacuation proceeded as it should, with the right people being called into action.
4 Nov 2019
Major ICT-maintenance in the weekend of 23 and 24 November
Major ICT maintenance work will once again be taking place during the weekend of 23-24 November. Although the maintenance work will be performed throughout the entire weekend, we have managed to minimise the impact ...
23 Sep 2019
Major phishing attack on UvA and AUAS: be alert!
Starting last week, the UvA and AUAS have been bombarded with phishing emails. The phishing attacks seem designed to send huge amounts of spam from the hijacked accounts. Be alert: do not click on links in these ...
20 Sep 2019
Have you checked out the new UvAnetID website?
You might have already noticed that id.uva.nl has gotten a new and fresh design.
13 Sep 2019
Milestone: 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi users
This week we measured 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi network users, the highest amount ICT Services has ever measured in one day. A milestone to be proud of! We have access to a Wi-Fi network so advanced, it is able to ...
13 Sep 2019
Safely use your personal hotspot
After the news coverage last week about unsafe personal hotspots, you might think it is better not to use them. This is not entirely true. Creating a personal hotspot, for example in the train, is much safer than ...
2 Sep 2019
Junior Campus zoekt nieuwe docenten rondom Amsterdam
In verband met een hoog aantal aanvragen in 2020 zoekt Junior Campus studenten die het leuk vinden om les te geven aan kleine groepjes leerlingen op de basisschool.
2 Sep 2019
Access gates reading room in the Law Library
Starting 1 October 2019, the reading room in the Law Library will be accessible only to Amsterdam Law School students (including PPLE) and staff between the hours of 9:00 and 17.00. The collection and study places ...
28 Aug 2019
Career development course: Explore Your Options, from Study to Career
Choices regarding a career path are numerous and sometimes complex. There are many options both in- and outside academia, and it might be challenging to discern which options suits you best. Therefore the faculty ...
29 Jul 2019
Power outage at Roeterseiland Campus on 29 July
There is currently a power outage at our Roeterseiland Campus (REC). As a result, Buildings A, B, C, and D are all closed. The Tienhovengebouw and De Plint are also closed.
9 Jul 2019
Limited train services to railway station Amsterdam Science Park in August
In August, engineering work will take place between Schiphol Airport and Lelystad Centraal. Note that there will be replacement bus travel on this line and travelling to Amsterdam Science Park can take longer than ...
8 Jul 2019
Limited ICT study stations available in August due to upgrade
All ICT study places (i.e. study places with an UvA computer) in study centres and libraries will be upgraded to Windows 10 and the new Office package 365 ProPlus in August.
2 Jul 2019
Blackboard no longer available as of 1 September
Starting 1 September 2019, students and staff will no longer be able to view courses on or download material from Blackboard.
1 Jul 2019
Microsoft improves privacy settings in its Office suite
In connection with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Dutch government tasked the Privacy Company agency with investigating and identifying the privacy risks of Office 365 ProPlus (the most recent ...
17 Jun 2019
Bicycle clean-up operation on faculty and USC premises
From 12 June all broken bicycles wil be tagged on faculty and USC premises. As of 8 July, broken and abandoned bicycles will be cleared from the bicycle racks. This will allow more students and employees to use ...
17 Jun 2019
Evacuation Science Park 904
This morning at 12.00 an automatic fire alarm was activated on the fourth floor, due to a large amount of steam rising from a dish washer used for cleaning lab equipment.