A part-time job besides your studies in your field of expertise?
3 Feb 2020
Are you looking for a part-time job which allows you to make some money while gaining useful experience within your own field of expertise?
Beware of thieves: shield your locker combination!
23 Jan 2020
In the last two weeks there have been several reported incidents where personal belongings were stolen from lockers in the central hall. Thieves peek over the shoulders of locker users (possibly from a distance) to ...
Refurbishment coffee corner
7 Jan 2020
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.
Adjusted UvA opening hours during the holidays
10 Dec 2019
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.
Course registration postponed
3 Dec 2019
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.
Major maintenance weekend carried out successfully
26 Nov 2019
The major network maintenance weekend has been carried out successfully and all applications are available once again.
Evacuation drill Science Park 904
19 Nov 2019
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.
Major ICT-maintenance in the weekend of 23 and 24 November
4 Nov 2019
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 ...
Major phishing attack on UvA and AUAS: be alert!
23 Sep 2019
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 ...
Have you checked out the new UvAnetID website?
20 Sep 2019
You might have already noticed that id.uva.nl has gotten a new and fresh design.
Milestone: 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi users
13 Sep 2019
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 ...
Safely use your personal hotspot
13 Sep 2019
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 ...
Junior Campus zoekt nieuwe docenten rondom Amsterdam
2 Sep 2019
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.
Access gates reading room in the Law Library
2 Sep 2019
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 ...
Career development course: Explore Your Options, from Study to Career
28 Aug 2019
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 ...
Power outage at Roeterseiland Campus on 29 July
29 Jul 2019
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.
Limited train services to railway station Amsterdam Science Park in August
9 Jul 2019
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 ...
Limited ICT study stations available in August due to upgrade
8 Jul 2019
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.
Blackboard no longer available as of 1 September
2 Jul 2019
Starting 1 September 2019, students and staff will no longer be able to view courses on or download material from Blackboard.
Microsoft improves privacy settings in its Office suite
1 Jul 2019
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 ...