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Results: 1 - 20 of 54
  • 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
    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 ...

  • 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.

  • 23 May 2019
    27 May to 5 June - Limited Library Services

    From Monday 27 May to Wednesday 5 June, the University Library will be switching over to a new library system. Our services will be restricted during this time. Read more about what temporarily is not possible.

  • 20 May 2019
    Public transport strike on Tuesday, 28 May: exams cancelled, class attendance optional (except ACTA and AUC)

    On Tuesday, 28 May, there will be no public transport throughout the Netherlands because of a strike. All UvA exams scheduled for that day will be cancelled and attendance at seminars and lectures will be optional. ...

  • 10 May 2019
    Re-enrol now to register for first-semester courses

    Course registration for first-semester courses will start in June. You can only register for courses if you have submitted a re-enrolment request for the academic year 2019-2020 in Studielink. Check the step-by-step ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Closure of UvA buildings during spring holidays

    During the spring holidays most UvA buildings, study centres and catering locations will be closed.

  • 1 Apr 2019
    Free software for UvA students: Office 365 ProPlus

    From now on Office 365 ProPlus is available for free for all UvA students. This will give you access to the latest versions such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can download the software directly at ...

  • 14 Feb 2019
    Registration system for FS reports temporarily unavailable

    Due to the launch of a new registration system for Facility Services, the FS forms will be temporarily unavailable for use from 12 noon on Thursday, 21 February until 12 noon on Friday, 22 February.

  • 29 Jan 2019
    Window cleaning Science Park

    From 4 February to 5 March the windows of Science Park 107 and 904 will be cleaned, both from the outside and inside of the building. You are kindly requested to accommodate the window cleaners where necessary.

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Adjusted UvA opening hours during the holidays

    The Christmas recess will take place from Saturday, 22 December until Tuesday, 1 January. During this period most UvA buildings and facilities will be closed or have adjusted opening hours.