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Results: 1 - 20 of 630
  • 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
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Chemistry

    One effect of this crazy time is that you get a glimpse at the living environments of people whom you normally would not visit. This is also the case with chemistry expert Steen Ingemann and student Rianne van Diest. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 26 Jun 2020
    Annual Review 2019 out now

    The Faculty of Science's annual review 2019 is out now! In the magazine you will find news and background on teaching and research at the Faculty of Science in 2019, including interviews with lecturers 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 ...

  • 19 Jun 2020
    The UvA concludes construction contract for LAB42

    The UvA has now entered into a contract with a construction consortium to build LAB42. As such, it is anticipated that the first pile will be driven into the ground in August 2020 and that the building will be ready ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 12 Jun 2020
    Library Learning Centre (REC H) reopens study places

    As of Monday 15 June, UvA students and staff will be able again to use the study spaces in the Library Learning Centre in REC H. The Library also expands the reservation options for all reopened library locations.

  • 12 Jun 2020
    Focus on equality must continue

    'Equality is certainly not an assumption. National and international research, for example, indicates that students from a migration background are less likely to be selected to be specialists. There must also be a ...

  • 10 Jun 2020
    Statement against racism and discrimination

    The Faculty Diversity Office, the Diversity Sounding Board and the Student Impact Center of the Faculty of Science have issued the following statement against racism and discrimination.