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Results: 1 - 20 of 754
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Share your thoughts about the arrival of a neighbourhood eHUB at Amsterdam Science Park
    13 Sep 2021
    The municipality of Amsterdam is always looking for smart solutions for traffic and transport. In this context, the municipality of Amsterdam will launch 10 to 15 neighbourhood eHUBs in different parts of the city in ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Registration for KNVI/KIVI Thesis Prizes for Informatics and Information Science is open
    13 Jul 2021
    Registration for the KNVI/KIVI Thesis Prizes for Informatics and Information Science is now open. Nominations can be submitted digitally until 16 September 2021 via the registration form.
  • 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 ...
  • Why you should apply sunscreen every two hours
    9 Jul 2021
    With sunny weather and vacations on the horizon, we are once again being given plenty of warnings about the effects of the sun on our skin. It is clear that sunscreen is indispensable, but does it matter which one ...
  • Cyber-attack evaluation: crisis organisation worked well
    7 Jul 2021
    In February, AUAS and UvA were hit by a serious cyber-attack. Both institutions successfully repelled the attack, and were able to declare the situation ‘under control’ on 10 March. In order to learn from this event, ...
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    Ticket draw for NSO performance of Wagner’s Ring cycle
    5 Jul 2021
    In August 2021, the Dutch Student Orchestra (NSO) will perform an adaptation of Richard Wagner's masterpiece Der Ring des Nibelungen. The adaptation is by Henk de Vlieger. The UvA is holding a ticket draw among ...
  • Faces of Science Park: Consuela Cambridge
    5 Jul 2021
    This month in Faces of Science Park: Consuela Cambridge. UvA-VU Chemistry graduate, Consuela Cambridge, works at the Faculty of Science as a teacher academic skills and coordinator. In the past year Consuela has ...
  • two hands are holding a digitally illustrated network
    The UvA launches new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science
    2 Jul 2021
    The University of Amsterdam has been given the go-ahead for the new Bachelor's programme in Computational Social Science. In this programme, students will learn to develop sustainable digital interventions that ...
  • Join the UvA panel!
    30 Jun 2021
    Would you voice your opinion on matters at the University of Amsterdam? Are there things the UvA can do better for example? Or do you have ideas on specific topics? Sign up now for the UvA panel. Through the panel ...
  • UvA appoints Samera Ouchene as ombudsperson
    30 Jun 2021
    As of 6 September 2021, Samera Ouchene will be the UvA’s ombudsperson. She has been appointed for a period of four years, with the option of being reappointed for two further terms. UvA ombudsperson is a full-time ...
  • University of Amsterdam building LAB42 reaches highest point at Amsterdam Science Park
    29 Jun 2021
    The construction of the new LAB42 building (15,000 m2) at Amsterdam Science Park reached its highest point (about 28 metres) on Tuesday, 29 June 2021, reason for the University of Amsterdam (UvA) to thank everyone ...
  • NSE 2021: UvA students score the university a 3,83 out of 5
    23 Jun 2021
    The results of the National Student Survey have been published! Over 35% of all UvA students gave their opinion on their course programme and the university between January and March 2021. The results show that you ...
  • Dutch Higher Education Award: sign up your education team
    22 Jun 2021
    The Dutch Higher Education Premium is awarded every year by the Ministry of OCW to education teams that deliver a special performance. Nominated teams have a chance to win an amount of €1.2 million, €800,000 or ...