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Results: 41 - 60 of 655
  • 2020 Student Council election results postponed
    18 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • Inge van der Stap
    Diversity is nothing to be afraid of
    17 Jun 2020
    '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 ...
  • Lecture on UvA’s financial management well attended
    17 Jun 2020
    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.
  • Diversity in 2021-2026 Strategic Plan
    17 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • Social safety top priority
    16 Jun 2020
    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 ...
  • Library Learning Centre (REC H) reopens study places
    12 Jun 2020
    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.
  • Focus on equality must continue
    12 Jun 2020
    '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 ...
  • Statement against racism and discrimination
    10 Jun 2020
    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.
  • Diversity is not only about the business case
    10 Jun 2020
    'Diversity has a lot going for it, since it can improve decision-making, foster creativity and increase productivity. It’s nice that we have the experience of creating good outcomes when we work on diversity and ...
  • Rijk van Beek appointed UvA student assessor
    9 Jun 2020
    The Executive Board has appointed Rijk Vegard van Beek as a student assessor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). for a period of one year starting Monday, 31 August 2020.
  • Overzicht keuzevakken IIS 2020, semester 1
    Register now for an interdisciplinary elective
    9 Jun 2020
    Since 9 June it is possible to register for an interdisciplinary elective for the next semester! Will it be Pandemic, Degrowth, The Eternal Pursuit of Happiness or do you rather prefer Human (e) AI? View all ...
  • Invitation to vote: 2020 Student Council elections
    8 Jun 2020
    The elections for the UvA's Central Student Council and Faculty Student Councils have begun. From today until Friday, 12 June at 23:59, you can vote for the representative advisory bodies of the University.
  • Library reopens Science Park study areas
    5 Jun 2020
    As of Monday 8 June, UvA students and staff will be able to use study places at the Science Park library location. From that day on, the reservation options for the reopened library locations will also be expanded.
  • Women in the Faculty (WiF) now also for students
    5 Jun 2020
    Women in the Faculty (WiF) is a platform that has focused on support, advice and coaching of female scientists at the Faculty of Science since 2007. Now an extension has been added since May 2020: Women in the ...
  • Join the UvA Create a Course Challenge
    2 Jun 2020
    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for an interdisciplinary course and to develop that course together with IIS curriculum experts. Submit your idea before ...
  • Studying at the University Library Singel
    29 May 2020
    From Tuesday 2 June, UvA students and staff are welcome to study at the University Library Singel again. We will start with a limited amount of 67 study places (including 25 places with a PC). You have to book your ...
  • UvA campuses smoke-free as of August 2020
    29 May 2020
    As of 1 August 2020, smoking will no longer be allowed on UvA premises. From that day, Dutch educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will be obligated to keep their premises smoke-free.
  • Alex de Koter named Faculty of Science Lecturer of the Year
    28 May 2020
    On Thursday afternoon, during the 'UvA hour of education', rector Karen Maex announced the winners of the Lecturer of the Year elections. Alex de Koter received the most votes within the Faculty of Science and was ...
  • UvA Crisis Monitor follow-up shows a similar picture
    27 May 2020
    The follow-up surveys done as part of the UvA Crisis Monitor, which have been conducted over recent weeks, paint a similar picture on most points to that seen in the first survey. The impact on the well-being of ...
  • UvA Supervisory Board members reappointed
    26 May 2020
    Marise Voskens, Pauline Meurs and Rob Becker have been reappointed by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science as, respectively, chairperson and members of the Supervisory Board (Raad van Toezicht) of the UvA. ...