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Results: 1 - 40 of 193
  • 10 Feb 2020
    Warm Sweater Week survey

    During the week of 3 to 7 February, the thermostats in the UvA and AUAS buildings were turned down from 22 degrees to 20 degrees. We would like to know what you thought of this experience.

  • 31 Jan 2020
    Graduate School of Communication
    Presentations GSC (pre-)Master's Introduction Day

    Did you miss yesterday's introduction day or do you want a recap? You can find the general presentation and the seperate track/programme presentations below.

  • 26 Nov 2019
    Major maintenance weekend carried out successfully

    The major network maintenance weekend has been carried out successfully and all applications are available once again.

  • 4 Nov 2019
    Major ICT-maintenance in the weekend of 23 and 24 November

    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 ...

  • 7 Oct 2019
    Event: The Peculiar Personality of Strong Men by Dr. Alessandro Nai

    The Amsterdam Research Initiative (ARI) is very pleased to invite you to its next event, with guest speaker Dr. Alessandro Nai.

  • 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 Aug 2019
    Presentations GSC (pre-)Master's Introduction Day

    Did you miss the introduction day of 29 August or do you want a recap? You can find the general presentation and the seperate track/programme presentations below.

  • 6 Aug 2019
    Vacancy: student members for the Programme Committee

    We are looking for Bachelor and (future) Master students that want to participate in the programme committee of Communication Science.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 2 Jul 2019
    Submit your Master's thesis for the Mindshare thesis award

    It's time for the next edition of the Mindshare thesis award, organised together with our very own study association Mercurius. The winner gets to gain valuable work experience with a Mindshare traineeship.

  • 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 ...

  • 27 Jun 2019
    Shanghai Ranking: Communication Science climbs to #1

    Communication at the UvA secured the first spot in the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2019. This is one place higher than 2018's second spot.

  • 23 May 2019
    Borrowing and making requests temporarily unavailable
    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

    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.

  • 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 ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    REC-E bike shed temporarily closed

    From Wednesday 24 April through the end of May, the REC-E bike shed will be closed due to building works being carried out during this period. Bikes and scooters may be parked in the underground facility at REC-A ...

  • 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.

  • 4 Apr 2019
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    Communication Science on the Run

    Would you like to run 10 miles from Amsterdam to Zaandam together with your fellow students and Communication Science staff members? Then participate in Communication Science on the Run!

  • 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 ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Maintenance inspection

    Starting on 1 April and running until late May, the annual inspection to schedule maintenance work will be taking place at Roeterseiland Campus. An inspector will be checking all the buildings to take measurements ...

  • 28 Feb 2019
    QS world rankings: Communication Science #1 for the second year in a row

    In the latest 2019 report, the QS world rankings rated the University of Amsterdam as the best university worldwide in Communication and Media Studies. In 2018, the UvA already managed to make the jump from second to ...

  • 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.

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Vote in the National Student Survey 2019!

    The National Student Survey (NSE) allows you and your fellow students to voice your opinion about your degree programme.

  • 31 Jan 2019
    Graduate School of Communication
    Presentations GSC (pre-)Master's Introduction Day

    Did you miss today's introduction day or do you want a recap? You can find the general presentation and the seperate track/programme presentations below.

  • 28 Jan 2019
    Nieuwe Achtergracht temporarily closed for traffic

    From Monday, 28 January through Friday, 1 February, cooling equipment at building REC BCD will be dismantled and removed. This work will take place between 07:00 and 17:00.

  • 18 Jan 2019
    Roeterseiland Campus bike racks cleared monthly

    As from January 2019, bicycle racks on the Roeterseiland Campus UvA premises will be cleared once a month. As well as keeping the racks serviceable, this also ensures emergency services can access the campus, if needed.

  • 18 Dec 2018
    Opening times during the holidays

    Both the study advisers and the education desk will be on a holiday break.

  • 17 Dec 2018
    Maintenance work at REC A bicycle basement

    During the Christmas break (Saturday, 22 December 2018 through Tuesday, 1 January 2019), maintenance work will be carried out in the REC A bicycle basement.

  • 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.

  • 23 Nov 2018
    Presentation Master's Elective Event

    Presentation took place 22-11-2018

  • 16 Nov 2018
    New contemplation room

    A new contemplation room has been created in building REC J/K, room B.93 at Roeterseiland campus.

  • 30 Oct 2018
    Launch of new-design UvA website temporarily reversed

    The launch of the new design of the UvA website has been temporarily reversed. The new site went live on Monday morning, at 10:30, but unfortunately it soon became apparent that servers were becoming overloaded and ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Sewer works

    Starting on Monday 15 October and continuing through Friday 30 November, Waternet will be replacing the sewage system under Valckenierstraat. These works will take place between 07:00 and 16:00.