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Results: 1 - 20 of 320
  • Overview of initiatives for strengthening social safety
    31 Mar 2021
    A memo has been drawn up, with an overview of initiatives taken to strengthen social safety from 2019 to 2021 and improvement actions to be implemented in 2021.
  • UvA Crisis Monitor update: Lots of stress and high study/work pressure among students and staff
    30 Mar 2021
    The degree of stress and study pressure among students is high and has been steadily increasing in recent weeks. Stress and work pressure among employees are fairly stable over time, but also high. This is evident ...
  • ‘No more papering over the cracks’
    30 Mar 2021
    On 6 April, students, PhDs, lecturers and professors from higher education will be demonstrating against underfunding. ‘I am fully convinced of the need for this action, because we can’t go on like this any longer,’ ...
  • Photo of the repaired Grimburgwal quay wall
    Grimburgwal quay wall back in use
    29 Mar 2021
    The emergency repair work on the Grimburgwal quay wall, which collapsed on 1 September 2020, is now complete. Clean-up work has been carried out, an emergency structure with sheet piling has been erected and the quay ...
  • UvA publishes white paper on sustainability
    23 Mar 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has a crucial responsibility in accelerating sustainable change in society. This goes beyond making our own operational management more sustainable. As a university, we are at the ...
  • Underfunding of academic education: sound the alarm on 6 April
    23 Mar 2021
    On 6 April 2021 the University of Amsterdam will be sounding the alarm for the higher education sector. On this ‘Alarm Day’ people will be protesting in The Hague and other university towns to raise awareness of the ...
  • Do you have an innovative idea that can make a difference in society?
    22 Mar 2021
    You are e researcher or student of the UvA with an idea that possibly creates a positive impact on society. Then register your idea for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award (AmSIA), the competition for research ...
  • Willy Spaan appointed to UvA Supervisory Board
    22 Mar 2021
    Willy Spaan will join the Supervisory Board (RvT) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as of 1 May 2021. The appointment, by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, is for a period of 4 years.
  • Minors Weeks: 18 March - 2 April
    18 Mar 2021
    The online Minors Weeks are coming! This is a great opportunity to find a minor that matches your interests and plans for the future.
  • Start of the first study in the UvA panel
    9 Mar 2021
    Last week, the first study using the UvA panel was organised. A small group of students were asked for their opinion on the GLASS application that is currently being developed, and that once finished will show them ...
  • ACTA presents: Picture a scientist
    5 Mar 2021
    March 8 is International Women's Day. ACTA invites you to watch the documentary Picture a Scientist. The film is about the rise of researchers who are writing a new chapter for female scientists. Be informed and ...
  • Study associations receive funding to help improve student wellbeing
    4 Mar 2021
    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard for students to stay in contact with one another and to fully feel they are part of the academic community. That is why the UvA announced the Keep in Touch campaign at ...
  • Two more weeks to join the UvA Create a Course Challenge: deadline 17 March
    1 Mar 2021
    The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) challenges all UvA students to submit an idea for a new interdisciplinary course and to develop that course together with IIS curriculum experts. Submit your idea ...
  • Join the UvA panel!
    16 Feb 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 ...
  • University Forum on social safety: report Taskforce ‘Breaking the silences. Social safety at the University of Amsterdam’
    3 Feb 2021
    On Monday, February 15, the University Forum will focus on social safety. During this University Forum, the Social Safety Taskforce will present its report with findings and recommendations for strengthening social ...
  • Executive Board approves joint accommodation of Executive Programmes and PPLE in REC P
    20 Jan 2021
    TThe Executive Board has decided to jointly accommodate the Executive Programmes (EP) and and the interfaculty Bachelor's programme in Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE) in REC P. REC P will be renovated ...
  • Fill out the National Student Survey 2021!
    18 Jan 2021
    This week is the start of the National Student Survey (NSE). The NSE is a national survey in which students express their opinion on their degree programme and university. Starting from Thursday, 21 January you will ...
  • Universities lowering the standard for BSA this year
    14 Jan 2021
    In view of the corona crisis, the 14 Dutch universities have opted to lower the standard for the binding study advice (BSA) this academic year by 10-15%. For the UvA, this means that students who started their study ...
  • Take part in outdoor personal training at USC
    14 Jan 2021
    Interested in a little break from online workouts or your standard run around the park? With a USC PT membership, you can book three outdoor personal training sessions – 50 minutes each – at one of the USC locations.
  • UvA adapts building-related projects
    11 Jan 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic and the expansion of digital education have prompted the UvA to critically reassess the need for renovation or new-build projects. The feasibility of new plans will also be subjected to ...