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Results: 1 - 39 of 39
  • Re-enrol now to register for first-semester courses
    11 May 2021
    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 2021-2022
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    Going back to the UvA soon? Reset your wifi
    22 Apr 2021
    Are you going back to the UvA soon? Then reset your wifi on your mobile phone and laptop through wifiportal.uva.nl. You can already do this from home.
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    Check your links to online resources
    20 Apr 2021
    Do you have links to databases, e-books or e-journals stored in your browser favorites or in one of the citation tools (RefWorks, Zotero or Mendeley) with proxy.uba.uva.nl:2048 or proxy.uba.uva.nl:2443 in the URL? ...
  • UvA and AUAS repel cyber attack
    19 Mar 2021
    The UVA and AUAS were the targets of a major cyber attack in February and March 2021. This cyber attack did not lead to system failures, hijacking or ransom requests. All servers and systems of the UvA and AUAS have ...
  • New layout for login screen SURF services
    11 Mar 2021
    When you log in to one of SURF's services, for example SURFspot and Research Drive, you will be presented with a login screen (SURFconext) where you indicate which institution you belong to. In the list you then ...
  • Update cyber security 08-03-2021
    8 Mar 2021
    Accounts blocked for users who have not yet changed their password
  • Update cyber security 02-03-2021
    2 Mar 2021
    Please avoid getting locked out of your UvA user account by changing your UvAnetID as soon as possible. If you are one of the more than 80,000 users of the UvA and AUAS systems who have already done so, we thank you ...
  • Update cyber security 01-03-2021
    1 Mar 2021
    In this update, we again draw attention to changing your password. More than 70,000 colleagues and students have already done so. Thanks for that! Have you not changed your password yet? Then do it as soon as ...
  • Deadline approaching: Change your password
    26 Feb 2021
    As a result of the cyber attack on the UvA and AUAS, it is important that all staff and students change their UvAnetID password. Are you one of the 26,000 people who have already changed their password? There’s no ...
  • Update cyber security 24-02-2021
    24 Feb 2021
    We are still working hard to limit the consequences of the cyber-attack. All students and staff have now been notified that they have to change their passwords. The call to do so is being well heeded.
  • Update cyber security 23-02-2021
    23 Feb 2021
    We are working very hard to repel the cyber-attack. We are closely monitoring all ICT systems and are working hard to clean them up. Investigations have shown that the hackers have access to the encrypted passwords. ...
  • Update cyber security 22-02-21
    22 Feb 2021
    We’re working hard behind the scenes to limit the impact of the cyber attack. Within ICT Services in particular, employees are working overtime to ensure that education and research can continue as smoothly as possible.
  • Update cyber security 19-02-21
    19 Feb 2021
    The situation concerning cyber security remains the same as yesterday. Education and research at the UvA and AUAS are currently experiencing very little hindrance from the cyber-attack: all systems are online and ...
  • Update: Cyber security 18-02-21
    18 Feb 2021
    Education and research at the UvA and AUAS are currently experiencing very little hindrance from the cyberattack: all systems are online and available for use.
  • AUAS and UvA target of cyber attack (update)
    17 Feb 2021
    The Security and Operations Center of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and University of Amsterdam (UvA) have found that an unknown third party has gained access to the ICT environments of the AUAS ...
  • My UvA App now supports push notifications for timetable changes
    3 Feb 2021
    In the My UvA App you now have the option to be notified of the latest timetable changes. With this new feature, the UvA is continuing to work on improving the information provision to students.
  • We are going to protect you better against fake emails
    15 Dec 2020
    Increasingly, employees, students and business contacts receive fake UvA emails, which are almost indistinguishable from real UvA emails. This is not only annoying, but can also be harmful. To counteract this, we are ...
  • Services.uva.nl - the place with information about ICT disruptions
    9 Nov 2020
    Services.uva.nl is the place where the UvA informs you about ICT disruptions. This services page is always available because it is placed outside of our own digital environment.
  • Limit the amount of data traffic via VPN
    30 Mar 2020
    Check services.uva.nl for more information and updates.
  • Major phishing attack on UvA and AUAS: be alert!
    23 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • Adjustment procedure examination inspection and reassessment requests
    23 Sep 2019
    A new way of reviewing
  • Have you checked out the new UvAnetID website?
    20 Sep 2019
    You might have already noticed that id.uva.nl has gotten a new and fresh design.
  • Milestone: 40.000 simultaneous Wi-Fi users
    13 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • Safely use your personal hotspot
    13 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • Access gates reading room in the Law Library
    2 Sep 2019
    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 ...
  • Blackboard no longer available as of 1 September
    2 Jul 2019
    Starting 1 September 2019, students and staff will no longer be able to view courses on or download material from Blackboard.
  • Microsoft improves privacy settings in its Office suite
    1 Jul 2019
    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 ...
  • Public transport strike on 28th May 2019: all Psychology exams on that day are rescheduled
    20 May 2019
    Due to the public transport strike set for Tuesday 28th May, the UvA’s Executive Board has decided that all Psychology exams planned for that day will be rescheduled. The rescheduled exam dates will be released soon; ...
  • Free software for UvA students: Office 365 ProPlus
    1 Apr 2019
    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 ...
  • Office hours study advisers Psychology cancelled on 8, 13 and 20 March
    25 Feb 2019
    The office hours of the study advisers Psychology are cancelled on the following days in March:
  • New contemplation room
    16 Nov 2018
    A new contemplation room has been created in building REC J/K, room B.93 at Roeterseiland campus.
  • Launch of new-design UvA website temporarily reversed
    30 Oct 2018
    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 ...
  • Office hours study advisers Psychology cancelled on Thursday 11 October
    1 Oct 2018
    The office hours of the study advisers Psychology are cancelled next Thursday 11 October.
  • Buy Doppers and USB cables from vending machines
    25 Sep 2018
    Do you ever have those days where you show up for an exam, but without your calculator? Or you're studying in the library and could really use a marker?
  • Update security leaks processors: Limited availability systems on 26 January and 2 February
    22 Jan 2018
    Earlier this month, we reported on security leaks that were found in the chips of current computer processors. In order to minimize security risks, maintenance work (including the installation of security patches) ...
  • Safety leaks affecting processors
    8 Jan 2018
    In the past few days there have been news reports about the safety leaks ‘meltdown’ and ‘spectre’. The possible consequences of these leaks are currently being investigated. Up till now there have not been any ...
  • Watch out for ransomware
    15 May 2017
    You have probably seen the news reports about the ransomware cyber-attacks on ICT systems worldwide. Currently, there is no reason to believe that the UvA and AUAS IT systems have been affected by the attacks.
  • Beware of fake emails that take your computer hostage (ransomware)
    4 Apr 2017
    Once again, dozens of fake emails are in circulation with the potential to cause serious damage, including locking you out of your files.
  • Want faster Wi-Fi? Use the ‘uva’ or ‘eduroam’ networks
    9 Sep 2016
    As a student of the UvA you can use the ‘uva’ or ‘eduroam’ networks for a fast and secure connection. This will also give you access to all the information systems.