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Student Council elections

Student Council elections

The UvA Student Council elections will be held from Monday, 13 until Friday, 17 May. Student Councils represent the interests of UvA students. They get involved with important issues such as student housing, educational quality, the binding study advice (BSA) and sustainability.

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Each faculty has its own Faculty Student Council (FSR), and there is a Central Student Council (CSR) for the UvA as a whole. The Faculty Student Councils liaise with the dean of their faculty, while the Central Student Council liaises with the UvA's Executive Board.

The composition of the Student Councils is decided by the UvA's students. There are a number of different parties that put forward their views on the important issues that the Student Councils get involved with. As a UvA student, you can use your vote to help decide who sits on the Faculty Student Council and who sits on the Central Student Council. This way, UvA students actively help to create a better university.

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