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Results: 521 - 540 of 543
  • VOX-POP screening: The Wall
    2 May 2016
    On Wednesday, 4 May, VOX-POP will host the afternoon screening of 'New Perspective' from 15:30 to 17:30 at Binnengasthuisstraat 9 (the former Student Service Desk). The event ties in with the Month of Philosophy ...
  • New food and drink concept at the UvA
    20 Apr 2016
    At the end of 2016, the current contracts with Eurest and Maas (vending machines) will come to an end. The UvA wishes to use this opportunity to introduce a new food and drink concept from 2017 onwards. In recent ...
  • Debate with professors at the Amsterdam lectures
    18 Apr 2016
    Join us in dreaming about the future of Europe and Amsterdam at the 2016 Amsterdam lectures. What is happening in the world around us? How is Europe doing? The lecture series on the theme of the 'Third Golden Age' ...
  • Research project: 'Let's Talk About Sex'
    14 Apr 2016
    A research team from the department of Sociology at the UvA is looking for students to fill out a survey on sexuality and sex work.
  • Visit the UvA Minors Fair
    14 Apr 2016
    On 12 May, various minors will be represented at the UvA Minors Fair. Visit the Fair to discover which minor suits you and your academic interests.
  • UvA contemplation rooms in use
    1 Apr 2016
    The UvA contemplation rooms opened on 1 April 2016. The contemplation rooms are neutral spaces and are open to all UvA staff and students.
  • Wealth of input for new 'Blackboard'
    30 Mar 2016
    Over the past five weeks, lecturers and students at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) had the chance to provide input for the new virtual learning environment (VLE). And they seized the opportunity.
  • Test your health and receive customised feedback
    24 Mar 2016
    Now that we are midway through the academic year, it might be a good idea to take stock of your health. Do you have enough energy to successfully round off this academic year?
  • Taking part in the National Student Survey: why?
    15 Feb 2016
    You received an invitation by email with a link to the National Student Survey (NSE) questionnaire. You can still participate until 6 March. Why take part? Lecturer of the Year, Bas de Bruin, explains in this video.
  • Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2016
    Take part in the 2016 Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award
    9 Feb 2016
    Do you have an innovative idea with social and/or commercial potential? Send in your idea for a chance to win €10,000. The competition is open to students and staff of all Amsterdam universities and universities of ...
  • Share your views on catering services at the UvA
    8 Feb 2016
    Information meetings will be held between 8 and 11 February in order to offer students and employees the latest information on the new catering plans. At these meetings you can also share your views on the future of ...
  • Share your ideas about a new 'Blackboard'
    5 Feb 2016
    The UvA's user agreement for Blackboard is due to expire soon. That means this is the moment to seriously consider what kind of virtual learning environment we need and want for the future. Which is why we are asking ...
  • Pictures on Reality Sousanis IIS 2015
    Travelling exhibition on thesis in form of graphic novel
    5 Feb 2016
    Researcher and cartoonist Nick Sousanis recently published a special thesis in the form of a graphic novel, parts of which will be on show in the meeting space De Brug at the Roeterseiland Campus. After this, the ...
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    Improving your pronunciation with Google Glass
    3 Feb 2016
    When learning a language, getting the pronunciation right is often a challenge.The University of Amsterdam recently conducted an experiment in which students practiced their pronunciation using a special application.
  • UvA App MyUvA
    New version of My UvA app includes news and notifications about your study programme
    2 Feb 2016
    Have you downloaded the My UvA app yet? The app gives you direct access to your Blackboard, timetable, grades, and more. Download the app in the App Store or Play Store and give us your feedback: this will help us to ...
  • Grassroots: help improve education
    25 Jan 2016
    Do you have an idea of how to improve education with the help of ICT? Start 2016 on a good note by taking part in the winter rounds of UvA Grassroots and submit your proposal before 29 January.
  • White papers published on blended learning and knowledge exchange
    19 Jan 2016
    Last September, the Executive Board asked the academic community for feedback on two advisory reports, so-called green papers.
  • Bas de Bruin, Lecturer of the Year 2015
    Bas de Bruin wins 2015 Lecturer of the Year award
    11 Jan 2016
    During the 384th Dies Natalis, Bas de Bruin was named 2015 Lecturer of the Year by the Student Council and the ASVA Student Union. De Bruin is Professor of Bio-Inspired Sustainable Catalysis at the Faculty of Science.
  • Information on appointments procedure for President and Rector Magnificus
    5 Jan 2016
    In an open letter to De Volkskrant of Monday, 4 January, three lecturers representing ReThink UvA argue that the procedure for appointing a new President of the Executive Board of the UvA/AUAS and a new Rector ...
  • Poster free gym access
    Free gym access from 12 to 17 January
    5 Jan 2016
    Did you make New Year’s resolutions? Come and put them into action at the University Sports Centre (USC) Open Days. From Monday, 12 January until Sunday, 17 February you can use the gym facilities for free at all USC ...