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 ...
17 Jun 2019
Bicycle clean-up operation on faculty and USC premises
From 12 June all broken bicycles wil be tagged on faculty and USC premises. As of 8 July, broken and abandoned bicycles will be cleared from the bicycle racks. This will allow more students and employees to use ...
17 Jun 2019
Evacuation Science Park 904
This morning at 12.00 an automatic fire alarm was activated on the fourth floor, due to a large amount of steam rising from a dish washer used for cleaning lab equipment.
23 May 2019
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 (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.
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
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 ...
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.
29 Jan 2019
Window cleaning Science Park
From 4 February to 5 March the windows of Science Park 107 and 904 will be cleaned, both from the outside and inside of the building. You are kindly requested to accommodate the window cleaners where necessary.
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.
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.
11 Dec 2018
Extra information regarding recent e-mail problems
The past few months we have had recurring problems with the e-mail services of the UvA. During these incidents, UvA students e-mail was unavailable via Outlook and/or Webmail. Our administrators are aware of these ...
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
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.