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Announcements

Social Sciences

Results: 51 - 77 of 77
Results: 51 - 77 of 77
  • 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.
  • Students wanted for interviews and workshops
    22 Jan 2021
    Last year, the UvA started to improve educational logistics. This concerns everything that is required to enable you to study at the UvA. Consider, for example, the timetable, course registration, but also how and ...
  • Impact of curfew on the UvA
    22 Jan 2021
    The government has announced a number of measures to tighten the coronavirus lockdown, including a curfew from 21:00 as of Saturday 23 January. All activities should be stopped at least an hour before the start of ...
  • Extension of coronavirus measures, Keep in Touch campaign
    13 Jan 2021
    The current coronavirus measures will be extended by three weeks. This means that the measures currently in place for teaching at the UvA will also be extended until (at least) 9 February 2021. Below you can read ...
  • Late registration
    4 Jan 2021
    Only if you have signed up during the course application period, you have a guarantee that you will be able to follow the course. Before the start of the semester there will be a reinstatement opportunity. This ...
  • 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.
  • GSSS Kick-off Event 2020-2021
    4 Sep 2020
    On Friday, the 28th of August the Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS) welcomed all new students starting a Master’s programme with a panel discussion, which could be attended live or online. In case you missed ...
  • IDS x COVID-19 mini-series
    25 May 2020
    Dear Social Sciences students and staff, We hope this letter finds you well amid these uncertain and trying times. We are reaching out to you on behalf of the International Development Studies (IDS) department at ...
  • Study Adviser HG/URP/RMUS - Iris van Urk
    14 May 2020
    My name is Iris van Urk and I’ve just started in my role as Study Adviser and Programme Manager for the three Master programmes in Human Geography, Urban and Regional Planning and Urban Studies.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.