Study Association via

via, short for 'Vereniging Informatiewetenschappen Amsterdam' (Dutch), is the study association for Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Information Science at the University of Amsterdam.

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Think with us about international collaboration

Jet van den Eertwegh

Think with us about international collaboration

I would like to invite you to join the UvA this week to actively think through ethical and moral aspects of international scientific collaboration, in particular collaboration between the UvA and partners located in war zones or areas where human rights are being violated.


Job openings for SNE TA's

Naud Sluis

We are looking for motivated Masters' students that want to assist with labs, participate and grade in the SNE (Security and Network Engineering) Master program. In particular: -The TAs will work approximately 1 or 2 days per week (flexible upon discussion) and they need to be present in lab sessions -They will organize the lab sessions for courses like SSN (Security of Systems and Networks), CIA (Classical Internet Applications), LS (Large Systems) and INR (InterNetworking and Routing) and they will actively assist SNE students in completing them -They will help with grading the lab assignments based on rubrics -Any experience of the TAs with the Master of SNE, Computer Science, VUSec or a related MSc with some exposure in networks, security or distributed systems is encouraged For more information, just contact Kostas Papagiannopoulos:

Looking for members for the Kelder Committee

Mabel Traube

The Kelder Committee of via ensures that the Kelder (our association room in room L0.04 in LAB42) is in excellent condition every day and that the stock is kept up. Thus, the Kelder Committee ensures that all members of via can get their cup of coffee, a tasty snack, a delicious beer or a carton of milk in the Kelder every day. It is also up to the Kelder Committee to advise on new products in the Kelder, to repair broken items, and above all to help people with questions get answers. Basically a jack-of-all-trades!


Become a student informer!

Naud Sluis

1st and 2nd year Computer Science students beware! Will you make students enthusiastic about studying Computer Science at the UvA next year? Then become a student information officer. You will talk about your experience in the program at schools and open days.

Flexible working hours, often in the evening. €14.58 per hour. Interested? You can still apply!

Photographers Wanted!

Luuk Jonker

Have you always wanted to take photos at events with a professional camera? Then we are looking for you!

We are seeking enthusiastic photographers who enjoy taking photos at our events. Whether you have experience or not, everyone is welcome. We have no high expectations; the most important thing is that you enjoy photography!


New creative committee seeks members!

Jet van den Eertwegh

A new creative committee will soon be established, which is there to organise the most fun creative activities of via! Of course, we need committee members for this, so keep reading!

This new committee will deal with small-scale and creative activities. Think of activities like painting, making posters, clay modelling, and more! This committee is there as a replacement for the Interaction Committee, but does not have to deal with their responsibilities besides the small-scale activities that have been organised by this committee.


Summer internship or part-time job at Het Scribe Collectief

Jet van den Eertwegh
| 2024-06-14

Are you concerned about the mental health of young people? And would you like to use your technical skills for better and, above all, faster treatment? Then read on.

About us The Scribe Collective was set up by and for people in healthcare. Our dream? Satisfied healthcare providers and patients by taking administration out of their hands.


Stichting Toekenningen is looking for a new board for 2-4 hours a week in 2024-2025!

Jet van den Eertwegh

Stichting Toekenningen is looking for a new board for the academic year 2024-2025! Stichting Toekenningen manages the ‘Overige studiezaken’ fund of the University of Amsterdam and can award subsidies to student initiatives that enrich student life. As a board member of Stichting Toekenningen, you decide on these applications, increase the reach of the foundation, and maintain contact with the UvA. All these fun and educational tasks only require 2 to 4 hours of your time per week! In addition, board members are eligible for a board scholarship.


Second call: Thesis sessions and student-help needed!

Naud Sluis

Do you have trouble sticking to your schedule? Do you suffer from writer's block? Or do you simply enjoy writing with other students? Then come to the Hybrid Thesis Sessions offered by the Library! From June 10th to July 1st, there will be a session every Monday from 11:00-18:00 in L0.05 where you can join without obligation. A student host will guide the sessions using the Pomodoro method, focusing on the writing process. A Scientific Writing teacher will also be present from 11:00 to 14:00. Registration is not required, but can be done through this link.


Invitation: PublicSpaces conference 2024

Jet van den Eertwegh

The internet is broken - but we can do something about that! On Thursday 6 June and Friday 7 June, Waag Futurelab and PublicSpaces are organising the PublicSpaces conference for the fourth time at Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam. This two-day event is the chance to join the conversation on how we as citizens, organisations and governments can reclaim control of our digital lives from Big Tech.


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Activity overview

Dies celebration

in 3 weeks
  • Tuesday 6 aug 17:00 - 22:00
  • Science Park

Every year, via celebrates its birthday, also known as the dies, on the 6th of August. Via turned 23 this year! Although it is a holiday, we are of course going to celebrate with a festive affair. Therefore, members are welcome on 6 August at Science Park where we will organise a fun bbq with drinks and DJs. Will we see you there?

  • Saturday 21 sep 10:00 - 18:00
  • VU

Are you passionate about programming and do you enjoy solving challenging programming puzzles? Then enter the Amsterdam Universities Programming Contest!

STORM and via are proud to jointly organise this year's AUPC. Previously known as the APC. These are the preliminary rounds of the larger BAPC. Here, you and your team (2-3 members) solve as many programming problems as possible within a tight time...

  • Fri 27 sep (14:00) - Sun 29 sep (13:00)
  • Verzamelen bij Lab42

Are you a first-year bachelor or master student and want to meet new people? Then this is your moment! Because the First Year Weekend of via, which is organised every year, is coming up again. This splashing event takes place right after the first week of exams, so you can enjoy a well-deserved weekend full of fun without stress 🥳

The programme is packed with diverse and super fun activities that guarantee...

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Developer internship (Graduate) at Kega

Kega, internship

> This vacancy is for people who speak dutch

Are you an enthusiastic and talented computer science graduate with a passion for application design and development? Do you want to gain practical experience at a dynamic and innovative company? Then this developer internship at Kega is for you!


Developer (PHP and/or C++ knowledge preferred) (starters and working students)

Copernica, part-time

Copernica is Looking for You

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