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.

Latest news

BIT Academy: Part-time IT or data teacher

Felix Hoekstra 2021-11-19

Would you like to work a day or evening per week next to your studies to help young programmers reach their full potential?

Are you a software or data expert and can't you get enough of inspiring others? Come and help BIT become the best tech educator of the Netherlands!

Apply now ->

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Student Assistant wanted (urgently)

Floor van de Leur 2021-11-15

BIS offers a vacancy for a Student Assistant to support the Central International Office of Student Affairs in the DIGIPASS project. DIGIPASS is a multi-university partnership project designed to improve the impact of mobility experiences for students by providing a holistic approach to online mobility support. The project has developed a unique online student training programme, incorporating a range of ICT tools and open educational resources, which will support students during each stage of the mobility life cycle (orientation, pre-departure, during and after mobility). Upon completion, the UvA will offer this online training programme through its own Canvas page. Therefore, the team is looking for assistance in the conversion to our Canvas. So, if you enjoy working with Canvas and html, then this is your chance to join their team!

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Board update week 44

Floor van de Leur 2021-11-07

Dear members,

It feels like yesterday that I wrote the first board update, but it’s been a week already! This is the board update for week 44. We had some board-23-activities again, such as the second Board Interest Evening and the first Open Board Meeting. Last Monday the first BCV took place, which is a big meeting where all committee coordinators could tell us how it’s going and what they need from us.

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Wanted: DJs!

Dionne Gantzert 2021-11-04

Are you eager to show your musical creations to the public again? And would you like to DJ at this special edition lustrum gala? Then the party committee is looking for you! For the gala on December 3, 2021, the party committee is looking for talented DJs who would like to play for one hour. Are you the one we are looking for? Send an email to with your details and possibly a Soundcloud/Mixcloud link to one of your sets, and maybe you will play at the gala on December 3!

To Dah Loo: November 2021

Floor van de Leur 2021-11-03

The To Dah Loo is the monthly newsletter that is posted on the doors of the toilets at Science Park 904. It is made specifically for UvA Science Students and published by the Faculty of Science in cooperation with the Faculty Student Council. The online edition for November can be found here.

In this edition you will find a new FSR column, attention for the Outreach program, the Social Safety Campaign, and a message about (not) smoking on UvA terrain.

Board update week 43

Floor van de Leur 2021-11-02

Dear members,

It has been more than a week since our policy plan was approved by the General Assembly. One of our policy points is that we’d like to keep you all more in the loop about what is going on in our association. Therefore the board will write a (hopefully) weekly update about what we did that week. Whether it is something fun, exciting or maybe something less enjoyable. This is the board update for week 43.

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Sign up for Meet Your Mentor

Floor van de Leur 2021-10-31

Are you a Dutch-speaking Master's student or third-year Bachelor's student at the FNWI and do you belong to an underrepresented group and/or are you a first-generation student? Do you want to start with an exploration on the job market or do you want to bring more focus on your future, and learn what’s possible outside an academic career? The mentoring programme Meet Your Mentor offers you a mentor (a professional) who supports you in the transition to the labor market. Your mentor shares personal experiences and insights and can tell you everything about how you can be of value.

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Activity overview

  • Thursday 2 dec 17:00 - 18:00
  • Lokaal op Science Park

At this lecture, Building Blocks will be sharing a bit about their collective memory project.

This project is a great example of how math and computer science are being used in the world of consumer data. Math is often about numbers, but how does that work with an application to text? This branch within data science is called NLP (natural language processing) and they are happy to tell you more about...

  • Friday 3 dec 18:00 - 23:59
  • Kompaszaal

Due to the new corona measures, the gala unfortunately has to be moved. The new date will be in 2022 and will be announced as soon as possible.

After one and a half years of online activities, it is time for the party committee to organise a physical event again. On December 3rd the lustrum gala will take place! The theme of this evening is the roaring twenties, so get your dress or suit from the...

Oktoberfest 2021

in 1 week
  • Monday 6 dec 17:00 - 22:30
  • Brainwave, Science Park 904

You ask, we deliver! On December 6th, the Barbecue Committee organizes an Oktoberfest as usual: not in September.

For only € 19.95 you will have access to unlimited beer and bratwursts. The Oktoberfest will take place at the Brainwave, so you don't have to worry about bringing a jacket. You do have to worry about a dirndl or lederhosen, come in costume and let your inner German come out. Be there...

  • Wednesday 8 dec 17:00 - 22:00
  • TBA


Do you have an idea for an activity?
Send an e-mail to the Activitycommittee.


Catena Investments

Catena zoekt front-end developer (2 dagen/week)

Catena Investments, part-time

Wij zijn per direct op zoek naar een ambitieuze front-end developer die ons team kan komen versterken voor 2 a 3 dagen in de week. Je wordt lid van een klein team bestaande uit (backend) ontwikkelaars en financiële specialisten. Met dit team zal je gaan werken aan de ontwikkeling van een fintech-toepassing genaamd “INRiSC”. INRiSC is een geautomatiseerd kredietscoring applicatie met als doel de transparantie en efficiëntie van kredietverstrekkingen te vergroten. Je hebt een solide basis van technische vaardigheden in het ontwerpen, coderen en implementeren van SaaS-applicaties.**

Vereniging Informatiewetenschappen Amsterdam


Vereniging Informatiewetenschappen Amsterdam, part-time

Do you like explaining difficult concepts and do you also like helping fellow students with their courses? Then via's tutoring program might be something for you.


Graduate Intern Cyber Risk

Deloitte, full-time

Graduate Intern Cyber Risk

Gustav Mahlerlaan 2970, 1081 LA Amsterdam, Netherlands

Company Description

You have the opportunity to take a sneak peak into the life of our consultants and lay the groundwork for a career in Cyber. At Deloitte.


Internship E-Commerce

BS-HTG, internship

Your place in the organization

Would you like to start working on an interesting intern assignment that matches your interest and expertise? IT is one of the essential sections of HTG and is the center of all business processes. Every day, more than 60 enthusiastic IT colleagues at various locations in the world are actively involved in implementing and maintaining new technological solutions to ensure the development and digitalization of HTG. To realize this, we need your input at HTG!