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

The conference committee is looking for members!

Peter Soulard 2022-06-27

Awesome IT is a yearly conference, organized by order of via. It is a day filled with interesting lectures on the most actual subjects within the information sciences. Besides lectures, there will be plenty of opportunities to network with peers and companies. Organizing such a day is a lot of work, and that’s why we’re looking for new committee members. Do you want to discuss interesting lecturers, interactive projects, themes, and croquette sandwiches? Then email canijoin@awesomeit.nl no later than Sunday, October 16th.

Bachelor Computational Social Science looking for TAs

Floor van de Leur 2022-06-17

The coming academic year, the new Bachelor program Computational Social Science will start. During this interdisciplinary program, developed by various UvA faculties, students learn how to create sustainable digital interventions for societal problems. Students work together with external partners during semester-long projects to make a social impact from day one. Four learning trajectories are at the center of this program: social sciences and humanities expertise, research expertise, digital expertise and change-making expertise. More information about CSSci can be found here.

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Participate at HALON and hack a university!

Floor van de Leur 2022-06-17

Are you a student who likes hacking and wants to make Dutch education more cyber resilient? Join HALON, an education-centered hacking event! During this event you and your team will compete with other teams to find vulnerabilities in systems of four Dutch Universities and SURF. This event takes place on Tuesday, June 28 at TU Delft.

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The Bit Academy is looking for developers and data engineers (in training)!

Ріm Meulensteen 2022-06-16

The Bit Academy is looking for developers and data engineers (in training) who would like to spend a (fixed) morning, afternoon, evening, or day a week helping adults learn to program online as a community coach.

The Bit Academy offers an online training where you learn the skills of a junior data engineer or full stack web developer. At the Bit Academy, the focus is on learning by doing. The course material is structured in such a way that a participant can move through it independently. As a community coach, you make sure that you give participants a push in the right direction if they are not succeeding. You help these beginning programmers by explaining to them unfamiliar and complicated concepts in understandable language. You will also give live coding sessions via Zoom and you will help to develop new educational material. Read the full job description here.

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Side job in education

Floor van de Leur 2022-06-13

Are you looking for a part-time job that not only allows you to earn money, but also to gain useful experience within your own field of study? A job where you can learn about working in secondary education, so that you can experience whether this career option is something for you? Then become a PAL (Personal Assistant Teacher) via the UvA / VU! You will work at least 4 hours per week and earn at least 12.50 euros per hour. There is still room for students who want to work as a PAL for various school subjects at schools in North-Holland or Flevoland. If you want more information or you want to apply, please visit www.palvoordeklas.nl or email pal@vu.nl.

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To Dah Loo: June 2022

Floor van de Leur 2022-06-13

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

In this edition, among other things: an FSR column, electives from the IIS, and the FLUX festival!

Help wanted for Matching AI

Floor van de Leur 2022-05-23

Are you a motivated student who has studied or is still studying Artificial Intelligence? Then the UvA is looking for you! On June 8, 9, and 10, the matching days for the AI bachelor program will take place. For the seminars on June 9, from 1 to 5 PM, the UvA is still looking for TAs. They are also looking for students to help with grading on June 10. This year's seminars will be on path finding, and will also be a question hour for linear algebra.

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ASML presents: ASML Virtual Career Day

Floor van de Leur 2022-05-23

Are you a new engineering graduate? You might help us develop new technology. Our groundbreaking innovations wouldn’t happen without the bright minds who work with us. Find out if you're one of them during the ASML Virtual Career Day on June 2!

Learn more via asml.com/careerday and register before May 29!

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Activity overview

  • Tuesday 13 sep 17:00 - 21:30
  • Science park

The gaming committee is organizing another Magic draft! First we will make decks with the new card packs and after this we will use these decks in a small tournament. For €5,-(is subjct to change) you get 3 packs of cards that you can use during the tournament. Are you still unfamiliar with magic and do you have questions? send an email to gaming@svia.nl for help. We can also help you on the evening...

Freshmen Weekend 2022

in 3 months
  • Fri 30 sep (16:00) - Sun 2 oct (16:00)
  • TBA

Are you new to your studies and would you like to get to know your fellow students? That's possible! Every year, via organises the glorious Freshmen Weekend, where you and more than 150 other students will experience the weekend of a lifetime.

We'll depart on September 30st from Science Park by bus, heading to a beautiful location in the province of Drenthet where we'll spend the weekend. The Freshmen...

Lecture bol.com

in 4 months
  • Thursday 20 oct 17:00 - 18:00
  • C0.05

Bol.com will come give a lecture at via! More information will follow.

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

Vacancies

B&S

IT Graduation Internship

B&S, internship

Are you starting your IT graduation internship in Febraury 2022? At B&S, you get the opportunity to implement and expand your expertise during your research project. Pretty cool, right?

Aigents

Jobs & internships for Data Scientists & Developers

Aigents, full-time

Ready to kickstart your career in Data Science or Software Engineering? Every day we list 150+ of the best career opportunities in The Netherlands – handpicked by our editorial staff.

Bit Academy

The Bit Academy is looking for developers and data engineers (in training)!

Bit Academy, part-time

This is a vacancy for a Dutch position. Fluency of the Dutch language is required.

The Bit Academy is looking for developers and data engineers (in training) who would like to spend a (fixed) morning, afternoon, evening or day a week helping adults learn to program online as a community coach.
The Bit Academy offers an online training where you learn the skills of a junior data engineer or full stack web developer. At the Bit Academy, the focus is on learning by doing. The course material is structured in such a way that a participant can move through it independently. As a community coach, you make sure that you give participants a push in the right direction if they are not succeeding. You help these beginning programmers by explaining to them unfamiliar and complicated concepts in understandable language. You will also give live coding sessions via Zoom and you will help to develop new educational material. Read the full job description here.

Cisco

Associate Solutions Engineer - Bachelor/Master (Graduate) - Netherlands

Cisco, internship

What You’ll Do:

Cisco Sales Associates Program offers a global environment that provides structured training and on-the-job-experience. We will develop your technical, sales and communication skills and give the opportunity to rotate through a variety of areas based on our model of Education Exposure Experience. You will learn how to position Cisco’s architectures, solutions and products to our customers.