Project with children about technology

Floor van de Leur
Floor van de Leur 2022-01-18

Are you ready for an experience that will change your view of Amsterdam? And do you want to teach and inspire children about technology and the digital world around them?

Then Stichting Move is looking for you! Move is committed to children aged 10 to 16 who have fewer opportunities than their peers.

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New Year's Survey FSR

Floor van de Leur
Floor van de Leur 2022-01-14

The FSR wants to hear your opinion via their annual New Year's Survey! Fill it out if you want to help think about the problems at Science Park. You might even win a 50 euro bol.com voucher! That's a win-win situation, so quickly click here to participate.

Call for problems for the (B)APC

Floor van de Leur
Floor van de Leur 2022-01-14

The Benelux Algorithm Programming Contest (BAPC) is an annual programming contest where you solve algorithmic problems as part of a team. Next year the BAPC will take place at the TU Eindhoven. The preliminaries (the APC) are organized by our own Competition Committee at our beloved Science Park. For the coming editions of the APC and the BAPC in the fall of 2022, the organization is looking for original programming problems. So do you have a nice idea for a programming puzzle? Then take a look at this call for problems. The deadline is on January 22nd. If you'd like to take part in the jury, you can also find more information via the link above.

CoffeeIT is hiring

Felix Hoekstra
Felix Hoekstra 2022-01-13

Board update week 1

Floor van de Leur
Floor van de Leur 2022-01-09

Dear members,

This is the first board update of 2022! First of all we would like to wish you all a very happy new year. It’s been a strange couple of weeks with the holidays in lockdown, but we hope you have enjoyed yourselves nevertheless.

You’re obviously wondering what the board has been up to these past few weeks. Of course we have celebrated the holidays, but additionally we’ve been busy wrapping up the year. The four of us made some cute Christmas and winter photos, which you can admire on the via and FNWI Instagram pages (@svia.nl and @uva_science). Björn also received and processed a whole bunch of declarations from committees that were still allowed to spend their thank-you budgets. Dylan and Floor spent their time in isolation, because unfortunately our big friend omicron came to visit us. Felix had some last minute sponsorship talks, so we’ll start off the year with some incoming money. But we've been especially busy the last few weeks with teaching the candidate board all that we know! The candidates are now busy writing a policy plan, for which you will soon be able to provide input and feedback.

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To Dah Loo: January 2022

Floor van de Leur
Floor van de Leur 2022-01-09

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 December can be found here.

In this edition a new FSR column, an interview with a library employee, a training about dealing with stress, and a New Year's survey.

In January, the course Webtechnologie (Web Technology) will be taught to first year students Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. Traditionally, members of via try to hack into the students' servers. That is fine, since it forces the students to think about their security, but the course teachers would like to remind you that hacking the servers should not have big consequences for the students. Therefore they want to ask you to make small changes only, make a backup before you edit code, and leave a message for the students so they know what is going on. As long as you comply with these guidelines, we wish you good luck hacking the servers!

Job opening secretary FSR (Dutch only)

Floor van de Leur
Floor van de Leur 2022-01-04

This job opening is for fluent speakers of Dutch only. If you would like to read it in Dutch, you can change your language settings by clicking on the globe in the top right corner.

Deloitte Digital Event

Felix Hoekstra
Felix Hoekstra 2021-12-30

Are you looking for a job in the field of digital marketing, advertising and commerce? Apply for Deloitte Digital’s Contract in a Day!

As Junior Consultant, you work within a multidisciplinary team where you go through all phases of a successful project, from strategy to implementation, to scaling and delivering the final results.

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Currently the Cavia committee is busy finishing the next almanac, but after the Christmas break they will start work on the next edition of via's periodical: the Cavia. If you'd be interested in helping with this, as a writer, interviewer or designer, join the committee by signing up!

If joining an extra committee is too much of a commitment for now, but you'd like to write articles from time to time, you can sign up for the voluntary writers list. If you sign up you're asked whether you'd like to write an article each time the committee starts working on a new edition!

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