The use of “study drugs” is one the rise, with about a quarter of students having used stimulants such as Ritalin to stay focused. Why is this becoming so common? Should we be worried, and are there any good alternatives? These questions will be discussed with the audience, faculty members and a
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Dutch Nao Team

Bas van den Brink
Bas van den Brink 2019-09-12

The Dutch Nao Team is a group of students bachelor and master students focused on making robots play football in yearly competitions such as the Robocup. Last year we ended up in the top 12 (of 24) while the year before that we ended up almost last. Furthermore the Dutch Nao Team provides
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Quotes for Robert Belleman

Ferdi Zwamborn
Ferdi Zwamborn 2019-06-20

As you might already know, Robert Belleman is taking a sabbatical next year. The FNWI is organizing a goodbye party on the 2nd of juli. They've asked us if students have any quotes about Robert. If you have a nice quote, please send it to bestuur@svia.nl.

Traineeship at Codit

Loes Gennissen
Loes Gennissen 2019-06-12

Full of ambition, but without a background in IT; this is how I started the Integration traineeship at Codit. Within a year I’ve learned to program and integrate at breakneck speed. I’ve learned to use and apply .NET/#C, BizTalk, XSLT, SQL and HTML. I’ve done this by
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Look & Feel LAB42

Ferdi Zwamborn
Ferdi Zwamborn 2019-05-28

The UvA is interested in the thoughts of students regarding the interior design of the new building, that will be ready in 2022. To do this, they have created a short survey. Filling it in only takes 10 minutes of your time and by doing so, you can have a say in the design of the new building. You
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Vote for the Student Council!

Ferdi Zwamborn
Ferdi Zwamborn 2019-05-14

The student council elections are being held this week (13-17 May)! You can vote for parties on a central and faculty level. The faculty parties are Lief, Slaafs and Red UvA. On a central level, you can vote for UvA Sociaal, De Vrije Student, Red UvA and Slaafs. You can vote on
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At the beginning of this year, we asked all staff at the Faculty of Science to think of a name for the new building. Around 35 names were nominated, after which a vote among IvI and ILLC colleagues and an administrative and legal (trademark) check ultimately left over two names: LAB42 and SP xxx
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[ This event will be in Dutch ]

Missen jouw ouders het studeren? Hebben ze altijd al een keertje Science Park willen zien? Willen ze leren programmeren? Dan is dit de kans! Neem ze 7 juni mee naar de ouderavond georganiseerd vanuit via, je ouders maken hier kennis met via, krijgen
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