Alcohol prohibited temporarily

Floor van de Leur
Floor van de Leur 2021-12-13

Dear members,

Unfortunately, the UvA has decided that drinking alcohol in the building is not allowed until the Christmas holidays – neither before nor after 5 PM. Buying alcohol at via is also not allowed for the time being. Even though these rules are rather unfortunate, we trust that you will follow them. We hope that the rules will be lifted again after the holidays!

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Service for International Students

Felix Hoekstra
Felix Hoekstra 2021-12-06

We hope that you are enjoying your time in the Netherlands! We hear that people are still having trouble arranging their basic & personal needs. For those, take a look at International Student Services. Here you can on one hand get information and sign-up for services such as a bank account, phone subscription and mobility card, and on the other hand socialize with like-minded international students and find part-time jobs.

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Are you missing someone to study with? Then come to the UvA Library's online study area, from home, from the library or from a cafe. Education is becoming more hybrid and so will studying be as well. The Onlinebrary is there where and whenever you need it; study sessions will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 09.00 and 18.00 hosted by student-employees. They are still studying, just like you, and they will guide you through the day. During these sessions, there will be a fixed programme of study blocks (50min) and breaks (10min). Ready to start studying together? You can find the Onlinebrary in Microsoft Teams.

Would you like to help organize future High-Teas and various workshops, or provide good food for the ALVs? Then the Cooking Committee is looking for you! Are you interested, or do you have any questions? Send an email to kook@svia.nl now!

Student Party LIEF will soon be organizing a faculty-wide discussion night in collaboration with the Diversity Office regarding diversity at the FNWI. They are therefore looking for students with an affinity for diversity to be panel members at this activity. You will come up with statements together, for example about subjects that you feel very involved with or that you think are important. What are the best ways to promote diversity? What works and what doesn't?

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To Dah Loo: December 2021

Floor van de Leur
Floor van de Leur 2021-11-30

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, a job opening for Student Assessor, info on sustainability, Netflix tips, and a chemistry meme.

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
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
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
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 feest@svia.nl 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!