On the 14th of december students and staff will protest in the Hague against budget cuts in higher education. Over the years, you have probably noticed some of the effects of these cuts. The standard study grant has been cancelled, some study groups have more than 40 students, an interesting
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The Genootschap ter Bevordering van Natuur-, Genees- en Heelkunde (Institute for the promotion of physics and medicine) grants travel scholarship to young researchers twice a year. PhD students from beta sciences, medicine and dental science from both the UvA and VU can apply for the grant. The
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FSR 'Talk to the Council' lunch

Nienke Duetz
Nienke Duetz 2018-12-04

The Faculty Student Council (FSR) is organizing their first ever 'Praat met de Raad' (Talk to the council) lunch. During this lunch, members of the council will be present to answer any questions you may have concerning their work or the faculty. At the moment the council is working on the honours
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Blockchain meetup!

Sander Hansen
Sander Hansen 2018-11-26

Are you interested in building, contributing, or meeting others in the blockchain space? Then come to the monthly #BUIDL Amsterdam events. These events are not for traders or speculators, they are for those with an entrepreneurial mindset. The next event is on the 28th November, will cover the
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Parttime job at BIT Students

Sander Hansen
Sander Hansen 2018-11-26

BIT Students offers talented students, who crave a challenge outside of university, the possibility to work for corporates such as ING, Heineken, Unilever and UPS. By using the newest technologies, we show companies how to innovate. Innovation can be hard, as it requires the ability to think
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Oliebollen Futsal tournament

Nienke Duetz
Nienke Duetz 2018-11-26

Christmas is right around the corner, and therefore the Oliebollen indoor football tournament will take place as well! This will take place on Friday December 28th, in USC Universum from 10:00 am till 6:30 pm. The cost will be €40,- per team. (For example: in a team of 7 players, it is €5,70 per
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Epicinium game kickstarter

Nienke Duetz
Nienke Duetz 2018-11-26

Two via-members have, after graduating from the UvA, started working on Epicinium, a turn-based strategy game with a climate-theme. The game as been in beta for a while, and now they are on Kicktstarter!

Beside that it's a cool strategy game, a bit like Advance Wars but with online
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Every year, the UvA has a budget to stimulate and financially support student initiatives. Stichting Toekenningen (Attributions Foundation) divides this budget between various student initiatives and students who want to organise an event or activity can make a request at this foundation. They
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[This event is in Dutch]

Wil jij deze zomer China op academisch, business en cultureel niveau ontdekken? Wil jij toonaangevende multinationals bezoeken, een consultancy project uitvoeren voor één van onze partners en studeren in Beijing, Chengdu, Hongkong of Shenzhen? Ben jij een ambitieuze,
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New Point of Sale system!

Wilco Kruijer
Wilco Kruijer 2018-10-29

Since the start of this academic year we have been using a new Point of Sale system, this is the system we use in the via-room (A0.10) to track purchases. The new system comes with a few new features: if you have a tab, it is now possible to log in on the site with
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