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YOUthACT Conference Empowering the Students

YOUthACT Conference Empowering Students By KELLY ZHAO SIJIE & SOOHYUN BAE | April 19, 2019 The Amsterdam-based student teams of Amnesty International and UNICEF joined forces to host ‘YOUth ACT,’ a youth conference held at Amsterdam University College (AUC) on April 13 and 14, 2019. Over two exciting days of talks, workshops and small-group networking, a diverse […]

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Activist Rudolf Valkhoff Arrested After Protest​ Participation

Activist Rudolf Valhoff Arrested After Protest Participation By ISABEL BONNET | April 16, 2019 Illustration by Sofia Romansky He was allegedly mocked by several police officers and sexually harassed.   Rudolf Valkhoff, 65, worked as a History and Philosophy teacher at the University of Amsterdam for 30 years. In 2015, he participated in the Bungehuis and […]

About 100 Students Danced in Protest of the Budget Cuts on Education

About 100 Students Danced in Protest of the Budget Cuts on Education By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE | April 19, 2019 On Friday, April 12, about 100 students and residents danced from 2 pm to 5 pm in protest of the budget cuts on education. The ‘Outraved’ dance demonstration started at Binnengasthuisterrein by the Oudemanshuisport (OMHP) campus. It […]

UvA Students Participate in RoetersRun 2019

UvA Students participate in RoetersRun 2019 April 12, 2019 By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE Wednesday, April 10 marked the annual RoetersRun at University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland Campus. Over 50 runners kicked off at 7:30 pm beside the bridge between the ABC building and the E building. The participants ran 5 kilometers over three laps around the campus […]

How does UvA use social media accounts?

How does UvA use Social Media Accounts? The Amsterdammer talked to the UvA Social Media team to find out what goes on behind-the-scenes the official social media accounts and how they maintain intrigue towards them.   March 19, 2019 By SHUZHAO XUE So far, UvA is present on five social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, […]

Library Night at UB Singel

CSR and UvA Green Office Host Library Night at UB Singel March 13, 2019 By AISHWARYA KOTTAPURAT On Wednesday, March 13, the UvA’s Central Student Council (CSR) and Green Office hosted a library night at the Universiteit Bibliotheek Singel. The event ran from 10 pm Wednesday until 2 am Thursday. The night consisted of a […]