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, […]
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 […]
March 16, 2019 Lack of Funding in Education Leads to a Nationwide Strike By AISHWARYA KOTTAPURATH On Friday, March 15, students, teachers, and professors around the Netherlands went on a nationwide strike and protested in The Hague to demand the reversal of budget cuts for, and more investment in, education. The strike asks that the […]
Although the area has seen a major increase in safety in the past few decades – having gone from 20,000 reported complaints in 1995 to 8,000 in 2005 – it is still considered one of the most dangerous areas to live in.
The QS World University Rankings by subject for 2019 were released on February 27. The University of Amsterdam maintained its worldwide top position in the field of Communication Science & Media Studies, which QS ranks as one subject area. The ranks are appointed based on the four criteria evaluated by QS: academic reputation, employer reputation, […]
Study Association Off-Screen Host Charity Gala for ‘Movies that Matter’ February 26, 2019 By AISHWARYA KOTTAPURATH On February 20, Off-Screen, the study association of Media and Culture and Media and Information students, hosted a charity gala at the Vondelpark’s VondelCS. The gala was in aid of Movies that Matter, an organization in Amsterdam that aims […]