Dutch Student Associations: A quick glance for international students By LAURE BLANCHEZ | November 22, 2019 Cover image by Isabel Bonnet / The Amsterdammer In light of the new academic year, and the numerous international students that come with it, the Amsterdammer interviewed some members of sororities and fraternities at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in order […]
Student Elections: About the parties By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE and SARAH IACOBACCI | May 6, 2019 You may have started to hear the buzz around the UvA campus as student bodies begin gearing up for the upcoming student elections in May. This year, there are four parties running for the Central Student Council (CSR); De Vrije Student, […]
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 […]
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 […]
5 Study-Snacks and Where to Find them Around Campus With the end of the current block approaching, many of us have finals coming up. Instead of stress-eating junk food, why not enjoy a few brain-boosting alternatives! By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE It can be difficult to keep a balanced diet when living alone since cheap pizza and […]
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.