Student Elections: About the parties

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, […]

Europeans set to cast their vote soon: The EU Elections and its Implications

Europeans set to cast their vote soon: The EU Elections and its Implications By ANNA WIEDEMANN | April 25, 2019 From May 23 to 26, an estimated 512 million citizens from 28 European Union (EU) member states will be able to vote for 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). These MEPs will be elected to […]

What You Need to Know About the 2019 Student Council Elections

What You Need to Know About the 2019 Student Council Elections February 25, 2019 By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTER and SARAH IACOBACCI University Student Councils in the Netherlands possess powers which many other educational institutions do not reward their students with. For instance, the university needs their approval to instigate changes. The importance of students’ voting is […]

Low Participation Rates on this Year’s Student Council Elections

The director announced the results of this year’s Student Council elections on May 24 at Maagdenhuis. Every Spring, students from the University of Amsterdam are invited to vote for the new Faculty Student Council and the Central Student Council members. The newly elected council members will commence their positions on September 1st, 2018. While FSR […]

UvA Students to Vote for Student Council Elections from May 14 to May 18

From May 14 to May 18, the University of Amsterdam is calling for students to vote for the Student Council Elections 2018. Different parties introduced their candidates for three different categories: student councils, faculty student council and central student council. Central Student Council: What the parties want Blink Ujjin, 19, a second-year economics and business […]