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 […]

‘Curry Community’: First-Year Students Launch Online Skills Exchange

First year PPLE students at the University of Amsterdam have set up a skills exchange startup, named Curry Community. The concept is a simple one: it matches students who want to learn a skill with students willing to teach a skill they already have. The cashless project is currently being piloted among the PPLE students […]

Startup Village: A Hotbed for Young Start-Ups in Amsterdam

Startup Village, located at the heart of Science Park, is Amsterdam’s attempt to mold young technology innovators into entrepreneurs. It started in 2016 with a focus on technology and science companies. The project, an initiative of ACE (Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship), Amsterdam Science Park, and UvA Ventures-Holding, now houses around 25 start-up enterprises. Designed by […]