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Results: 1 - 20 of 287
  • 17 Jul 2020
    AUC Class of 2020 graduates in first-ever online ceremony

    The Graduation Ceremony for the AUC Class of 2020 was celebrated on Monday 6 July in a live broadcast via YouTube. AUC's first-ever online graduation ceremony, the names of more than 285 third-year students were read ...

  • 16 Jul 2020
    Impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Amsterdam University College

    In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, Amsterdam University College continues to provide students with the best possible (digital) learning environment to ensure that current students can continue their education.

  • 11 May 2020
    Big Questions in Time course creates digital exhibition for final projects

    One of the new Big Questions courses offered at AUC beginning this spring is called Big Questions in Time. In this course, students are asked to examine the central question “what is time” from a variety of different ...

  • 31 Mar 2020
    AUC students lend a helping hand in times of the Coronavirus

    As the world continues to deal with the implications of the coronavirus and need to prevent its further spread, a group of motivated AUC students have stepped up to offer assistance to those in need around the ...

  • 13 Mar 2020
    'Making sense of mass violence' with Professor Abram De Swaan

    In following the policy of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), this series of events have been postponed until further notice due to recent measures being implemented to prevent the further spreading of the new ...

  • 21 Feb 2020
    AUC students give sessions on physics in Oxford-London International Seminar

    From 2 to 4 January, six AUC students participated in the 22nd edition of the International Interdisciplinary Seminar that took place at the University of Oxford and in the Netherhall House in London.

  • 13 Feb 2020
    The Emotional Turn in Contemporary Public and Academic Debates

    From October 2019 throughout 2020, Amsterdam University College will serve as a venue for a series of academic and public events focused on an amazing and highly sensitive dimension of human existence: the realm of ...

  • 7 Feb 2020
    AUC students visit Rijksmuseum's Study Room for photo viewings

    On 25 November 2019, Rijksmuseum curator Hans Rooseboom generously shared a selection of photographs from the museum’s collection with students taking the AUC course "The Photograph as Social Political Document" ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    AUC alumnus Paul Verhagen publishes book on American presidency

    AUC alumnus Paul Verhagen (Class of 2015) has recently co-authored a book titled 'Het Amerikaanse presidentschap: Het machtigste ambt ter wereld' (The American presidency: the most powerful office in the world). ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    Nina Tellegen joins AUC Scholarship Fund board

    Nina Tellegen has joined the board of the AUC Scholarship Fund (ASF) as its newest member on 1 December 2019. Since March 2016 Ms.Tellegen has served as the director of the Amsterdam Economic Board.

  • 21 Jan 2020
    AUC lecturer Dr. Bart Verheggen publishes book on climate change

    AUC lecturer and tutor Dr. Bart Verheggen has been an active participant in the public debate about climate change for over a decade. His first book on the topic, written in Dutch and published by Prometheus, is ...

  • 8 Jan 2020
    AUC alumni receive prizes for societal contributions: AUV Alumni Award and UvA'er of the Year

    In late 2019, AUC alumna Lisa van Holsteijn was announced as the winner of the AUV Alumni Award and Erik van Halewijn was named Folia’s UvA’er of the Year. Both Erik and Lisa were awarded the prizes for their efforts ...

  • 6 Dec 2019
    Local Conference of Youth the Netherlands 2019 takes place at AUC

    From 16 - 17 November 2019, the second Dutch Local Conference of Youth (LCOY) took place in the AUC building. Organised jointly by a group of motivated AUC students and students from other universities in the ...

  • 22 Nov 2019
    Members of AUC community nominated for 'UvA'er of the Year'

    On Wednesday 20 November 2019, AUC’s Head of Studies of the Social Sciences Dr. Sennay Ghebreab and AUC alumnus Erik van Halewijn (Class of 2018) were both named nominees for Folia’s UvA'er of the Year award.

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Right2Education named second runner-up for Aurora Diversity and Equality Award

    On Monday, 28 October, AUC student initiative Right2Education was announced as the second runner-up of Aurora Universities Network’s Diversity and Equality Award. The prize ceremony was held in the Stedelijk Museum ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    AUC celebrates Black History Month

    During October 2019, AUC celebrated Black History Month for the first time. Various events were organised by the Student Life Officer and the Well-Being Team in collaboration with the AUC Student Council (AUCSC) and ...

  • 27 Oct 2019
    AUC alumni Erik van Halewijn and Lisa van Holsteijn nominated for AUV Alumni Awards 2019

    On Wednesday, 16 October 2019, AUC alumni Erik van Halewijn (Class of 2018) and Lisa van Holsteijn (Class of 2018) were announced as two of the eight nominees for the AUV Alumni Awards 2019 for their work on their ...

  • 2 Oct 2019
    AUC kicks-off Lustrum year with Dies Natalis celebrations

    Amsterdam University College celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a series of activities and events that included a festive birthday cake and flag hoisting, the formal Dies Natalis ceremony at the KIT Royal ...

  • 18 Sep 2019
    Interview: AUC alumna Sahar Afzal nominated for ECHO Award

    Recent AUC alumna Sahar Afzal (Social Sciences, Class of 2019) has been nominated as a finalist for the ECHO Awards 2019. She recently spoke to Elize Fallon from the University of Amsterdam about her work in using ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Four AUC students reflect on their experiences of Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School

    During the summer of 2019, AUC students Josephine Geurts, Ruurd Kouwenhoven, Annemijn Ooms and Justin Smael were selected to participate in the Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS).