Launch: National Action Plan on Diversity and Inclusion

As of 1 September, the Netherlands has a national action plan to promote diversity and inclusion in teaching and research. With this action plan (in Dutch) , the Dutch universities and research institutions, in conjunction with the government, have taken a further step in their commitment to diversity and inclusion. Nine parties signed the plan, including the … Continue reading Launch: National Action Plan on Diversity and Inclusion

Our Embedding EDI blog is live

The University of Birmingham (UoB) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have joined together in a strategic partnership that aims to build upon our long-standing Universitas 21 connection, and enhance collaborative opportunities between our institutions, focused around Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). Drawing on the outstanding EDI related research at both universities. Read More on: … Continue reading Our Embedding EDI blog is live

Sign up for the Academic Diversity Programme

UvA photo by Maartje Strijbis

UvA's Academic Diversity Programme (ADP) is a mentoring programme in which students are supported by senior students during their first year at the university. Applications are now open for the upcoming academic year! So, what exactly is ADP, and why is it called a diversity mentoring programme? What has the programme done for the participants, … Continue reading Sign up for the Academic Diversity Programme

Two UvA-students nominated for ECHO Award 2019

Two UvA students have been nominated for the finale of the ECHO Award 2019: Sahar Afzal (Conflict Studies) and Ahmed Bayoumy (Medicine). On September 26 it will become clear whether one of the UvA-students wins the coveted ECHO Award, at Loyens & Loeff in Amsterdam. Students who are eligible for the ECHO Award are successful … Continue reading Two UvA-students nominated for ECHO Award 2019