Behind the scenes: Faculty of Science

Everyday we’re working at the Faculty of Science. Drinking coffee from one of the coffee machines, reading the To-dah-Loo on the toilet, opening our books in the study area. Life is good here. The floors are neat and clean, the toilet seat has its original...

Job board - source: Andrew Leyden on Flickr
The UvA Job board and some golden job application tips

The days when academically schooled students were recruited straight out of their lecture halls are mostly over. Nowadays most of us have to actually put in an effort to find a nice and fun job that isn't an unpaid internship at some cool but financially...

FSR workspace on a regular day.
Special report II: infiltrating the Faculty Student Council

In the first special report about the Faculty Student Council I explained where democratic student representation in the Faculty Board started and how it’s organised. This time we are going to dig deeper into the lives of our representatives. What do they do? Are these...

Special report I: What’s a faculty student council?

Last year, I was just a blogger on What The Faculty, now I am a member of the Faculty Student Council and a blogger on What The Faculty. It makes me feel like a double agent. A double agent infiltrating a group to provide vulnerable information to...

Party guide for science freaks

Attending lectures, preparing assessments and studying for exams is an exhausting lifestyle for most of us! Solving equations can lead to severe headaches and leisure is the only method to resolve them. Exercising, discussing the latest developments in fashion and watching television are broadly applied...

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