By Rosalie Dielesen – The municipality of Amsterdam has decided to give the youth in Amsterdam priority when allocating social rental properties in 2020. This concerns around 750 of the approximately 4000 homes that become available for regular rental each year. While this law is good news for students in general, the implementation of it comes a little too late for the students about to … Continue reading Finding housing in Amsterdam: An impossible task for AUC students?
By Rosalie Dielesen – On March 15, 40 000 protesters came together in The Hague at the Malieveld to demonstrate for a better education system. While the grassfield was teeming with teachers, students were largely conspicuous by their absence. This was an unusual protest for pedagogy because all levels of the education system decided to strike on the same day. There were around 2000 primary schools, … Continue reading At Protest for a Better Education System, a Noticeable Lack of Students
By Rosalie Dielesen We live in a society where people like to be informed, and where information is available everywhere: except concerning course registration at Amsterdam University College. On November 28 the course registration for the spring semester ended, but this was only the beginning of great hassle for student and teachers. Due to multiple delays in enrolment and a lack of communication regarding the … Continue reading AUCan(t)?
By Rosalie Dielesen The year 2018 is coming to an end. An intense year for some, a year full of changes for others. Soon it is time for New Year’s resolutions, but not just yet. Now is the opportunity for food, family and, of course, ending the year with a bang.Therefore we have found a few venues for you to consider for your New Year’s … Continue reading Party like there is no 2019
By Rosalie Dielesen — Writing can be a tedious process. Think about how long it took you to finish your longest piece! 10 hours? Maybe 20 or even 100? You are not even coming close to the over 1000 hours it took for Pieter Buis, a third-year Humanities major from Amsterdam University College (AUC) to write his musical “Circus of the Rain”. The musical premiered on … Continue reading Circus of the Rain: A review
On Tuesday, March 13, Amsterdam University College’s (AUC) TEDx board hosted their fifth annual event at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), transporting the audience into the “Fifth Dimension”. Continue reading TEDxAUCollege explores “The Fifth Dimension”