From May 16 to May 20, the student council elections take place, which means you can go and vote! In this article, we present the first candidates of each party––020, De Vrije Student, Activistenpartij UvA, and INTER––who run for the Student Council of the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Science (FSR FMG).
Author: Sibylle Loock (Sibylle Loock)
Temptation Island, Too Hot To Handle (THTH), and many more. Most of us know those reality shows just too well. The OBOV UvA Student Board, which is a student branch of the Our Bodies Our Voice Foundation, invited guest speaker Professor Dr. Misha Kavka to talk about reality TV’s hook-up culture and what makes them so attractive to watch.
So far, getting into the study program of Political Science has been accessible to almost all students with a diploma. However, this is about to change as the implementation of a numerus fixus is insight. What does that mean for the future?
97% of women aged 18 to 24 have experienced some kind of sexual assault in their life. Furthermore, a Dutch study shows that 11% of women in the Netherlands have been a victim of rape during their time as a student. This number is shocking and proposes a dangerous life during student years. What is it like at our university, and is anyone helping to prevent sexual harassment?
Dear monthly bleeders, have you ever had the problem of getting your period unexpectedly, and you had no tampons or pads with you nor money to buy them? So, you had to improvise with UvA’s thin toilet paper that surprisingly ‘saved’ your day. This is a typical example of period poverty, but what is period poverty exactly, and how is the situation at UvA?
In our article “Power to the Students” you could read about how the CSR works. But how are decisions made, and what specific topics are discussed during their plenary meeting? We went to one of their meetings for you and got the answers!
Politics outside of the UvA face the ongoing struggle to grant a proportional number of female representatives in relation to society. Further, in the workforce, women tend to be underrepresented though how does this play out at our university?