This page provides all the practical information you will need at the start of the academic year, as well as information about where to turn to with questions.
Your AUAS ID and password allow you to access AUAS ICT facilities. Your AUAS ID is stated in the welcome letter you were sent by email after you enrolled. Go to id.student.hva.nl to activate your AUAS ID. Simply click on the 'Activate account' link and follow the instructions. Once you have done that, log in to your AUAS mailbox. Be sure to check your inbox regularly, or you might miss important information. Log in at email.hva.nl using your AUAS [email protected] email address (your AUAS ID followed [email protected]) and your password.
Have you paid your tuition fees and made all further steps required to finalise your enrolment? You cannot start your degree programme this September unless you have completed all the required steps. Once a proof of enrolment has been sent to your AUAS email address, you can be sure that your enrolment has been finalised.
Every day's study begins with MyAUAS (the AUAS digital learning platform). Here you can log in with your AUAS ID and find your timetable, all you need to know about your courses, your grades and any messages from your lecturers. If a lecturer will be absent, you will be notified via MyAUAS. You will also find an A-Z list of practical information for your programme, including such things as ICT, facilities, regulations and supervision.
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The definitive reading list for Sport Studies - track ISMB will be published no later than 1st of July on the Athenaeum Bookstore website. You can also order your books on this website.
Surfspot offers you free use of Office programs and discounts on many other software products.
Do you want to make optimal use of the facilities at the AUAS? Then a laptop is very useful. It is also advisable to have a powerbank to charge your laptop so that you do not need to depend on the power points in the Dr. Meurer building.
Every student is issued with a student ID card. These can be used for printing, borrowing books and payment at vending machines. To apply for your student ID card, simply upload your passport photo via mijnhvapas.nl. This will require you to enter your AUAS ID, which has been sent to you by email. You will receive your student ID card at the end of August.
If you apply for your student ID card before 10 August, it will be sent to your correspondence address in the week of 20 – 24 August (the week before the AUAS induction week). If you apply for your student ID card between 10 August and 15 September, it will be sent to you within two working weeks.
Once you have received your student ID card, you will need to activate it (once only) at one of the service points in the AUAS buildings. Please bring along a valid ID.
NB: if you do not live in the Netherlands, your student ID card will not be sent to your home address. It will be ready for you to collect from one of the service points.
The academic year commences on Monday 27 August , starting with an introduction week. Your first classes will follow a week later. Class lists will be communicated during the introduction week.
Once you have your class list, you will be able to check your timetable at https://rooster.hva.nl. You can link your timetable to calendar applications such as Outlook, Google Calendar, iCalendar or the calendar application on your mobile phone. Go to the AUAS academic calendar to find out how the academic year is structured and when the holiday periods are scheduled.
If you have a disability or chronic illness, this might affect your study progress. In many cases, this entitles you to special facilities, such as additional time on tests or a customised chair.
If you suffer from dyslexia, you can request additional time on tests online. You will need your AUAS ID for this. For more information, go to studying with a disability or chronic illness and read the section on dyslexia.
If you suffer from a different disability or a chronic disease, or if you need additional facilities, please contact the degree programme's student counsellor: overview of the student counsellors.
Your teaching location is closed during summer recess from Monday 23 July until Friday 17 August 2018. In case of emergency, you can contact the student administration from Monday - Friday between 9.00-12.00 hrs during summer recess. Phone: +31 (0)20-595 3400
After summer recess you can contact the student administration on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Please call +31 (0)20- 595 3431 or send an e-mail to [email protected].
The introduction week at Sport Studies – track ISMB takes place the week before the first lectures, from Monday 27 August through Thursday 30 August. The Sport Studies - track ISMB introduction week is an unforgettable experience. It is organised by current students in order to welcome you to our faculty family. Within the four days full of adventure and excitement, you will get to know all of your fellow peers as well as explore your new home city Amsterdam. It is a week full of fun activities and community.
Are you ready to enjoy yourself with a once in a lifetime experience? Then pack your bags and we will see you at the introduction week! The organisation team will send you all the information regarding programme, costs, what to bring etc. Your attendance during the introduction week is highly desired – if you are unable to attend, you need to tell the organisation team in advance.
All AUAS students can obtain fast and secure access to the internet via the ‘hva’ or ‘eduroam’ network, which allows access to to all information systems. To obtain access to the network, you will be required to complete a number of steps once only. Once you have done that, you will always connect automatically at all AUAS locations.
To help you get settled in Amsterdam you can join the International Student Network (ISN). ISN is a student-run organisation of both the Pogled u Plavo (AUAS) and the University of Amsterdam. ISN aims to facilitate the social and cultural integration of international students in Dutch society and in Amsterdam in particular.