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Summer opening times Front Office FASoS

During July and August 2018 the Front Office has adjusted Summer opening times.

The Front Office will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10.00-12.30 and 13.30-16.00.

During the Introduction week, from 27 -31 August, the Front Office will only be open between 13.30-16.00.

Have a nice summer!

Call for Proposals: SDG Action Competition

UM’s Opening of the Academic Year on Monday 3 September focuses on the responsibility of universities for sustainable development. The university is organising a competition on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This means you will have the opportunity to play an active role in shaping our community and to win an award worth €3,000 for your SDG action project. Please submit your proposal to green-office@maastrichtuniversity.nl before 24 July 2018.


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Important change in assessment process

Due to a change proposal, approved by our Board on 6 June 2018, you are no longer expected to sign your assessment forms at the exam administration office (EA).

The email in which you provide the EA with your results (assessment forms, Safe Assign report, etc) will be used as your consent for processing, publishing and archiving these results.

The EA will invite the programme directors to sign all remaining assessment forms.

Register for a Chair Massage at FASoS

To release work stress, chair massages by a professional masseuse are offered to all FASoS scientific and support staff.

The massage sessions take place (mostly) every Tuesday and Thursday between 11.30 and 13.00, in room 0.002 at Grote Gracht 80-82. You can participate once a week for 15 minutes. The massage involves a fully clothed treatment of the head, neck, shoulders, back and arms. It lowers stress and is pain-relieving.

A registration list is located at the reception desk at GG 90-92.


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Explore the EBSCO Academic e-book Collection

As of July 2017, the EBSCO Academic e-book Collection is available for UM students, teachers and researchers. This is an extensive package of about 170.000 e-books in a broad range of academic subjects. These e-books are multiple users accessible, 90% of the titles have no user restrictions and even 99% of the books are downloadable. Four times a year new titles are added.


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New UM PowerPoint presentation and templates available

A new version of the corporate PowerPoint presentation is available in order to present information about Maastricht University.

The presentation contains detailed UM information like facts and figures, our education and research, history, alumni and strategic programme. You can use the presentation as a whole or use a selection of slides.

A UM PowerPoint template is also available for download.

 

FASoS Weekly summer break from 2 July-17 August

Please note there will be no FASoS Weekly between Monday 2 July and Friday 17 August 2018. The last FASoS Weekly before the summer break will be published on Thursday 28 June. The first edition after the summer break will be published on Thursday 23 August.

If there are pressing matters during the break, we will consider sending out a special edition. Please contact the FASoS Weekly team via communications-fasos@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Join FASoS on LinkedIn

Did you know that FASoS is active on LinkedIn? Make sure to follow us and add FASoS to your profile.

You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Input asked to support FASoS Teaching Staff

As an educationalist I (Marloes Menten – BBS cluster) would like to support you (the teachers of FASoS) in the endeavour of innovative teaching. We assume many of you face similar challenges. We therefore kindly invite you to fill in the following questionnaire. Filling in the questionnaire will take approximately 10 minutes. Please fill in the questionnaire before Sunday 20 May.

Survey for department chairs
Survey for all other employees


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Apply for a UM Diversity & Inclusivity Grant

Do you have great ideas on how to increase student or staff diversity? Or how to create a more inclusive UM community?

Then apply for a UM Diversity & Inclusivity Grant! The complete call can be found on the intranet. The deadline for proposals is 04 June 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact Diversity Officer Constance Sommerey.


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