Student resources updates (buildings, IT, University Library)

FASoS Weekly summer break from 5 July-20 August

Please note there will be no FASoS Weekly between Monday 5 July and Friday 20 August 2021.

This edition is the last FASoS Weekly before the summer break. The first edition after the summer break will be published on Thursday 26 August.

Study spots at FASoS no longer available as of Monday 28 June

Considering the end of the academic year is approaching, the study spots at FASoS will no longer be available as of Monday 28 June. Friday 25 June will be the last day you will be able to make use of the study spots at FASoS.

You can still make use of the study spots in the UM libraries. Please remember to make a reservation for a study spot via this link.

New UM-wide minor on Sustainability

The new UM-wide minor on Sustainability will start in September. You can follow a minor in the fifth semester of your bachelor’s programme. The minor gives you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of sustainable development and conduct a research project.

Registration opens on 1 June. Sign up quickly, because places are limited!

Click here for more information and the application procedure for your programme.

Free trial: United Nations I-library

The University Library has set up free trial access for the United Nations I-library until 30 June 2021.

The United Nations I-Library is the comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations.

The UN I-Library was updated in December 2020.

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Register now for a minor at UM!

From 1 June up to and including 1 July 2021, you can register for a minor in the upcoming academic year. Doing a minor gives you the opportunity to become acquainted with another discipline or to specialise in a certain course.

UM-wide minors are offered in the fifth semester and you will receive at least 24 ECTS.

Interested? View the options for your bachelor’s programme here.

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Study spaces at FASoS

Since Monday 12 April, it has been possible to make use of study spaces at FASoS.

In total, there are 45 study spaces available in GG80-82 spread out over 12 rooms. These are open from Monday until Friday from 8.30 – 17.00 and can only be used when you have a reservation.

You can reserve a study spot via this website.

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FASoS buildings closed for King’s Day

Because of King’s Day, the FASoS buildings will be closed from Saturday 24 April until Tuesday 27 April. GG90-92 opens again on Wednesday 28 April.

All COVID- 19 measures stay in place until further notice.

We hope that despite the lockdown everyone will enjoy the long weekend.

UMcard payment temporarily out of order on 14 April after 18.00

On Wednesday 14 April after 18.00, it is temporarily not possible to pay with your UMcard. The system will be offline for a maximum of 4 hours due to maintenance.

During this time period, you can still use your UMcard to gain access to buildings and the library.

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Printing at Randwyck Library and Paul Henri Spaak learning spaces

Since FASoS has closed its doors due to the coronavirus, many students are unable to print documents and readings.

In case you need to print and are unable to make a reservation to do this in the inner city library, the Randwyck Library and the Paul Henri Spaak learning spaces are freely accessible. This means that you do not need to reserve a spot to enter these buildings or study there and are thus able to print things without needing to make a reservation.

More study spaces available in UM libraries

The UM library is cautiously opening up more study places as an answer to the increasing demand from students who have problems with studying from home.

Of course, they are taking all COVID-19 guidelines into account.

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