Student resources updates (buildings, IT, University Library)

New online booking system student advisers

Since 1 February 2021, the new online booking system Reflex has been online. With this system, it is not necessary anymore to book your appointment with a student adviser via the FASoS front office. Instead you can book and cancel appointments directly online.

You can schedule an appointment with your student adviser via this link.

IWIO evaluations period 3

Period 3, short and sweet? Or short and full on?

Evaluate your course. IWIO is open from 29 January until 10 February.

New database: VoteWatch Europe

The FASoS Library committee arranged a subscription to the database VoteWatch Europe. The database provides access to the full datasets on the votes within the European Parliament (since July 2004) and the Council of Ministers (since 2009).

Connect to the UM network and you can access the database here.

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Fill out the library survey

Could you please take a few minutes to help us to improve the library services? The FASoS Library Committee needs your input in order to make the library better, for you and your fellow students.

Please fill out the survey here.

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Last days to fill out the IWIO

IWIO closes on 12 January. You still have 5 days left to evaluate your course(s).

Evaluate your period 2 courses

Let us know how you liked your courses. IWIO is open from 15 December 2020 until 11 January 2021.

It is time for your annual password change @UM

At the beginning of 2019, we all set a new password that was valid for a maximum period of one year. The introduction of the new password policy was phased in to ensure that people would not all need to change their password at the same time one year later.

However, due to the cyberattack in December 2019, we were all forced to change our passwords again on 2 January 2020. This means that the current password will expire almost simultaneously for most employees and students in January 2021.

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PeerPoint offers free support with your writing assignments or thesis

Are you writing a paper or thesis? PeerPoint offers online advice on issues related to improving your paper and research, such as structure, writing, getting started, finding literature or referencing. Our team is experienced in writing essays and theses.

Are you stuck? Looking for support or someone to brainstorm with? Contact us! We are online every day from 12.00 – 14.00 and you can immediately talk to a PeerPointer through Zoom.

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Tent 1 available as study space as of Monday 2 November

FASoS has decided to use tent 1 as study space as of Monday 2 November to create more opportunities for students to study on campus. The study space is open from 8.45 – 17.00 from Mondays through Fridays.

Please note that a maximum of 30 people can be in the study space at once. The study space is meant for individual studying. Make sure your electronic devices are charged because there are no power plugs in the tent. Please refer to the entire list of house rules here.

Student Portal or Canvas … where to go?

The original set-up was for students to log into Student Portal so they could find their courses, announcements, due dates, grades and other course details (for more information, see here). Upon selecting Course Details in the Student Portal, the student would be redirected to Canvas (this happens in the background, so as a student you do not actually see or notice it).

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