10 January 2019 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'As cheesy as it sounds, I want to choose love and not fear. Reach over to something rather than shying away from something else.'
Give me freedom, and I will be responsible
9 October 2018 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'The reality is that quitting when you know something is not for you and is making you unhappy – that is the best thing you can do for yourself.'
Leaning into the UvA and Amsterdam communities
2 October 2018 - By Leslie Wheeler, Master's student Entertainment Communication: 'The best decisions I’ve made since becoming a Master’s student is to keep an open mind and get involved when something sparks my interest.'
Rise and shine
13 November 2017 - By Sara-Jane van der Vegt, study adviser: 'I’m kind of flabbergasted by our students.'
1 September 2017 - By Sara-Jane van der Vegt, study adviser: 'Being a study adviser in university is like a marriage; you’re there for your students, for better or for worse.'
Somewhere along the way
25 July 2017 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'I had the chance to finally think a bit about what I am doing, where I am, how I got here and what I want.'
When new laws matter for communication science
24 July 2017 - By Damian Trilling, assistant professor Political Communication & Journalism: "There are many differences between countries that shape how we communicate."
'Time to say goodbye'
19 May 2017 - By Sara-Jane van der Vegt, study adviser: 'As a study adviser, I’m not very happy with you if you never leave the Master’s, but maybe we can do one more day?'
Tango dancing in The Hague
10 May 2017 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's alumna: 'Feeling unsure of which direction to take with my finished degree, I decided to gain some work experience first. Now I get to try out one of the coolest communication jobs out there.'
Judge yourself at your best, not at your worst
2 May 2017 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'I often think of how astronauts might feel. Imagine yourself up there, looking at planet earth. Doesn’t everything seem so petty in front of such of a majestic view?'
The Doom Loop
24 April 2017 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'With a little positivity you can create productivity, escape the doom loop and make the thesis deadline.'
Time to think about the future?
13 April 2017 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'I formulated three tips which hopefully will help you to structure the search for your dream job.'
Too good to be true
14 February 2017 - By Lonneke van de Ven, Master's student Corporate Communication: 'We are all able to publish things on the internet. But how do you know if a story is true?'
Ready, set, go! The start of ‘Mission becoming a Doctor’
6 February 2017 - By Marthe Möller, PhD candidate Entertainment Communication: 'One could think that, for a geek, the transition from being a Master’s student to being a PhD student is not that big - both involve performing statistical analyses.'
What's the best choice for 2017?
3 February 2017 - By Lotte Luijten, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Apparently there’s some kind of new trend in the Internship world when it comes to applying for a position.'
26 January 2017 - By Robyn Johnston, Master's student Persuasive Communication: 'Is optimism the cause of modern day misery?'
17 January 2017 - By Damian Trilling, assistant professor Political Communication & Journalism: 'Not long ago, we would not even have realized there was a power outage at night, and at least those commuting by bike would have realized only when ...
Coming of Age
17 January 2017 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'I think that it’s either the 9 to 5 life, or the travel the world scenario (which tempts me every day).'
Waka waka: 'Do your Task'
10 January 2017 - By Sara-Jane van der Vegt, study adviser: 'I’m rushing to work again, overly planning all my friends into my very Dutch diary and constantly checking my phone.'
21 December 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Too many alternatives have the opposite effect of making a decision easier. A decision is easy when there is only one way to go, or maybe two.'