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The University must prioritise active diversity policies, including decolonization, as mentioned in the 2016 Diversity Report
The UvA should offer free menstrual products at each campus
The UvA should invest in more accessibility for students with functional limitations as well as sensitivity towards these students
All board members of study associations should receive equal financial support from the University
All lectures should be available online, independently of COVID-19 cases or quarantine regulations
Students wishing to take honours courses should be able to do so based on their motivation, regardless of their grades
More investment is needed in interdisciplinary education (providing students with more than just one perspective on a particular subject, such as honours, PPLE or IIS programs)
As a way to curb the growth of the university, Dutch language courses should be a mandatory part of all programs
It is the government’s responsibility to provide mental health support for students. Therefore, the university should not spend extra resources on this
The Binding Study Advice (BSA) should be abolished
There should be no mandatory attendance for seminars/ tutorials
The number of international students in a council should be representative of the number of international students within a faculty, or the University (same for Dutch students).
Academic freedom is as equally important as social safety.
The university should stop the prioritisation of students from outside the EU in regard to university provided student housing.
The Numerus Fixus (a limitation in the number of students admitted) should be used to stop the growth of the university
Programs should have the sole responsibility in deciding whether they teach in Dutch or in English
The UvA should address problems such as systemic overwork and bad working conditions among its teachers by giving out more permanent contracts.
The UvA should involve students in long term plans for study spaces and teaching facilities according to the expected growth in student population
The UvA should cut ties with fossil fuel companies like Shell
The executive board of the university should be elected through an open election by the students and worker’s body
Student councils should support occupations as a legitimate means of protest at the university
Admission to programs with a limited student capacity should be based on merit rather than random selection through a lottery system
All food options (including meat) should be available at the university cafeteria