Entries by VSPA Bestuur

EOY Goodbye Letter — Greetings from the 82nd Board!

With the academic year over, we hope to catch you with this mail somewhere on a sunny beach, hiking high up in the sky, or enjoying your summer with friends and family. We are busy at work with finalizing our year, and we have been reflecting on the crazy ride it has been! With 7 […]


Is the summer weather not so nice? No worries, the VSPA is doing one last time to sell their custom and unique sweaters, attainable as Zip-Up or Hoodie, at an extra discount! With sustainability in mind, our new Sweater Project Committee has made sure to make the most comfortable and cozy sweaters possible. We are […]


Ready to get some vitamin sea? The wilderness committee has planned out their full day event for you! Always wanted to learn how to surf, but didn’t work out yet? We got you! The wilderness committee decided to do a surfing event! We organized surfing lessons for everybody who wants to ride the waves at […]

Master Thesis Presentation – June 19th

The VSPA is proud to announce a new type of event, in collaboration with the Department of Psychology – the first-ever MASTER THESIS EXTRAVAGANZA! This event is designed to support the Master’s students of the various programmes within the Psychology Department by giving them a platform to promote and raise awareness of their research! We […]

PRIDE PARTY – 20de Juni @ SOHO

With the temperature rising, the energy in the city is shifting, and what better way to celebrate PRIDE MONTH than with the final party of the VSPA! In collaboration with Mercurius and Machiavelli, we’re inviting you out to the famous Reguliersdwarsstraat to party your heart out until 3am on June 20th. Come in drag and […]

AMSUnlocked @ LIEF – June 3rd 2023

On the 7th of June, the doors will open once again at 16:00 for the second time and AMSUnlocked will welcome over 2000 festival-goers. AMSUnlocked is an initiative of 5 founding-study associations of the UvA, and has partnered with student-run associations all over the Amsterdam region. We are expecting 2000 festival-goers on Wednesday at the […]

Queer Clips & Drinks @ Brug34

The Queer Committee is proud to celebrate Pride month and invites you to another event showcasing queer-expression! Founded last year, the Queer Committee and separate Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/vspaqueercommittee/) has been committed to supporting all psychology students at the UvA and bringing together members of the LGBT+ Community in fun events. Last year, the main event in […]

Lecture: Aging with Dignity and Respect

Join us for the last lecture of the year! Our lecturer will be our very own professor Richard Ridderinkhof. You will probably recognise him from the Developmental courses. He will discussing topics such as healthy cognitive ageing and ageism in the modern society. You can earn a colloquium point with your attendance! This lecture will […]

ADVENTURE TRIP – 3rd & 4th June

  To lift off the stress after the exams, what is better than going away on the weekend and camping? For a weekend that you’ll never forget, full of fun activities and being surrounded by nature, join the Adventure Trip on the 3rd and 4th of June! Our destination is Bakkeveen, a beautiful village in […]