Accommodation fee reduced by 50%
On 23rd March, the University of Warsaw rector issued an order which states that students, doctoral candidates, postgraduate students of the School of Education of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the University of Warsaw, and participants of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange, who live in UW facilities, will pay a partial accommodation fee in April.
Rector’s order on the temporary limitation on the obligation to work on the university campuses
On 17th March, the UW rector issued an order on the temporary limitation on the obligation to work on the university campuses, in connection with preventing the spread of the coronavirus. The order includes information for heads of UW units and university administration. It applied until 27th March. On 26th March, Prof. Marcin Pałys, the UW rector, decided to prolong this time until 10th April.
Rector’s statement regulating the functioning of UW
In response to the state of epidemic emergency in Poland, declared on 13th March 2020, the Rector of the University of Warsaw made a statement regulating the functioning of UW. The regulations will come into force on 16th March 2020. Changes concern working arrangements of the university administration, circulations of documents, and operating of the university building.
Letter of the University Council of the University of Warsaw to the academic community
The Council of the University of Warsaw Council addressed a letter to members of the academic community in which it outlined the process of selecting candidates for rector indicated by the Council. We publish the letter.
Changes to the schedule of election activities
The University Electoral Committee adopted a resolution changing the election activities conducted at the University of Warsaw. Due to the document, the UW rector will be elected on 17th June. New dates regarding election procedures result from the Order of the Rector of the University of Warsaw on prevention of the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Psychological support for UW students
In light of current events related to the novel coronavirus, many people might be concerned. Dr. Szymon Chrząstowski, head of the UW Psychological Counselling Centre advises how to deal with your emotions. From next week, students can get online psychological counselling.
UW transitions to remote learning
On 20th March, UW faculties and other didactic units will publish a list of lectures and courses which will be available online from 23rd March. On 16th March, the Digital Competence Centre of the University of Warsaw will inform about the simplification of procedures and guidance on the possibility of conducting online classes, using Kampus platform.
Visit of the President of Iceland to the UW
“Defending Asgard, independence and human rights. The use of history in current affairs” is the title of a lecture that Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland, gave at the University of Warsaw. The meeting was a part of his official visit to Poland.
Election of the UW rector
On 3rd March, the first Electoral College meeting took place. Members of this body elected x candidates for the position of rector. On 22nd April, it will be clear who will manage the university’s activity, represent UW externally and be the superior of employees, students and doctoral candidates.
UW students took 5th place in RITC 2020
The team representing the UW Faculty of Economic Sciences was ranked 5th in the prestigious Rotman International Trading Competition, an annual event that brings teams of students and their faculty advisors from universities worldwide to participate in a unique 3-day simulated market challenge. This year, 47 teams took part in it.
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