Prof. Andrzej Tarlecki on new regulations regarding staff matters
On 16th April, a new act on special support measures owing to the spread of coronavirus has been adopted. It includes regulations on, among others, remote exams and defences of theses. In a video, the UW Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Financial Policy, explains what impact the act and latest rector’s orders have on the university, its employees, doctoral candidates and students.
The abundance of plant species in Europe’s forests is decreasing as a result of the displacement of local species by the widespread
Prof. Bogdan Jaroszewicz from the Białowieża Geobotanical Station of the UW Faculty of Biology is among the authors of an article, published in the journal "Nature Ecology & Evolution", presenting how the biodiversity of forest undergrowth has changed over the past decades. The research was based on data from 68 temperate forest complexes in Europe, including the Bialowieża Forest.
UW simplifies its procedures – video of the UW Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Financial Policy
Prof. Andrzej Tarlecki, the UW Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Financial Policy, reminds the UW community about the simplification of financial procedures introduced by the university. He also speaks about HR issues and accommodation in DPN. Prof. Andrzej Tarlecki expresses his gratitude to all who contributed to the UW functioning.
Videos of the UW rector and vice-rectors conveying updates on the current situation at the university
In the video, dedicated to all UW students, doctoral candidates and employees, Prof. Marcin Pałys, the University of Warsaw rector spoke about current and future challenges, and ways to cope with them. He expressed his gratitude to members of the UW community for their work and commitment.
Easter wishes: take a break, stay healthy and optimistic
“I would like to address the international members of our academic community. The lockdown hampered your contacts and the possibility to be together with your family and your dears, but here you are not alone. In the University of Warsaw, you are among your friends. We want you to feel this, we need you, and we need your engagement,” says Prof. Marcin Pałys, the UW rector in an exceptional video.
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.
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