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.
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.
Open call for candidates for rector position at the University of Warsaw
The University Council of the University of Warsaw advises the Rector and the Senate of the University of Warsaw and nominates candidates for the Rector position. To ensure transparency and good governance practices, the University Council announces an open call for candidates who are interested in the Rector position and meet the requirements. The deadline for sending applications: 31st January.
UW Rector on the selection of 4EU+ as a pilot ‘European University’
The European Commission selected 17 European university alliances, which will obtain funding for their projects to become the ‘European Universities’ of the future. One of them is the 4EU+ Alliance. In the video, Prof. Marcin Pałys, rector of UW explains what it means for researchers, students and administrative staff of six partner universities.
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