New guidance for studying and working during coronavirus outbreak
The University of Warsaw is continually monitoring the situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic. On 7th April, the UW rector issued a new order on studying and working arrangements at the University of Warsaw. Measures brought in by UW aim to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the UW community.
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.
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 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.
The organisation of remote meetings by the UW community
UW students, doctoral students and employees can organise or participate in remote meetings using computer tools. Thanks to G Suite for Education, it is possible to run online courses. One needs to set an account in the university domain and have access to a device with a camera and microphone (e.g. laptop or smartphone).
Mobile version of student card at UW
A mobile student card is already available at UW. This is an electronic version of a student document with the same legal value as its traditional version. To download it, one should first install the Mobile USOS and “mObywatel” applications on their smartphone.
Information meeting for international students
On 17th February, a new semester will begin. About 370 of international students will start their education at the University of Warsaw. They came here for short-term Erasmus+ and other international exchange programmes. The UW International Relations Office organised a special meeting for them on 12th February.
Christmas with the Psychological Counselling Centre
Psychologists from the UW Psychological Counselling Centre (CPP) will be available for UW students and employees also around Christmas time. Watch a video with Dr. Szymon Chrząstowski encouraging those who do not feel comfortable in this period or face some difficult situations, to come for short conversations.
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