What are some of the things you can approach a study adviser for?
- Study planning and study delay guidance;
- Help making (study)choices;
- Discuss personal circumstances that affect your studies;
- Information and guidance on the BSA (binding study advice) process;
- Career counselling;
- Questions about Teaching and Examination Regulations and transitional arrangements.
How to prepare for a meeting with a study adviser
In order to make the most of your time with a study adviser, be sure to read all rules and regulations concerning your question, as well as information available on the law school and university websites. Check the Academic A to Z page for answers to frequently asked questions and common academic problems.
You can in some cases approach a UvA Student Counsellor directly, or you may be referred to one by a study adviser. Student Counsellors also provide training and workshops on various topics, e.g. starting a thesis, study skills, time management and applying for scholarships. Please note that expenses may be involved.
Students confronted with problems of a psychological nature can request the help of a Student Psychologist.
UvA Career Services
UvA Career Services is a valuable source of information on preparing for and finding your way on the jobs or PhD market. UvA Career Services also organises various courses including a job interview training session and a workshop on Psychological Research.