Newsletter week 14
5 April - 11 April 2012.
- University buildings closed for the holidays
- Graduation in September
- Thesis writing: do's and dont's
- Register for exams and retakes in uSis
- Assessor vacancy: deadline for application is coming up
- Join the Faculty of Archaeology party!
- Looking for an internship? Get wet!
- Classics Week
- Visit the pharaohs' gardens and the islands of the gods
- Leiden University Technical Workshops
- Space Syntax course in Delft
Due to Easter, Queen's Day, Liberation Day, Ascension and Pentecost the university buildings will be closed on the following days:
- Friday 6 April - Monday 9 April
- Monday 30 April
- Saturday 5 May & Sunday 6 May
- Thursday 17 May - Sunday 20 May
- Sunday 27 May & Monday 28 May
On 5 April and 16 May the Lipsius restaurant will be open from 11.30 am-2 pm, and will be closed in the evenings.
September may still be far away, but if you want to graduate in September you will have to take note of the following dates:
1 May: hand in the first draft of your thesis to your thesis supervisor.
21 May: the first draft of the thesis is corrected by the thesis supervisor.
When your thesis is almost finished, send an e-mail to the Administration Office and your thesis supervisor, stating your intentions to hand in the final version of your thesis, and the date when you expect to do so.
Important: in the mail, include the link to the SafeAssign report (enroll in the Blackboard module MA Thesis (SafeAssign) and follow the instructions).
15 June (at the latest): hand in the final version of your thesis. Hand in 2 copies: 1 for your thesis supervisor and 1 for the Administration Office (room 0.21). The Administration Bureau will appoint a 2nd reader, you will be informed.
After the Examination Committee has approved your thesis, you will receive instructions on how to upload your thesis in the "Scriptierepositorium" before a specific date. After your thesis has been uploaded, your thesis grade will be entered in uSis, and you are ready to graduate.
The Master graduation ceremony will be held on 7 September 2012.
On Thursday 18 April, the student psychologists at Plexus are organising a workshop Scriptie schrijven: do's and dont's.
The workshop will take place from 9.30-11.30 am, the participation fee is € 3,-
Use the online application form to apply for the workshop.
On 11 May, a new course (5 meetings) will be organised to address performance anxiety. The costs are € 10,-, you can apply during the student psychologist open office hours (Mon-Fri 11 am-11.45 am) at Plexus.
More information is on the workshop page.
As announced before, you need to register for exams and papers/essays etc. in uSis. So if you have retakes in the next weeks don't forget to register for those as well.
The required study activity numbers and the registration periods for each course can be found in the MA time schedule, the RMA time schedule and exam schedule.
The Faculty of Archaeology Board is looking for a new student member (assessor and student ambassador). Read the job description for all the details. The description is in Dutch, as candidates should be highly proficient in Dutch.
To celebrate the Faculty of Archaeology's 50th anniversary, many activities will be organised to celebrate this event.
27 April 2012: party! No less than 3 activities will take place on this day: inspiring lectures by our professors, a delicious barbecue and after that you can party till the sun comes up in Augustinus.
You are more than welcome to join the festivities, if you want to attend, use the online application form.
See the website Archeologie met een gouden randje for all the other activities to be organised this year.
If you are more of a swimmer than a digger, you can plan an internship in the Rijksdienst Cultureel Erfgoed maritime programme.
See the flyer (in Dutch) for more information. You can also send a request for information to Martijn Manders, or see Blackboard (noticeboard function).
From 17-26 April 2012, the Classics Week (Week van de Klassieken) will take place, full of activities focusing on Greek and Roman mythology.
See the Week van de Klassieken website (in Dutch) to read up on all the expositions, lectures and plays to be organised.
The Museum of Antiquities is also organising a programme of its own with a great number of activities. See the museum's website for the calendar.
The Museum of Antiquities will open 2 new exhibitions soon:
Tuinen van de farao's (gardens of the pharaohs)
Exposition of flowers, plants, herbs and trees from the pharaohs' age.
27 April - 2 September 2012.
Eilanden van de goden (islands of the gods)
Greek myths are linked to aerial photographs of the locations where those myths allegedly took place.
18 April - 2 September 2012.
The Faculty of Archaeology is organising a workshop that will put you to work in 2 countries:
Ground-based digital recording methods for archaeological sites and cultural landscapes
The workshop consists of 2 parts:
1. Methods and Theory: 1-11 May 2012, in Leiden.
2. Field Applications: 13-26 August 2012, in Ostia & Isernia (Italy).
Read the workshop description in the flyer, or contact Hanna Stöger for more information.
The Technical University in Delft is organising the workshop Space Syntax in April and May, with lectures and software demonstrations.
See the poster for more information and application.