Welcome to INTER

Representing you at

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Who are we?

At Inter UvA, we’re ready for something better. Based in Amsterdam, our transformative student political party mobilizes people from all over UvA to take action and create a meaningful and lasting impact.
 

Founded by dedicated students back in 2017, Inter UvA has grown into an impactful Political party. We emphasize transparency in everything we do, setting bold goals and pursuing a clear strategy that seeks to move the needle through our 5 values. We are constantly growing and adapting to the changes in society, and invite you to learn more about how you can make a change.

Our Values

At INTER we stand for Transparency and Democracy, Sustainability and the Environment, Diversity and Inclusivity, Quality of Education, and Mental Health and Student Welfare.

I

Transparency & Democracy

Our representatives not only work very hard to make sure your concerns are considered, but they also foster transparency from the councils and University decision-making to update you on what is happening behind the scene.

II

Sustainability &
The Environment

From big commitments such as signing with the Green List, to smaller changes such as introducing plant-based kinds of milk for coffee, we actively work on several projects to create a more sustainable University. ​
We want the University of Amsterdam to be the leading example as a high quality, sustainable university.

III

Diversity & Inclusivity

We believe the UvA should be a place where everyone feels comfortable. From financial matters to integration, we highly encourage the University to be a safe space for everyone. Diversity in ethnicity, gender, sexual preferences, socio-economic background but also in literature and perspectives, is indispensable for the quality of education.

IV

Quality of Education

The dilemma between the accessibility of the University to the quality of education is one of our highest concerns. 
We ensure there is a balance between maintaining the University accessible while maintaining a high standard and quality of education, which is part of what makes the University of Amsterdam such a unique place.

V

Mental Health & Student Welfare

The well-being of students at the University of Amsterdam is of fundamental importance to us. From working students to those who have functional impairments, we want everyone to have a chance to succeed academically without compromising their mental and physical health.

 
 

INTER COUNCIL MEMBERS

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Tessa Trapp, CSR

I’m Tessa, 2nd year pple student and this is my second year of running with Inter! I’m currently part of the Central Student Council (CSR) as Chair of the Education and Research Committee.

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Mohamed Saadettin, FMG

Hello Everyone! My name is Mohamed. I am a Communication Science Research student. I want to focus on student welfare, transparency and democracy, and quality of education this election.

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Sam Merlos, FDR-PPLE

I'm Sam, half French and half Dutch. I want to focus on student welfare, quality of education, and sustainability this election year. 

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Koray Karaduman, FDR-PPLE

Hey Folks! I am Koray Karaduman (he/him/his), a first-year Turkish PPLE student, eager to start his political career here at the UvA with you and for you, to make your life here easier and better.

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Indigo Hemingway, FDR-PPLE

I am Indigo, one of Inter's candidates for FdR-PPLE. 

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Fiorella Briolo, FDR-PPLE

I’ve been studying at the UvA for two years, one of them being a foundation year, and over this time, I’ve gathered an understanding of things that can be improved and dynamic ways to improve them.

 

Board Members

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Kate Shavrova
Chair

3rd Year PPLE Student

I want all students at the UvA to feel seen and heard, and am looking forward to expanding Inter’s reach to help make that a reality. :)

I want all students at the UvA to feel seen and heard, and am looking forward to expanding Inter’s reach to help make that a reality. :)

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Aleksandra Ivanova
Secretary

2nd Year PPLE Student

My goal at INTER is to help students voice their opinions as openly and democratically as possible, providing opportunity for making our student life better

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Isabeau Smidt
Ambassador

2nd Year PPLE Student

As this years ambassador I am there to hear your voices and help you amplify them, because student politics is you

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Tadey Sadovyi
M&M Officer

My priority is to create an Inter brand that you would want to associate with and increase the reach of Inter.

1st Year Political Science Student

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Ryan Dillmann
Treasurer

3rd Year PPLE Student

I am not satisfied until Inter possesses all of the desired resources to support our council members and get the word out campaigning for a better life on campus

Open Positions

 

Open Positions

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Transparency & Democracy
Officer

What does this position entail?

What does this position entail?

What does this position entail?

You would be expected to communicate with your fellow students about their wishes with the aim of making their issues heard at the (faculty) council.

Making INTER known in your study program with the aim of finding candidates for the (faculty) council whom INTER will help getting into the council.

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Head of Policy

What does this position entail?

As Inter's Head of Policy, you will help new candidates leading up to election season determine and refine their policies in response to the wishes of the student

body and Inter's members.

You will also keep in touch with Inter's council members to stay updated on policy progress and help compile past policies and keep future developments in mind. Transparency. International

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Marketing Assitant

What does this position entail?

You will be working alongside our M&M officer

to create content and use your creativity in building INTER brand. 

Please note, that knowledge of the Dutch language is required for this position.

Application deadline: October 16th, 23:59 PM