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Film, theatre and sports at VU Amsterdam

After your graduation we also invite you to keep visiting our campus for culture, relaxation or exercise. Want to catch a film, enjoy a theatre performance or play sports? Feel welcome anytime.

Rialto VU

Rialto VU is a brand new movie theatre featuring 4 modern screening rooms next to the main VU building. Of course this theatre shows its regular selection of film premieres and classics. But it is also the place to enjoy special programmes that often come about in collaboration with VU. Such as Fiction & Science, in which the favorite film choice of a lecturer or researcher is presented.  

A large part of Rialto VU audience consists of students and staff, and alumni frequently benefit from discounts on selected films. Our alumni newsletter keeps you informed on current promotions. 

VU Griffioen

You probably remember VU Griffioen from your student days. After 50 years on Uilenstede, this cultural center opened its doors on VU campus by the end of 2021.   

Visit the theatre and enjoy its sparkling stage with cabaret, drama, music and dance. Be surprised by big names and new talents. Feel like letting your own creativity flow? Choose from a diverse range of courses in dance, music, drama, writing, photography, painting and much more.   

Frequently interesting discount offers are available for alumni. Our alumni newsletter keeps you up-to-date on offerings and current promotions.   

Bar Boele

In the mood for drinks after a movie or theatre performance? Make your way to Bar Boele, the 'living room' of the campus. This cultural café is located in the same building as Rialto and VU Griffioen.

Sports at your favorite sports center 

Were you a regular at VU Sports Center as a student? Good to know that you are also very welcome here as an alumnus. The first year after your graduation you even benefit from the special student rate, upon presentation of (a copy of) your diploma.  

Sportcentrum VU offers a wide range of activities, such as ball sports, group classes and martial arts. As well as training in, for example, running, badminton, cycling and skating. The center also offers competitions in indoor field hockey and indoor soccer. And it is home to clubs such as SVU Volleyball, SVU Basketball and TeniSTA.   

In addition, Sportcentrum VU features two modern fitness locations with a wide range of fitness equipment and group classes, for weight training and cardio.