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After graduating: "Suddenly I am where my parents have always been”

When the master’s thesis is defended and done. And the 20 years in the classroom are suddenly over. Ahead of you is working life. We talked to five students who are all at this turning point.

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Campus

"I wish I had talked to someone like me when I was at university”

One messed-up exam will not be your downfall. This is according to Karen Riskær Jørgensen, who helps pressured law students on to their next exam - and from university on to a job.

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Education

Turmoil at French universities

French police have the rectors’ permission to use tear gas when students demonstrate. Danish associate professor who teaches at the Sorbonne in Paris is appalled with the situation.

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Campus

Student chaplain: Young people are forced to live up to so many ideals

The past four years, student chaplain Inger Lundager has talked to students at the Faculty of Humanities about everything that hurts in life – from heartache, to stress, to performance anxiety. She believes that young people today have to face too much pressure.

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Culture

Words to live by from a man who knew a little something about life

Congratulations to the many students whose time at the University of Copenhagen is drawing to a close… but what now? How should you live? Who should you become? Based on a reading of the wise and unpretentious graduation speeches by the now deceased Kurt Vonnegut, The University Post here presents some life advice to the soon-to-be adults.

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Politics

11 projects to turn UCPH strategy words into real action

The Board of Directors at the University of Copenhagen want to spend millions of kroner on 11 projects to turn the university's strategy into more than just a policy document.

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Campus

Hopes and fears in the Botanical Gardens

After budget overruns on the scale of billions of kroner for the Niels Bohr Building and the Maersk Tower, a new major construction task towers up on the horizon. Now the University of Copenhagen's new Natural History Museum of Denmark is to be excavated in the middle of the capital city. Is this at all possible on budget? Yes, says the government’s new building contractor. Perhaps, says a construction researcher.

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Science

Minik Rosing keeps on finding new stories beyond the horizon

Geologist Minik Rosing won the Rungstedlund award in April, an honour normally reserved for authors. But then again: Rosing has been telling stories all his life.

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Campus

Students of toddlers – having kids at university

Four students tell us what it is like to be a parent at university. Read also about SU and maternity/paternity leave.

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Campus

International researchers may now take on sideline jobs

Foreign researchers and PhD students may now hold sideline jobs without having a separate work permit. It presupposes, however, that the job is related to their field of research. Employees on the Danish so-called pay limit scheme (for high salary contracts) are not, however, included.

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