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Dorms Disclosed: Valkendorfs Kollegium has a garden in the city. And chickens

What you pay in rent is a secret, as it is supposed to be more than just the dream of a cheap place to live that attracts new residents to Valkendorfs Kollegium. Garden days, mushroom-picking trips, and a strong sense of community is the spirit of this college.

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People

When the cancer scientist's husband got cancer

The disease which Karen Husby spends all her working hours trying to understand, has taken up residence inside her husband. This has changed the way she sees cancer, and the way she sees life. And it is not necessarily all bad.

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Culture

UCPH Festival 2021 — the pictures

Were you there? See our selection of photos from the wet, but spirited University of Copenhagen party on 17 September 2021.

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Student life

Dorms Disclosed: Collegium Juris — cultural exchange scene for nerds

You don't need to be a law student to get a room in the small Collegium Juris, where Danish and international students share their culture, and their daily lives, with each other.

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People

Eske Willerslev gets DKK 1 million research prize as he leaves for Cambridge

The Carlsberg Foundation justifies its selection with reference to his long-standing ground-breaking research into the plants, animals, microorganisms and people of the past.

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Student life

10 statistics about students in Copenhagen and Denmark

We dug up some numbers on students in Denmark and in its oldest and biggest university.

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Student life

Student housing reviews: Dorms and residences in Copenhagen

A continually updated guide to student kollegiums in Copenhagen, written by students. The complete Dorms Disclosed review series.

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Student life

Dorms Disclosed: Bikuben — the quirky beehive

The Bikuben [beehive] residence hall in the Amager-district of Copenhagen is known for its remarkable architecture and its trash collecting.

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Coronavirus

Lone Simonsen: »People no longer look down on scientists in the media«

During the first Danish lockdown, Lone Simonsen spoke to journalists 10-14 hours a day – and says it almost drove her insane. But, she says: it's no good knowing something if you can't pass it on.

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Student life

Dorms Disclosed: Ryesgade Kollegiet — Community vibe in old squatters’ building

In the old building on Ryesgade 58, which used to be a squat by the Danish BZ or occupy movement, approximately 40 young students share their daily lives with each other in a residence hall that seems more like a hippie collective.

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