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Gender numbers lopsided and skewed in Danish higher education. This is a big issue

It is »crazy« how gender-skewed the Danish education system is. And this has serious consequences, both for higher education and for society. This is according to several organisations who now all call for action.

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People

Obituary: Erik Kjær Pedersen, custodian of mathematics

As head of department Erik Kjær Pedersen, worked tirelessly for the mathematics community in Copenhagen. In this tribute, a professor and close collaborator writes that his efforts will be of permanent benefit to researchers and students.

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Student life

Student housing in Copenhagen: The guide

There are many types of accommodation in Copenhagen. Private rooms, dormitories for students, shared housing, and there is even the option of buying your own place. Here is an overview with links to the most important sites and facebook groups. (Updated 2020)

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Academic life

How to live on a student budget in Copenhagen

Start brewing your own coffee, quit buying kebabs on your way home from a night out, and get creative with your gifts for friends and family. Here is the ultimate guide to living on a student budget in expensive Copenhagen.

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Education

Record number of students admitted to University of Copenhagen

Record applicant numbers have meant higher admissions on almost all of the faculties at the University of Copenhagen. Yet again this year, the majority of new students are women.

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Education

Top 10: Here are the UCPH programmes with the highest grade requirements

The highest university admission requirements are significantly lower than last year in Denmark. This is after students no longer get a bonus for quickly starting their studies.

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Education

UCPH applications: Women outnumber men by 5,000

Only four out of 34 humanities study programmes at the University of Copenhagen have a higher number of male applicants. And there are mostly women applicants on all health science programmes.

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Corona virus

International students experienced yet another type of social distancing during lockdown

Involuntary isolation was hard on most people. International students who stayed in Copenhagen found themselves without the social network of the Danes, and that made them vulnerable. We met up with a couple of them.

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Academic life

Students call for new guidelines to avoid offensive behaviour

Anna Nørgaard Sørensen from Student Council suggests the University of Copenhagen form a committee in which students and faculty can find common ground in defining offensive behaviour.

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Academic life

In the wake of #MeToo, Eske Willerslev leaves his office door open: »It’s a precautionary measure«

Navigating a new culture at the university in the wake of #MeToo is no easy task. Many employees fear being accused of offensive behaviour, according to Professor Eske Willerslev.

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