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Sarah Hellebæk helped start The Green Student Movement: »My indignation is so real«

»Being an activist and fighting for a world that is more just is a fundamental condition of my existence. It only stops when I am no longer here. It is part of my existence. This is how I look at it.«

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Politics

Caroline Reuter is in Extinction Rebellion: »I feel that civil disobedience is our last option«

»I get upset and I get frustrated, and that's my motivation. I need hope, and I don’t want to feel powerless all the time.«

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Politics

Kristiana Nikolova campaigned against plastic cups at the health faculty's coffee shop

»We should not be pointing to each other, saying that what they do is all wrong and calling out people as polluters. It is better to show that we can do these things and still have an easy life.«

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Politics

And they didn’t think the students could start a rebellion

In the course of two years, students moved from being virtually invisible in the climate debate to capturing the agenda and making demands on both university management and the decision makers in the Danish parliament.

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Politics

Eske Willerslev and Jesper Grodal win the Board researcher seats

Both researcher seats on the University of Copenhagen board went to candidates from the 'Involve the researchers!' list. The Student Council’s Olivia Boesen won the students' mandate, while Dorte Brix was elected by the technical and administrative staff.

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Education

Why do I have to pay DKK 38,500 in tuition while working a full-time unpaid internship?

I think non-EU students are paying excess tuition fees at the University of Copenhagen while working in internships, writes Sofie Campbell.

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Science

The black centre (that students want to shut down)

There are only a few places on campus where the climate struggle can be more clearly visualised than at the Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre. Green student organisations want it closed down.  The universities defend themselves with reference to the freedom of research. We visited the centre.

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Science

Super-productive department head writes one scientific work a week

After 29 years as head of department, Arne Astrup has his name on a thousand, or more, scientific articles.

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Science

Copenhagen heads of department are publishing like crazy

Scientists' soaring research outputs hold steady after taking on job as head of department

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Politics

Anne Marie Shuhaiber Clemensen: Too many decisions made at the university are not thought through

According to department administrator Anne Marie Shuhaiber Clemensen it is to her advantage as a candidate for the board that she is not affiliated with an interest group: »I don’t have a political agenda«.

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