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TEST: Can you get around Frederiksberg Campus in a wheelchair?

Frederiksberg campus reminds you of one of those impossible M. C. Escher illusions: Many stairways, and many reasons to just give up.

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Academic life

Students at Palestine event: We need more historical insight and facts

About 75 people had made their way to CSS campus on Monday to hear associate professor emeritus Jørgen Bæk Simonsen lecture on Palestinian history. »Don't ask Google, ask me,« he said at the event that was organized by Students against the Occupation.

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Salaries at the University of Copenhagen 2023

Salaries ranged between DKK 121,919 (EUR 16,347 ) and DKK 19,972 (EUR 2,678) a month at the University of Copenhagen in 2023. Here is the full list of job functions and their aggregated pay.

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»Rock concert« vibe at packed Judith Butler event

The internationally recognised professor and gender thinker Judith Butler visited the University of Copenhagen 4 May to do a guest lecture on climate sorrow. The star academic called on the audience to engage in climate action rather than climate paralysis.

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Salaries at the University of Copenhagen 2022

Salaries ranged between DKK 119,682 (EUR 16,092 ) and DKK 17,157 (EUR 2,306) a month at the University of Copenhagen in 2022. Here is the full list of job functions and their aggregated pay.

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Protests at University of Copenhagen ceremony: »Give Mikkel Vedby the sack!«

Guests turning up at the Commemoration Ceremony at the University of Copenhagen Friday were met with protesters calling for the dismissal of the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

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Medical dilemmas and moral hangovers: »In the future, you will drink less alcohol at Danish intro camps, I'm sure of that«

For decades, the traditional Danish ‘rustur’ intro camp on the medicine programme has been shrouded in mystery and nervous excitement for thousands of new students. But the intro camp community is in transition throughout the country. The same goes for social etiquette and public debate. The University Post followed the intro camp tutors on the medicine programme to find out how an intro camp is organised, and how limits are defined on a study programme that, by definition, crosses people’s limits.

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Vegan students: »You end up feeling lonely if you can't share a key part of your identity«

Jakob Bredahl and Shivanii Hansen wanted a vegan alternative to the University of Copenhagen canteens. Now they meet up with their peers to discuss animal ethics and their philosophies of life.

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#PleaseDontStealMyWork: 120 testimonies

The campaign against research theft releases 120 stories of stolen ideas and unjustified co-authorships. Read them all here.

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Academic life

Physics students given maths students' exams: »I thought it was just me that was stupid or something«

An exam in science theory for physics at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) descended into chaos as students were given the wrong set of exam questions. After a confusing process, the exam was finally cancelled.

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