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Copenhagen's Student Orchestra: »Many of us are no longer students, but we are still a part of it«

At the student orchestra SymfUni, Danish and international students from several universities in Copenhagen meet up to share their passion for classical music. The orchestra is more than just notes and melody however. The social part of it is the most important.

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Academic life

Student choir: »Some of us are employed as church choristers, some of us have never seen musical notation«

The student choir Concentus is a music club that offers the time for immersion into music, and the space for both students and former students. The focus is on the music, the community, and cake

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Campus

The 'shambles shop': »You almost get the feeling that you are stealing something, but it's actually okay «

It is free, and it is climate-friendly. The student association’s Rodebutikken, or ‘shambles shop’ is a swap centre that wants to shake up how students consume clothing.

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Campus

Reopening: »Now the toilets are overflowing again«

The start of the semester on a campus without restrictions. A student, a professor, and a plumber talk about what it is like being back on an open South Campus.

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Campus

Majestic buildings ended up as gaping wounds

Four new prestige buildings at the University of Copenhagen have ended up as scandals. Why do things go so terribly wrong when things are being built for this university?

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Campus

»Many people still see computer science as something you do in the IT room with a bag of crisps and a coke«

The Department of Computer Science celebrates its 50th anniversary. In those 50 years, there has been an increase in the number of computers, and a small increase in the number of women. Still, the department has maintained a tightknit, small-scale spirit and has the university's only student-run canteen.

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Campus

Guests cheated by canteen: 10 per cent extra on scales

In many of the canteens at UCPH, food is sold by weight – but in the canteen in building 23 at the South Campus, customers risk paying 10 per cent too much if they pick the wrong set of scales.

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Campus

Staff spooked by new Faculty of Humanities sensors

The sensors are ostensibly to make the cleaning more efficient at the faculty, but employees fear that the data will be used to cut back on office workspaces. The campus manager denies the claims.

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Campus

Two students are turning your bad habits into brisk business

Two students of agroeconomics on Frederiksberg Campus at the University of Copenhagen have a company that runs two snack machines and a coffee vending machine for when the canteens are closed.

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Campus

Full text of speech by Rector at 2021 UCPH matriculation

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