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Sensation: The world's ugliest fish has spawned in the Øresund Aquarium

A monkfish has spawned a million eggs in the the University of Copenhagen’s Øresund Aquarium. This has only happened a few times in Scandinavia.

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Intro camp: At political science, students are looking for a culinary narrative

You’d better get your creative (gastric) juices flowing. At least if you want to be one of the chefs at a freshers' trip for new students at the Department of Political Science. Applications for the job have to present a ‘narrative’ for a 'culinary journey' for the tutors, new students and cooks.

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Outside perspective: »The best thing about working in Denmark is the time you have on your hands.«

Postdoc Ana Filipa Correia da Silva decided to leave Portugal a year ago to focus on a future with her family in Denmark. The working culture is different, and it has taken some time to learn how to interpret Danish colleagues' body language.

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The punk rocker in the South Campus book shop

Bookseller Morten Kjersgaard Nielsen is intent on turning Academic Books into an experience – perhaps a little bit outside the syllabus.

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Welcome to University of Copenhagen: 5 important dates to remember

Here are five important dates to remember to ensure that your new life as a university student is off to a good start.

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Crazy parsley sauce paninis and weak coffee at Hav a Java

South Campus has three cafés run by Hav a Java: Mødestedet at KUA 2, Hav a Java at KUA 1, and Hav a Java at KUA 3. We had lunch twice in one day and tested out meat, vegetarian, and vegan options at the cafés.

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A psychedelic landscape in pristine condition: Photos from Karen Blixens Plads

The new square on South Campus is best described as a perfect, trash and graffiti free love child between Teletubbie Land and a computer-generated architect’s model.

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8 things you should know about your Danish co-workers

At University of Copenhagen more than a third of all researchers and faculty members come from abroad. University Post spoke to a handful of them to find out what they see as their Danish co-workers’ defining features.

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Meet the tutors preparing to welcome new students

We met up with six tutors from across the university’s faculties for a chat about how tutors prepare for the incoming class of students.

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Outside perspective: »I like that Danes invest themselves socially at their workplaces«

Professor of sociology Claire Maxwell and her family moved from England to Denmark. The workplace culture at the University of Copenhagen is very different from anything she is used to. Among other things, the sanctity of the Danish lunchbreak came as a surprise her.

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