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Administrative elite has taken over Danish universities

While the number of staff at secretary level has been almost halved at the University of Copenhagen, the number of senior consultants has tripled. But this has not made work easier for researchers. According to critics, they spend too much time on administrative tasks.

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Where are the green bins on South Campus?

Students at the Faculty of Humanities are surprised they cannot sort their rubbish on campus. Both the citizens and local authorities in this city sort their trash. But this does not apply to all faculties at the University of Copenhagen.

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The hazardous revolving doors on South Campus

Traffic jams and accidents with hot coffee. They just keep on happening when people use a newer entrance to get into classes at KUA2. The students find the doors annoying, and ineffective. The managers justify it.

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Test of coffee on campus: The good, the bad and the one that tastes like tar

From bog water to the elixir of life. At the University of Copenhagen, your favourite brew comes in all varieties. The University Post has checked out the cafés, the coffee machines, and the coffee powder stockpiles, and found the best (and worst) coffee spots.

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Video installation to forge ties between staff and students

Icelandic Ragnar Kjartansson is the artist behind the new installation of non-stop video art in Maersk Tower. The investment is considered to be the crown jewel of the prestigious construction.

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University of Copenhagen hires 40 pct. of jobs without advertising

If you want to be hired by the University of Copenhagen, you’d better have a good network. New report shows that the university has a record in hiring without advertising. Associate professor calls for more transparency.

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Who took a pee on the political scientists?

One dark night in December unknown perpetrators committed acts of vandalism on the students' association Jacques D. They wrote 'best regards, Economics ♥ ' in big red capital letters on the toilet wall. A few weeks beforehand two people had urinated through a window into a party in the room at the Department of Political Science. Who is behind the crime? The University Post looks into the case.

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Students in bed with their phones

Young people are big users of their mobile phones at night. A research project at the University of Copenhagen is to find out how the Danes' mobile habits at night are affecting their health.

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University consigns perfectly good computers and printers to the scrap heap

A large number of computers and printers at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) are to be scrapped and replaced with new ones in the near future. This is to allow for a new, and more secure, operating system. Ludicrous that UCPH does not have a more sustainable plan for replacement, says employee.

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Treading on egg shells: Consensus that UCPH zero-tolerance needs to be amended

Giving offence should not lead directly to a disciplinary meeting. UCPH should amend its guidelines for offensive behaviour in the new year. Most participants agreed with this at an internal debate on the UCPH zero-tolerance policy.

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