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In the old days, campus was packed with students. They went on intro camps with no hand sanitizer, and they shared beers and other liquids on packed dance floors. Here is everything that you (perhaps) might never get to experience if you start at the University of Copenhagen this year.
Six additional students on the rhetoric programme at the University of Copenhagen are in self-quarantine. Faculty director 'certain' that more corona cases will be forthcoming, but ready to handle them.
The Faculty of Humanities is to remove the tables from classrooms to make room for more students without breaking social distance rules. The Danish Association of Occupational Therapists says that it can lead to physical disability and concentration difficulties.
Anna Nørgaard Sørensen from Student Council suggests the University of Copenhagen form a committee in which students and faculty can find common ground in defining offensive behaviour.
Navigating a new culture at the university in the wake of #MeToo is no easy task. Many employees fear being accused of offensive behaviour, according to Professor Eske Willerslev.
A new prorector position is to help the University of Copenhagen identify and hire the best international scientists, both for research and management positions, says professor and board member Jesper Grodal. He calls it a key position at the university.
Incumbent humanities dean Jesper Kallestrup will be »relieved of his duties« by the end of May. Kirsten Busch Nielsen from the Faculty of Theology is to be in charge of setting up a completely new management team for the humanities.
After just two years on the job as dean of a hard-hit-by-budget-cuts Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen, Jesper Kallestrup is leaving his post to become a professor in Scotland. According to the Rector of the University of Copenhagen, Kallestrup has »attempted to discuss« the difficult choices that the faculty faces.
Children on scooters and bikes; teenagers; and older people out on their walks. They are all filling out the open void that is the University of Copenhagen after students and staff have been sent home. The University Post visited the university's squares and parks during the Danish quarantine.
Several exchange students want their lease contracts terminated on rooms they have through the University of Copenhagen's Housing Foundation. This is after the students have gone home because of the corona crisis. The foundation rejects the students’ demands.