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Unemployment for new graduates went up during the corona crisis. What can we do about it?

Three experts offer their take on how new graduates can get a job faster, even after the corona crisis. »We are dealing with some young people who can have their careers permanently scarred unless we do something,« they say.

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Education

»We need to dare take political control of where the study programme places are in this country«

Plan will mean that the University of Copenhagen will have to cut, or relocate, approximately 3,500 student places. It is necessary, according to Minister of Higher Education and Science Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen (Social Democrat) Even though this will intensify the race for grades.

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Education

Here is how a plan to move study programmes out of Danish cities will hit the University of Copenhagen

Danish government plan has the University of Copenhagen either cutting, or relocating, up to 3,500 student places.

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Academic life

Student ambassador: Too much red tape for disabled students

One third of all enquiries to the University of Copenhagen's student ambassador come from students with disabilities.

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Education

Jino is a political science student. But not a Danish citizen any time soon

Danish legislation on foreign nationals contravenes human rights, writes the Danish Institute for Human Rights in a new report. It should be easier to apply for citizenship if you have grown up in Denmark. Jino Victoria Doabi is postponing her whole process by taking a degree programme.

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Education

More students may return to campus at Danish universities

A majority in the Danish parliament has reached a new agreement that will send more students back to university 6 May. Higher education programmes will still open up slower than the rest of the education system however.

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Education

University of Copenhagen expects to spend DKK 40 million on PhDs delayed by corona crisis

»No-one will be rejected with reference to there being no finance available at UCPH,« says deputy director. A strong statement according to the chairman of associate professors and professors at the Faculty of Health.

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Coronavirus

Students met each other for the first time when the university reopened

Life is slowly returning to the University of Copenhagen and a number of first-year students can now see each other in real life this week — for some it will be the first time.

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Education

Professor at University of Copenhagen: »Students were given a corona bonus«

The teaching quality of online classes is lower than in-person teaching, according to several studies. But this is not reflected in students' grades. Not surprising, says associate professor Sebastian Olden-Jørgensen.

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Culture

Language debate: Students want disclaimer on Arabic language text compendia

Some students criticise the teaching materials on their Arabic language course. They are outdated and should portray a wider range of lifestyles in the Middle East, they say, and suggest adding a disclaimer to the textbooks, to remind the reader that they were written in a different era.

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