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Dean on appointing himself temporary head of department: »World's worst idea«

Head of Studies Ayo Wahlberg to become acting head at the Department of Anthropology after management turmoil. This was decided shortly before a dialogue meeting organized by students.

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Education

Boys' day out at the women-dominated veterinary programme

For decades, the veterinary medicine programme in Denmark has been packed with high-grade-point-average young women. And this is, increasingly, the case throughout the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. The University Post went to Girls' Day in Science at the UCPH University Teaching Hospital for Large Animals, where a group of boys went against the grain, and invited themselves for a visit.

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Education

Six tips for neurodivergent students

Accept help, find the people who are like you, and focus on the things that really interest you. Bella Neergaard has autism and ADHD. Here is her best pieces of advice on how to get through university for others who are in the same situation.

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Education

University of Copenhagen applications down by ten per cent

After two boom years with record numbers of applicants and admissions to the University of Copenhagen it is now going the other way. Almost 500 fewer new students will be enrolled this September. But the trend does not have management worried.

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Academic life

Physics students given maths students' exams: »I thought it was just me that was stupid or something«

An exam in science theory for physics at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) descended into chaos as students were given the wrong set of exam questions. After a confusing process, the exam was finally cancelled.

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Education

DKK 10 million to new programme in Køge: »You don't get much medical training for that«

Prorector Bente Stallknecht needs more details on the relocation agreement that will have the University of Copenhagen setting up a medical degree programme in the town of Køge. Because there is so little funding available, a large part of the teaching will take place in Copenhagen anyway.

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Education

»I don’t tell everyone that I do gender studies at university«

Why do you study gender research at uni when it only leads to hostility when you talk about it? We went to the Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Difference and asked three young research interns.

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Education

»I say 'I don't know' so often in the lessons that students ask me: 'But what do you know?'«

Associate professor of law Hin-Yan Liu has been named Lecturer of the Year. And this in spite of the fact that according to him he actually does no lecturing. He would rather discuss with his students, and walk away from the classroom with enough material for half a book.

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Education

»I have never actually experienced teaching quite like his«

Hin-Yan Liu is popular among his students. He has been voted lecturer of the year.

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Education

Professor got a bad grade for his teaching: »It's a cold system«

Written student evaluations of teaching at Danish universities are a useless ritual that wastes the students’ and the instructors’ time according to a sports professor. Two managers agree that the supervision has gotten out of hand.

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