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»The concept of gender at the biology department is old-fashioned«

Biology student says she has been misunderstood in new case of 'victimhood culture' at the University of Copenhagen. We spoke to the student who was mentioned in all the Danish media, but who no one bothered to talk to.

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Education

Proposal for new Danish grades - UCPH against it

It would be heavy on resources and awkward to introduce a new grade scale in Denmark, says University of Copenhagen prorector Bente Stallknecht. An evaluation shows that the Danish 7-point scale is internationally compatible, but that it requires added explanations.

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Education

Private business profiting from students’ quota 2 application struggle

Firm sells quota 2 applications and promises guaranteed admission. An application costs DKK 1,200, with an 88 per cent chance of getting in. The Student Council says it distorts the admission system.

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Education

Visually impaired student in year-long fight for exam software

A determined medical student with a visual impairment may have paved the way for others to be able to use magnifying software on their computers at digital exams. And UCPH may have avoided a discrimination case at the last moment.

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Education

Are you into big data? You can now do a master’s degree in social data science

Vores adfærd på nettet og telefoner kan sige noget om vores sociale relationer, og det handler en ny uddannelse på Københavns Universitet om.

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Education

Danish government budget: 2 per cent cuts to universities continue

Budget agreement between the coalition government and the supporting Danish People's Party contains very little about research and education. This is bad news for the universities.

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Education

Teacher of the year: "It is a myth that you can’t keep people concentrated for more than 15 minutes”

As lecturer in tort and contract law, professor Andreas Bloch Ehlers makes difficult legal issues relevant, and involves the students. He is so good at this that he has been named Teacher of the Year at UCPH.

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Campus

The dean's baptism by fire

Three months the Dean of the Faculty of the Humanities - now Jesper Kallestrup has to be front man for a new round of cutbacks at an already hard-hit faculty.

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Education

UCPH forced to lose these English-language education programme places

The vast majority of places will be cut from the sciences, including precisely the STEM programmes that the Danish government is promoting for study.

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Campus

UCPH to get new centre for concussion

Starting 2019, a new centre at UCPH is to bring together the expertise on concussions and how they are treated. The centre is funded by the Danish government’s rate adjustment pool and will be a unit of the Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury.

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