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Dalia Kababo is on her third semester in political science and is active in the Students Against the Occupation group. She explains here how the war affects her daily life, and she makes a plea to the university, its staff and its students.
This year's teaching award at the University of Copenhagen goes to Associate Professor of Anthropology Cecilie Rubow. She likes to teach in a knit cap pulled down over her ears, and the students love her academic activism. But she does not see herself as a woman with a cause.
A debate has been set off about instructors' use of language after a group of University of Copenhagen students walked out of a lecture in protest. But we should also discuss the display of violent images, according to an associate professor whose specialty is the visual documentation of violence.
The N-word had just been spoken. One group of students just got up and left. Another group of students stayed and defended the instructor. It can be difficult for both students and teaching staff when the ghosts of the past haunt today’s auditoriums. But what is prudence and good practice in teaching at university in 2023?
Two out of three Greenlandic students in Denmark encounter prejudice during their study programmes, according to a report from the Danish Institute for Human Rights. An Inuit from the University of Copenhagen explains how he takes care of himself.
Is it the subject, or is it the students? What is the problem when 27.3 per cent of students fail a course?
During the course of their studies, many students get most of their social needs covered at university. But what do you do after you finish your degree? Mikkel Schmidt talks about how he had to both find new interests and friends, and hold on to the old ones.
Can you study at a foreign university without a valid passport? Yes, according to the Danish government, which has just tabled a bill on virtual exchange programmes for Danish students. The University of Copenhagen supports the measure.
There has been an increase in the number of cases of exam cheating, but according to the deputy director, it is at an »acceptable level«. But this worries one researcher, who calls it »the tip of a larger iceberg of breaches of good scientific practice.«
The University of Copenhagen has seen a slight increase in the number of applicants, and pretty much the same number of admitted new bachelor students as last year. The number of women continues to increase.