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300 student places cut at the University of Copenhagen’s humanities faculty. Here is the detailed plan

Plan released with details on which study programmes at the Faculty of Humanities will have fewer places in 2025 as a consequence of the Danish government relocation agreement. Here is an overview of the closure and relocation of student places.

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Education

‘Girls' Day in Science’ is now ‘Science Day’: »Young people don't always see themselves in binary gender categories«

The annual event is to change its name and concept to involve young people across genders, ethnicity, culture and religion.

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Education

Academic Council member: »At first I thought: It cannot be true that there is this discrimination. But I became wiser«

Dogukan Jesper Gür has contacted the University Post on behalf of a number of minority ethnic dentistry students. The students describe how they are the object of systematic discrimination on their study programme, and how management is not taking their problem seriously.

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Education

Department of Odontology to investigate its study environment after minority students' claims

Almost 20 male students on the dentistry master's degree programme have told the University Post that they face discrimination because of their ethnicity. The department management is now launching an internal investigation.

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Education

Minority dental students: »In the ideal world, we all start at level 0 ... but I feel that we begin at minus 5«

Less help, more reprimands. A feeling of having to overperform every day just to prove that you are suitable for the study programme. Several male, brown-skinned, students explain here what they see as 'systematic discrimination' on the master's degree programme in dentistry.

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Education

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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Campus

Recycled dean: »We must keep up the fighting spirit«

She inherited the Faculty of Humanities when her predecessor quit. With her one hand she has to restore trust within the faculty. With the other she has to cut 300 student places. What on earth does the dean Kirsten Busch Nielsen actually intend to do?

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