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It was a wide-ranging philosophical conversation that inspired professors to fight for more collaboration across disciplines. Now they are running as academics for the UCPH Board, where they will work for more prestige for teaching and better funding for small research areas.
They both dream of sustainable communities and a life in the countryside. At UCPH, they will fight for a greener agenda and better well-being – because today, not enough is being done for either of those. Meet the academic list lead candidates from 'A Sustainable University'.
Pia Quist and Jesper Grodal are fighting to retain their seats as academic representatives on the Board of the University: We have fought hard to show that management cannot ignore the employees. We have won several victories, but our work is far from finished, they say.
It is election time at the University of Copenhagen – and this includes elections to the PhD committees. If you are PhD student, you can take part in the election. But who, and what, can you vote for?
It sounds fancy — the Academic Council — and it is. This is where students and staff meet up with, and give advice to, the dean. The dean then (hopefully) makes good decisions about the future course of the faculty.
It is time for elections at the university – and this includes elections to the study boards. Students are up for election this year, and perhaps there will be contested elections at your department.
It decides what the rector does, and how the money is spent. The Board is the most powerful governing body of the university, and you can help decide who should have a seat in it.
You want to be a good university citizen. And you want to exercise your democratic right to vote. Here is a guide to the University of Copenhagen's elections.
According to the Danish Minister for Higher Education, thousands of international students will be on their way to the Danish universities of the future. Prorector for Education at UCPH Kristian Cedervall Lauta likes the idea. But it does worry him a bit.
It's time for this year's round of university elections. Here are this year's leading candidates for the positions on the UCPH Board.