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Unemployment for new graduates went up during the corona crisis. What can we do about it?

Three experts offer their take on how new graduates can get a job faster, even after the corona crisis. »We are dealing with some young people who can have their careers permanently scarred unless we do something,« they say.

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Education

»We need to dare take political control of where the study programme places are in this country«

Plan will mean that the University of Copenhagen will have to cut, or relocate, approximately 3,500 student places. It is necessary, according to Minister of Higher Education and Science Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen (Social Democrat) Even though this will intensify the race for grades.

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Education

Here is how a plan to move study programmes out of Danish cities will hit the University of Copenhagen

Danish government plan has the University of Copenhagen either cutting, or relocating, up to 3,500 student places.

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Politics

Sigge Winther wants a revolution within the Danish state — and it all starts with the universities

A new class of entrepreneurial officials is to save the state from inertia and system failure. It requires a completely new university to educate these people — a kind of über-officials.

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Politics

What on earth was the US Secretary of State doing at the University of Copenhagen?

Anthony Blinken cancelled meetings with top executives in Danish business, then made a surprise visit to the Niels Bohr Institute. It was all about the next generation of computer technology.

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Academic life

Student ambassador: Too much red tape for disabled students

One third of all enquiries to the University of Copenhagen's student ambassador come from students with disabilities.

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Education

Jino is a political science student. But not a Danish citizen any time soon

Danish legislation on foreign nationals contravenes human rights, writes the Danish Institute for Human Rights in a new report. It should be easier to apply for citizenship if you have grown up in Denmark. Jino Victoria Doabi is postponing her whole process by taking a degree programme.

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Academic life

He can sit in a bar, but not in a reading room on campus

I want my daily life back, not a bunch of other stuff, says student politician Esben Bjørn Salmonsen. The Danish government and parliament are ignoring the loss of learning and well-being from the corona lockdowns. The University Post met up with Esben — at a bar.

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Politics

Professor »tearing his hair out« over lack of historical insight in Qatar debate

The debate over the World Cup finals in Qatar is so naïve and so simplistic, that you would think that we had never been in a similar situation. This is according to Hans Bonde, professor of sports history, who wants examples from history more prominent.

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Politics

Law professor: Myths about rape persist despite new consent law

Law professor Trine Baumbach describes the consent law as »a paradigm shift«. But she also calls rape cases the Achilles heel of the justice system in her new book. Why? Because of what we think we know about rape victims.

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