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Vulnerable students have been allocated DKK 5 million in a coronavirus aid package. The money will not go far, according to the Student Council at the University of Copenhagen. The Student Counselling Service says however that the grant could benefit a lot of young people.
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Several exchange students want their lease contracts terminated on rooms they have through the University of Copenhagen's Housing Foundation. This is after the students have gone home because of the corona crisis. The foundation rejects the students’ demands.
The authorities have not given clear guidelines on how to adapt to life in residence halls during the corona crisis. So when students share kitchens and other facilities, they have to improvise.
»I find it hard not to backslide into old habits from the time I had a depression. Things can quickly go downhill for me. I am a big extrovert, and the more I am alone, the worse I get.«
Nanna Andersen's housing situation in Scotland turned out to be emotionally exhausting. But she still doesn’t regret going on exchange.
Many Danish students have interrupted their study abroad and have returned to Denmark. Meet two who have opted to stay. Because they're still hoping for a good experience – and because they don't know what else they should do.
Students, who are now in quarantine, attended classes on campus and worked in hospitals, for several days after they attended teaching and a Friday bar with a coronavirus-infected student.
»Closeted centre-right students« praise her for standing by her convictions in the media, but on campus political science student Cille Hald Egholm is often isolated because of her political beliefs.
Anna-Oline Grarup Hertz and Mette-Marie Nørlev are both left-leaning in their political views. They are happy to debate tax issues with centre-right voters, but when it comes to race and minorities it becomes a question of human rights, and human rights are not up for debate.