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New corona restrictions have students concerned that universities will return to online teaching, that exams will be changed, and that we will yet again have to give up the routines of normality. But the actual risk of infection does not concern them.
During the first Danish lockdown, Lone Simonsen spoke to journalists 10-14 hours a day – and says it almost drove her insane. But, she says: it's no good knowing something if you can't pass it on.
Many students never turn on the camera for their online courses. But this can be detrimental to students' social relations and well-being, and it negatively affects instructors' motivation.
Jens Lundgren heads a project in the DKK 65 billion coronavirus initiative initiated by the White House. As an HIV researcher, he has previous frontline experience against an unknown virus, but he has never tried working so quickly – or getting so many e-mails and threats.
In the old days, campus was packed with students. They went on intro camps with no hand sanitizer, and they shared beers and other liquids on packed dance floors. Here is everything that you (perhaps) might never get to experience if you start at the University of Copenhagen this year.
Six additional students on the rhetoric programme at the University of Copenhagen are in self-quarantine. Faculty director 'certain' that more corona cases will be forthcoming, but ready to handle them.
The Faculty of Humanities is to remove the tables from classrooms to make room for more students without breaking social distance rules. The Danish Association of Occupational Therapists says that it can lead to physical disability and concentration difficulties.
Impossible deadlines, money running out, and a future that is suddenly uncertain. This is the situation for two foreign researchers at the University of Copenhagen.
One or more anonymous persons have allegedly attended instruction on the dentistry programme while infected with corona. They have threatened to show up to exams. The study programme’s management has informed the rest of the year cohort, but is still upholding exam schedules.
Rector of the University of Copenhagen Henrik C. Wegener misses the feeling of being surrounded by the university. A university which he believes has been changed for good by the coronavirus shutdown.