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About 30 students showed up at the UCPH annual commemoration to show their dissatisfaction with university cuts. The chairman of the Humanities Council got into a brief discussion with research and higher education minister Tommy Ahlers.
According to Universities Denmark figures, the annual two per cent cut to education programmes has so far cost hundreds of employees their jobs at the University of Copenhagen.
A war is currently being playing out behind closed doors in parliament at Christiansborg. The weapons are not bombs and bullets, but numbers and calculations. The outcome can be crucial for the future of universities.
The University of Copenhagen forecasted a DKK 101 million budget surplus in 2017, but according to the latest forecast, this year will end on a much bigger DKK 250m. The Chairman of the Board says the university risks an image problem
Severe funding cuts threatened to decimate the staff at the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen. Until someone had a crazy idea.
The Humanities Council delivered a stack of 763 signatures to Dean Ulf Hedetoft on Friday, 2nd June in protest against the planned cuts to the faculty's libraries
From 2019, Danish SU student grants will be 20 per cent lower and limited to five years. The government's 2025 plan maintains SU cuts.
The remaining staff at the School of Dentistry are to have their well-being improved through a collaborative project that will make them more mentally robust. Managers are also following a course.
A new round of budget cuts for Humanities is likely to be felt throughout the faculty. The administration is considering measures ranging from the amount of time staff has for guidance to reduced library services