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Fired professor says that students needed to focus on thinking and learning rather than getting top grades. Aalborg University management did not agree.
It would be heavy on resources and awkward to introduce a new grade scale in Denmark, says University of Copenhagen prorector Bente Stallknecht. An evaluation shows that the Danish 7-point scale is internationally compatible, but that it requires added explanations.
The University of Copenhagen slams the door on many applicants with its new minimum average grade requirement of 6.0. Here, three UCPH students talk about how they turned around their poor high school performance to top grades at university.
Every second student at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) experiences stress ‘often’ or ‘very often’ according to a new study from the Danish Association of Masters and PhDs DM. It is especially the examinations and the struggle for good grades that is the stress factor.