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The study boards: What you need to know

It is time for elections at the university – and this includes elections to the study boards. Students are up for election this year, and perhaps there will be contested elections at your department.

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Your guide to the 2023 university elections

You want to be a good university citizen. And you want to exercise your democratic right to vote. Here is a guide to the University of Copenhagen's elections.

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Campus

Welcome to the University of Copenhagen: Here are five important dates to remember

Here are five important dates to remember, Just to make sure your new life as a university student is off to a good start.

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Politics

Your guide to the university elections 2020

You want to be a good citizen of the university, and you want to exercise your democratic powers, but the elections at the university is a jungle to navigate. We’ve put together a guide to help you on your way.

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Academic life

How to live on a student budget in Copenhagen

Start brewing your own coffee, quit buying kebabs on your way home from a night out, and get creative with your gifts for friends and family. Here is the ultimate guide to living on a student budget in expensive Copenhagen.

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Academic life

In the wake of #MeToo, Eske Willerslev leaves his office door open: »It’s a precautionary measure«

Navigating a new culture at the university in the wake of #MeToo is no easy task. Many employees fear being accused of offensive behaviour, according to Professor Eske Willerslev.

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Academic life

»I take a lot of heat for standing by convictions at the university«

»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.

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»I believe in two genders and that’s practically a forbidden belief out here«

As a student with centre-right politics at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, you have to censor yourself and your opinions to get by says political science student and active member of the Conservative People’s Party’s youth organisation, Christian Vigilius.

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»When it comes to open dialogue, CSS is the most restrictive environment I have ever encountered«

At the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, there are right opinions and there are wrong opinions. According to political science student Thomas Rohden people are quick to label others racists or transphobes.

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Academic life

It’s not easy expressing your centre-right views at a left-wing faculty

Eighty percent of students at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Copenhagen say they vote for parties on the left-wing. Research suggests that students who identify with centre-right political agendas have a hard time expressing their views.

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