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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.
Student of English Anna Nørgaard Sørensen wants University of Copenhagen management to do something to relieve some of the strain on students: »I know that I am not the only one in this situation. Many of us need some help.« Prorector says more intiatives are underway.
»Being an activist and fighting for a world that is more just is a fundamental condition of my existence. It only stops when I am no longer here. It is part of my existence. This is how I look at it.«
Both researcher seats on the University of Copenhagen board went to candidates from the 'Involve the researchers!' list. The Student Council’s Olivia Boesen won the students' mandate, while Dorte Brix was elected by the technical and administrative staff.
History student Niklas Zenius Jespersen is the mastermind behind the students' confrontational and activistic line in occupying the management corridors at the Faculty of Humanities.
Student organisations are collecting signatures for new climate demands aimed at the University of Copenhagen. They include the closure of a research centre in oil and gas. University management rejects the demand with reference to the freedom of research.