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Christian Pedersen is American. But he has a Danish father, speaks Danish and has a rather Danish-sounding name. This has turned out to be more a hindrance than a help in his encounters with the Danish immigration system. For the fourth year in a row, he is struggling to get a student visa.
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.
Copenhagen’s student café Studenterhuset grapples with an uncertain financial future as the Covid-19 closures and restrictions continue. There are still online events, and the cafés director hopes for financial support from foundations.
I know what I do is unethical, so I hope I'm not the only one doing it.
Compared to Germany, associate professor and archaeologist Tobias Richter finds more freedom and more flexibility at Danish universities. But he says the university could take better care of its students.
A group of students are facing up to the challenge of stress and are meeting regularly to work with their minds. At the meditation community at UCPH they have no hocus pocus, no dogmas and no commercial interests.
One throws punches, the other prays. A third one shakes her ass. We met six students in the places where they go to be alone.
This December, Symfuni, a student run orchestra, will play their holiday concert at the prestigious Black Diamond’s Dronningesalen and Sankt Annæ Gymnasium. The repertoire includes Dvorák’s From the New World, Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto 2, and Carl Nielsen’s Saga-Drøm.
New data shows that more than half of newly enrolled students find their study programmes more demanding than they expected.