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Free Forum and Conservative Students lose ground as Student Council wins University of Copenhagen Board seat

The Student Council's lead candidate Kevin Olesen has been elected to the the University of Copenhagen Board with an increase in winning margin.

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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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Academic life

Student Council: A paltry DKK 5 million for vulnerable students is just not enough

Vulnerable students have been allocated DKK 5 million in a coronavirus aid package. The money will not go far, according to the Student Council at the University of Copenhagen. The Student Counselling Service says however that the grant could benefit a lot of young people.

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Coronavirus

Scared and lonely in the land of corona: »It's hard to do normal things – like getting up«

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.

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Academic life

Olivia Boesen: Students shouldn’t have to struggle with stress and loneliness

The Student Council’s top candidate, Olivia Boesen, wants to ensure that the board dedicates resources to help students deal with stress and loneliness.

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Education

Here we go again: "The students are not 'stupid and lazy'"

A number of lecturers say students are lazy and shouldn’t be students at all in a new study. Associate Dean Jens Erik Mogensen rejects the criticism and says instead that universities need to be better at understanding what students can do. But one experienced lecturer does not buy in to this explanation.

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Campus

Harassment and sexism at UCPH: Few students seek help

The MeToo wave is surging over Danish universities. Students speak of a soul-searching moment while calling for a new campus culture. At the University of Copenhagen, the Student Ambassador is ready to give students guidance on violations and harassment.

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Opinion

Student Council top candidate: If we don’t stand together as students, we don’t stand up to management

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Campus

First it rained on the law students, then it drizzled on the rector

It sparked quite some amusement at the law faculty in June when rain poured in through one of the skylights at Søndre Campus. Then, when rector Henrik Wegener visited on 19 September, things went downhill again.

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Opinion

Has the government even read Harry Potter?

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