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Politics

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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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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Coronavirus

»I'm concerned that everything might be shut down again, and we'll have to have online lectures«

New corona restrictions have students concerned that universities will return to online teaching, that exams will be changed, and that we will yet again have to give up the routines of normality. But the actual risk of infection does not concern them.

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Student life

Review: Kvinderegensen – A piece of history

The history of Kvinderegensen is palpable in the old building on Amager, where previously only women were allowed to live. Nowadays the college is open to everyone, and being male might even give you a head start on the waiting list.

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Campus

They used to serve coffee. Now they serve cotton swabs for nasal tests

As new self-swab test centres have more students and staff returning to the University of Copenhagen, canteen staff are now also back at work. Not to serve coffee and food, but to supervise self-swab nasal tests.

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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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Other

What it’s like being a full-time student and bringing up a child at the same time

»In terms of your studies, people start expecting less of you. That’s very generous and considerate, but it also made me expect less of myself,« says 24-year-old Alice Bier Zandén. She is a student of art history at the University of Copenhagen, mother of a three-year-old girl, and currently expecting her second child.

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Campus

The University of Copenhagen beefs up cybersecurity in response to hackers

Students, accessing their emails, report difficulties with the new two-factor authentication method. According to the IT-department, there isn’t much to do about it.

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Campus

How the University of Copenhagen became a centre of the offensive behaviour debate

Stories of sexism, drinking and crazy initiation rituals, a global #metoo movement and a set of guidelines on how to deal with offensive behaviour made the University of Copenhagen the centre of a stormy debate last year.

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Education

By the numbers: Here are this year’s least and most popular programmes

Medicine is once again at the top of the list, Odontology and Political Science are steadily climbing, and the trend of more women than men applying continues.

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