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studiestart 2023

Academic life

Medical dilemmas and moral hangovers: »In the future, you will drink less alcohol at Danish intro camps, I'm sure of that«

For decades, the traditional Danish ‘rustur’ intro camp on the medicine programme has been shrouded in mystery and nervous excitement for thousands of new students. But the intro camp community is in transition throughout the country. The same goes for social etiquette and public debate. The University Post followed the intro camp tutors on the medicine programme to find out how an intro camp is organised, and how limits are defined on a study programme that, by definition, crosses people’s limits.

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Academic life

Sissel-Jo Gazan finally protested: But only after simulating an orgasm in front of her fellow students

24 years ago the acclaimed Danish author was pressured by tutors to do things at intro camp that she has since been ashamed of.

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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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Campus

7 tips for cheaper textbooks

It will drain your bank account when the bill for your textbooks runs up to several thousand kroner. However if you want to get the books on the cheap, help is at hand. The University Post offers you seven tips to balance your budget.

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Education

10 things I should have known before I started university

Go to re-examination, forget about your grades, and make demands. At the university, there are many new things to deal with, and one is easily overwhelmed. Here, an experienced student tells what she wishes she had known, when she was on the threshold of student life.

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