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CBS is still calculating the consequences of cutting international study placements

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From the Pearl of Africa to the Land of ‘Hygge’

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Entrepreneurship event at CBS is bigger than ever – the Swedes are coming too

For the fourth time, CBS Entrepreneurial Day takes over Solbjerg Plads to inspire students to become entrepreneurs – even within fields they know nothing about. This year’s theme is Change the game and the event continues to attract more guests from other universities, technical colleges, high schools and even students from neighboring countries.

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Gallery: Student Society Day at Solbjerg Plads

Hundreds of students strolled through the halls of Solbjerg Plads to explore the various student organizations on Student Society Day. CBS WIRE's student photographer, Lucas Liang, captured the day in photos.

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Denmark taught me to smile😊

Smiling was the first thing that I noticed when moving to Denmark from the Kazakh culture. I was shocked that everybody smiles at you and you automatically smile back.

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Minister confronts grade-race and perfectionist culture in his vision for universities

Remove the 1.08-grade bonus and change the admission system. These proposals are part of a new initiative that Tommy Ahlers, Denmark’s Minister for Higher Education and Science, presented at CBS on September 17. Overall, the President of CBS Students is positive about the initiative, but the minister cannot change the students’ focus on grades alone, he says.

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Digging for ‘black gold’: Lukas’ guide to Copenhagen’s best record shops

In my first guide for CBS WIRE, I would like to share my passion for discovering music on vinyl by inviting you to a virtual tour of my five favorite places in the Danish capital that are devoted to the sale of black gold. I have been collecting records for approximately five years now and the music I’ve bought on vinyl has far outnumbered my digital purchases in the last three years.

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CBS Careers has sent a dinner invitation that requires you to submit your transcript – is that ok?

CBS Careers has sent a dinner invitation to students on the IBP and IB programs on behalf of McKinsey. To be accepted, students have to apply by submitting their latest transcript. CBS student, Grace Livingstone, points out that invitations like that sent from CBS emphasize the feeling that only grades matter. A staff member argues that the practice is non-inclusive.

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“As long as we trade – we don’t shoot each other”

Brexit and free trade were the hot topics when Denmark’s Minister for Foreign Affairs visited CBS to discuss the EU with students from the BSc in European Business. The students were especially surprised by the minister’s positive attitude about the future of the EU – despite increasing skepticism.

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When 12 isn’t enough: Meet the new International Business students

It happens every year. International Business at CBS draws headlines with its entry requirements busting the 7-point grading scale. A grade point average of 12,2 was needed to get in, and for the majority of Danish high school students this average is beyond unachievable. But not for the new IB students. You can meet two of them and one of their lecturers in our very first podcast where we try to answer the question: Who are the new IB students? Press play and enjoy.

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Companies win by ’understanding’ the future

OPINION: Industry benefits from taking a long-term macroperspective, but research in this field is under-prioritized and often forgotten.

Art trains your eyes and brains to see what you don't want to see Michael Kvium, Danish artist

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Do you speak tech?

In the near future, CBS is obliged to teach their students digital competencies, so they can get on in the digital world. A way to do that is through tech-enhanced learning, which CBS already has a lot of experience with, points out the Vice Dean at CBS, who is excited about future collaboration with other Danish universities on this.

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