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CBS design start-up becomes part of research project

The social start-up from CBS, Novaheim, has become part of a research project at the University of Copenhagen that is aiming to empower female asylum seekers through design. An Associate Professor on the project is “delighted” about having Novaheim onboard, and describes it as “an enormous coincidence.”

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When mama keeps pushing you

In a country like Denmark, there are an extraordinarily amount of possibilities in terms of education. Because of that, parents who might have had different living conditions in their native country tend to put more pressure on their children when it comes to education. But is that really a bad thing? Or is it merely an attempt to make us harness the opportunities they never had?

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From the books to the field: CBS goes to Uganda

24 CBS students switched the classrooms of CBS out with African heat, when they went to Uganda to do field research as part of their Master's program of Business, Language and Culture.

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New university building facilitates collaboration between China and Denmark

The Sino-Danish Center (SDC) recently moved into a new building located north of Bejing. The new building will enhance collaboration between Danish and Chinese universities and benefit researchers and students alike, says the Principal Coordinator from CBS.

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Disaster research

Research into disasters are more evident than ever. Kristian Cedervall Lauta and Morten Thanning Vendelø, both researchers from University of Copenhagen and CBS, are part of a joint research center investigating the aftermath of devastating disasters, by trying to understand why they happen and how they affect us.

Guide

Three ways to become a networking superstar

Student reporter Eric Maganga gives his pro-tips on how to be good at networking - both in person and online.

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Researchers need your help for scientific experiments

Have you always wanted to participate in a scientific experiment, whether it be about eye tracking or clothing consumption, but never had the chance? Wait no more. CBS researcher, Laura Winther Balling, has set up an open-source database where you can sign up and take part in different research projects. Some of them even pay you for taking part.

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Six good reasons to become a Buddy

Moving to Berlin on her own inspired Caroline Sølver to join the Buddy Program at CBS. She gives six good reasons for why you should join - one of them is getting friends for life.

Ida Buhl-Andersen, Partner Development Manager, at Microsoft, is looking for passion and motivation. Foto: Mette Koors

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Stand up, speak up, and don’t be afraid of making mistakes

“Speak up your mind, dare to fail, and be able to work in a team with different nationalities. Be passionate, independent and motivated.”

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Once upon a time… 100 years ago

For the first time ever, CBS has a memorial plaque situated in the heart of Copenhagen. 100 years ago today, 1917 on the 1st of October, the first students attended their first class at what would eventually evolve into the prestigious institution that is CBS.

Foto: Democratic Coffee Bar

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The best cafes to work or study at in Copenhagen

Most of us have experienced the problem of finishing our coffees and outstaying our welcome at a café. That's why we've put together a list of five, nice and "hyggelige" cafes in Copenhagen that are great to work or study at in Copenhagen.

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Joining a student organization doesn’t have to be nerve-racking

It can be a little stressful applying to one of the more competitive student organization. Three of the largest and most popular student organizations shine a light on why you should join a student organization and what they are looking for when recruiting students.

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CBS fires employees due to missing out on grants

3-5 employees from Facility Management and Campus Development are getting fired due to grants not received. “Very unfortunate,” says the Campus Director. Furthermore, the two departments are being merged on the 1st of October. A member of the coordination committee argues that the process leading to the fusion will give rise to mistrust towards CBS management. The employee representative says that the job cuts could have been avoided.

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Highlights from CBS Entrepreneurial Day 2017

What do drinks with insects in them, microbiomes in your guts, and cloud-based intelligence have in common? We spent the day looking at and trying out the different products and services that student start-ups presented during CBS Entrepreneurial Day 2017. Among other things, there were investors with deep pockets, entrepreneurial cupcakes, and various types of drones.

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The closing down of EOK does not equal job cuts for now

CBS management reassures us that no job cuts are planned for now, but points out that demand and supply in the field of language can change in the future. Furthermore, the Dean of Education, Jan Molin, responds to the criticisms that have been raised in the wake of the closedown.

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Are you happily perfect?

Do you pretend to be happy, even though you’re not? This is a trend that CBS student Lina Csillag has been observing both within herself and amongst friends. Now, she has decided to make a short movie about the issue.

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Need to land a new job? Here are five soft skills you need

“I’m currently looking for a job/a new job” – that phrase is one I hear over and over again amongst my group of friends. Many of them are looking to find a job ASAP in order to pay their rent while others are just looking for something different to the job they have now.

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Helsinki’s saunas await you

No matter what time of the year you go to Helsinki, remember to be prepared. The weather shifts faster than you can say snow, but don’t worry, you’ll always find a place to get warm again.

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Present yourself – in all your shapes, sizes, clothes and opinions

The old stereotypes still rule – or do they? With the new school year starting, we also need to start embracing the broader student body, especially when we think about what a CBS student is.

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Forget about your dream job – just do something

We probably all want to do something we are passionate about. But what if the search for our passion blocks the opportunities that are right in front of us? Signe Lund Bunke decided to stop searching for her dream job and instead just take a chance and passion came along.