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Housing Chaos: CBS has 350 dorm rooms to 1,832 international students

CBS only has access to a limited number of dorm rooms and these are reserved for exchange students only. This means that international students studying a bachelor or master degree are left alone to find a place to live in Copenhagen. “It’s a heartbreaking job,” says housing coordinator at CBS.

Housing chaos: Long-distance commuting

Jeremie has felt the ruthlessness of the housing market in Copenhagen. Having to stay at hostels and in worst cases commute between Denmark and his home country. Now, he has finally found a room for six months.

Virtual Reality Creating Real Knowledge

VR-technology is winning its way into the business and entertainment world, but is it also beneficial for universities? Yes, says former CBS student Simon Borrit and Master in light design Zoltán Tasnádi from Aalborg University. No – not yet, says Jakob Ravn, Chief consultant from CBS.

How a Student’s problem triggered a succesful Business Venture

On the verge of graduation, a group of International Business students felt they were lacking a clear overview of the job market they were about to enter. This led them to start a new website, which aims to make all graduate programs visible and applicable free of charge for all students.

How French Apples Created a Revolutionary Entrepreneurship

A semester abroad turned into a cider revolution for the newly CBS graduate, Paw Wöhlk. The young entrepreneur is about to launch Copenhagen’s first cider bar this July and despite the hard work of starting a business, he only encourages others to do the same.

Elite-culture spawns stress at CBS

Stress is difficult to get rid of and according to the President of CBS it may not happen, as stress is the companion of an elite-culture.

CBS is battling increasing stress

The latest satisfaction survey at CBS reveals that employees are becoming more stressed every year. CBS tries to battle the increase with anti-stress initiatives, and they seem to work, says HRD Consultant Trine Madsen from CBS.

More than every other CBS-student is stressed

Stress is becoming the new normal at CBS, as 56 percent of its students feel stressed. CBS Students and the senior management take this very seriously and want to initiate concrete solutions from September this year.