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Leaving New York: Love beyond borders in the time of coronavirus

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Survival of the fittest: Coronavirus can be a gift and a curse for the startup environment

Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship guides and supports its startups during the coronavirus crisis. For most advanced startups, it’s a game of survival, and lessons on crisis management are being learned as the days go by. But the coronavirus crisis is not bad for everyone, argue representatives from CSE.

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CBS introduces new intro program concept

The new intro program concept is now turning into a “first-year experience” for the new bachelor students starting in 2020, according to CBS. The new concept will shorten the intro-week program and spread it over the course of a year, with the cabin trip moved to February to link semesters 1 and 2.

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CBS Students strongly criticizes drastic changes to the intro week concept

The cabin trip is moved to February, the intro weeks in August are reduced to four or five days, and the cabin trip program will not include any alcohol-related activities. These are among the changes to CBS’ study start. CBS Students is highly concerned that the dramatic transformation of the intro concept will have negative consequences for new students’ social life and current students’ willingness to become administrators or intro guides.

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What to do when your living room is your gym, chill zone and study corner?

Two study coaches advise CBS students on how to structure their days and increase their success rates for getting things done. Take off your pajamas, eat healthily, turn off your phone, and remember to praise yourself are all useful pieces of advice.

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CBS Business moves its on-campus counselling online

While coronavirus has broken out in the whole wide world and the campus at CBS is closed, CBS Business is moving all its activities, counselling services and events to the world wide web. There’s a lot to be uncertain about these days, but CBS Business wants all students to know for certain that help is available – from a safe distance.

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Doing research ‘coronavirus style’: Online meetings with 60 people and encounters with ghostly airports

Fieldwork and international meetings are being interrupted and cancelled due to coronavirus. Associate Professor, Martin Skrydstrup had to abort fieldwork in Mombasa, Kenya, where coronavirus was apparently not top priority, and Associate Professor Cristiana Parisi is now juggling a research project across six European cities online.

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COVID-19: “The most terrifying words in the English language: I’m from the government and I’m here to help”

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CBS moves 20,000 students’ exams online

The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science has granted CBS dispensation to conduct all exams online for the rest of the semester.

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She left the Danish Embassy in Argentina to travel against time back to her loved one in Thailand

Go on exchange

Every cloud has a silver lining: How the Hong Kong protests prepared me for today’s turbulent times

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From an allotment garden, CBS Students’ presidency is helping students to curb the crisis

The four members of CBS Students’ presidency are answering emails and phone calls from worried students while organizing online wine tasting, reaching out to all student organizations to facilitate online events and saving Café Nexus and Spisestuerne. All from a tiny allotment garden.

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Coronavirus crisis: Now students can take out extra SU loans

The President of CBS Students, Sarah Diemar, is pleased that student needs are also on the agenda in these special times. However, she points out that the students will feel the effect long after the crisis has passed, as they will have additional debt.

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CBS copes with corona: Anja is one of 120 CBS students in quarantine at home

Coronavirus has forced students and staff to stay at home, but for Anja Navadvorskaya, the situation is slightly different. She is in home quarantine until March 25 along with 120 of her fellow students. And so far, it is not that bad, but the uncertainty of the situation is “frightening,” she says.

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CBS professor: Dystopic fiction helps us tackle the despair of coronavirus

TV series, books and movies about fictive pandemics can help us grasp the incomprehensible when reality exceeds fiction, says a CBS professor. And with the COVID-19 outbreak, we have plenty of time for entertainment now that our operating manual for the world is missing a central chapter.

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The big test: CBS moves campus to cyberspace

Coronavirus prevents us being together, but luckily we can meet in cyberspace. Here, teachers, students and the Head of Teaching and Learning at CBS explain from their home offices how moving lectures, study groups and oral exams online is coming along. “It will definitely take more self-discipline,” says a student.

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When all pubs and bars are asked by the Irish Government to stay closed then you know it’s serious!

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CBS copes with coronavirus: Niamh will be working at Harvard, but from her apartment in Copenhagen

A dream had come true for CBS student Niamh Higgins. She was accepted for a unique three-month internship at Harvard University starting in late March. That was until coronavirus closed the borders here and in the U.S. Now, she will do the internship from Copenhagen. “You learn how to make lemonade out of lemons.”

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A month ago, they were in isolation in Shanghai, now they are in Taiwan where everything is … business as usual

The two CBS students Mikkel Graulund Jørgensen and Tobias Løvkvist Bidstrup, who are on a 90-day language trip to learn Chinese, are reporting from Taiwan where everyday life seems unaffected by the coronavirus that has shut down many countries in Europe. The two students do not plan to cut their trip short and return to Denmark.

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First it imprisons his family in Italy, then coronavirus banishes him from his workplace

When Italy closed down entirely on the morning of Tuesday March 9, it may have seemed a rather drastic move. However, less than 48 hours later, Denmark followed suit. Giulio Zichella, an Assistant Professor at CBS with family in Italy reflects on the situation both there and in Denmark.  “People in Italy are afraid and they are asking whether the situation could become even more complicated,” he says.

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