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Lockdown testimonies: Felikss travelled from Latvia to CBS by car to find out his exam was cancelled

Four international students share their experiences of studying at CBS during lockdown, how to deal with “socializing being postponed for a year”, demotivation and home sickness.

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CBS’ President and CBS Students welcome a discussion on turning SU into interest-free loans

The Danish Chamber of Commerce suggests interest-free loans could replace SU for master’s students. The President of CBS Students welcomes a discussion on the matter and hopes the debate will be constructive. A trade union warns that fewer students are likely to apply for master’s degrees if the idea is introduced.

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Two CBS graduates who scrutinized organized street gangs now accepted by world-famous journal

The thesis supervisor immediately had their attention when he suggested to Alexander Rezaei and Andreas Hansen that they should write their master’s thesis on criminal gangs. Today, they have just had an article published in an internationally acclaimed journal. What they heard when holding interviews in prison blew them away.

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The fear of being ordinary: Do you know the feeling? I sure do

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All new CBS students to be tested in academic integrity to avoid cheating

Starting from the fall semester, new students will have to pass a course on academic integrity. About 30% of the students are unsure about the rules, says Senior Adviser from CBS Library. Also, a new network is bringing together teachers, researchers and administrative staff to help students understand how to avoid academic misconduct and prevent plagiarism anxiety.

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Go to Italy, France or Finland without crossing the border: CBS and eight universities launch online elective exchanges

A new collaboration between nine European business schools, including CBS, enables fifth-semester bachelor students to take online electives at various universities. CBS’ Vice Dean of International Education envisions the collaboration potentially expanding to cover more universities and more students in future.

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The uncertainty of my future: Should I stay, or should I leave?

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How much can funny cat videos pollute us? Not much, right?

Associate Professor Attila Márton wants to teach his students to think of digitalization as something that can be as polluting as dumping wastewater in a river. Therefore, he has transformed his course in Advanced Strategic Information Management to turn students into digital ecologists.

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MarketingLab: We will beat students’ loneliness and help to write winning CVs

One of the largest student organizations at CBS is reaching out to students who are feeling lonely and lacking motivation. “The organization is a place where students can try new activities and discover new skills without fear of judgement. It’s a safe space to find out if crazy ideas are actually brilliant instead,” according to the board members.

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International scientific publishers milk universities – you and I pay the price

International scientific publishers have profit margins that rival Google and Apple. Universities are struggling to disentangle themselves from the system, which has created a state of dependence. “It’s daylight robbery,” says CBS Director of Library and Campus Services. Does a new agreement with the Danish universities outline a way out?  

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Test center and control procedures: CBS to reopen on April 6

A negative corona test taken within the past 72 hours will be your access card to the CBS campus when it reopens on April 6. CBS Students is seated at the table when CBS discusses detailed plans for the gradual reopening. “Study places and group rooms are first priority,” says the President of CBS Students.

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Job wanted: Launching a career during a pandemic

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CBS almost reaches goal for international graduate employment rate two years early

Just three years ago, non-Danish CBS graduates had the lowest employment rate. Only 22% were employed two years after graduation. Now, the figure has risen to 30%, only a hair’s breadth from CBS’ goal. CBS' International Talent Retention Manager has some ideas to potentially further boost the employment rate.

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CBS receives 15% more quota 2 applications compared to 2020

Altogether, 4,155 quota 2 applicants have put CBS as their first priority in this year’s round of applications. Covid-19 could explain the increase, says CBS’ Head of Student Affairs. Now, CBS is looking into increasing the number of study places for quota 2 students.

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COVID hit me hard! But I’m alive, I didn’t kill anyone

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Despondency is spreading – with no prospect of knowing when students can return to campus

Universities Denmark wants students back on campus now, especially first-year students. Currently, there is no date for reopening universities, and CBS Students is concerned that restrictions will keep teaching and exams online for the rest of the semester. They hope, however, that study places and group rooms can reopen.

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Thoughts during a pandemic: “I’ve begun to prioritize things that I really like”

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Disposable or reusable face masks? That’s the question

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CBS students help Greek hotel getting back on its feet in a post-pandemic market

While COVID-19 fatigue is beginning to loom over us all like heavy grey clouds and we are dreaming of distant paradises with palm trees, sunshine and beautiful sandy beaches, CBS students Lenka Trangosova and Sophie Piva are living that exact dream. However, they have a purpose – they are working on a master’s thesis about reestablishing a Greek hotel in a post-pandemic market.

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How to find a student job during a pandemic?

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