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Emilie Jacobsen

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Emilie Jacobsen is a freelance journalist who writes inspiring articles for CBS WIRE. Other than that, she is a brilliant content creator and writes for various websites and blogs. 

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A week in the life of a CBS student

Want an exclusive glimpse of how another student has organised his everyday life? CBS Wire asked a student to journal what he did for a whole week. Learn about Magnus’ busy life juggling studies, political campaign work, sports – and dating. And tips from a CBS student guidance counsellor on how to structure your day.

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CBS Associate Professor starts YouTube channel on compliance: “We must communicate research differently”

For Associate Professor Kalle Johannes Rose, his YouTube channel about risk-based compliance serves many purposes. It is both a personal tool to help him structure and explain the material as well as an opportunity to reach out to people working with compliance and for them to ask questions before he finishes a new book. He believes that researchers should think differently about how they communicate their research, and that CBS could do a better job of helping them.

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Start-up founded in a CBS entrepreneurial class sells for millions

What started as a business case in class - AI for solving GDPR issues - has turned into fulltime employment and a multi-million kroner deal for two former CBS students.

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Three emails revive old conflict between CBS and course company Aspiri

Several students have received emails from the course company Aspiri asking for their Canvas password in return for free courses. The CBS legal department warns students against giving away their passwords – it compromises IT security and is illegal.

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Mental health issues? Where to get help

If you have mental health issues or personal problems, CBS can help. If you have a chronic mental health problem, you can receive help through the SPS programme. For personal problems, you can team up with a mentor through the CBS mentor programme or talk to the campus pastor, who is happy to help regardless of religion.

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New alumni network on cybersecurity gives valuable insights

A large number of unofficial alumni networks flourish at CBS. A new addition is the cybersecurity network that enables students and alumni to connect and talk about an industry where people otherwise keep their secrets closely guarded. The networks are a useful way for alumni to stay in touch with CBS while giving back as well as being updated on the newest research and post-graduate education.

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Applying to go on exchange is easier than you think

If you believe that going on exchange is difficult, you might be surprised to learn that there is a space for everyone. Grades and points from extra-curricular activities do matter to some extent, but even with grades at the lower end of the spectrum, an exchange trip is within reach.

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How to survive and prosper: Matrix gets new businesses through the Death Valley Curve

Making the right decisions for a new venture to prosper centres on recognising which stage the business has reached. Researchers at CBS created a matrix that helps ventures define where they are on their path to success – or failure.

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Hot election topics for CBS students

With major international crises and several political parties proposing to reduce the length of master’s programmes and turn grants into loans, there is plenty to consider when voting in the Danish parliamentary election. But which topics do CBS students give top priority?

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Study groups – how to make them work

Study groups are an important part of being a student at CBS. They give students a sense of belonging and help more students to finish their degrees. But study groups are also time-consuming and, at times, a battleground for difficult group dynamics. Read on to learn how to find the right members for your group, how to deal with conflicts and resolve them when they occur.

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Choose the right crowdfunding strategy if you want to succeed

When raising money through crowdfunding, you must be aware of your strategy. If you want the local community to get involved and benefit from your product and sales, one strategy beats the others by far. Learn which strategy to use for different purposes here.

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Poetry start-up Tolnø from CBS wins prize at Go Grow Demo Day

The Demo Day event marked the end of the Go Grow programme 2022 featuring student start-ups pitching in front of 250 invited guests. A jury awarded the ‘best pitch’ prize of DKK 25,000 to poetry start-up Tolnø, run by a CBS student.

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Student Society Day 2022: “By joining a student society, you become more than a student; you become part of a community”

Last week, the annual Student Society Day filled the hallways of Solbjerg Plads with booths. Students flocked in to get a sense of the many different types of societies they can join. And joining in doesn’t have to take up all your spare time.

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Awaiting an exciting future while dreading exams: Meet six CBS students

What are the students at CBS excited about this upcoming term? And what do they fear most about starting or finishing a university education? CBS WIRE met six students – some on their first semester and some finishing their educational programmes – for a talk about the ups and downs of being students.

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‘How to Uni’ – new online course prepares new students for university

Stepping up from high school to university can bring challenges. Now CBS has launched an online course, ‘How to Uni’, to help new students make the most of university life.

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Generation Lockdown first to test new introduction week concept

CBS has tweaked its introduction week to make sure that both socially and academically minded students have a good study start. The so-called Generation Lockdown students, who have attended high school mainly online, will be first to test the new concept.

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CBS teacher strives to create gender balance in the financial world

André Thormann, a teaching assistant at CBS, founded the networking company 360 Finance in June 2020 with three friends. Even though the founders are all-male, they aim to help young professionals in finance with their careers while focusing on encouraging more women to join the world of finance. They put together network groups with a 50/50 gender balance. “It is both an important agenda for us and it energizes the work groups,” says André Thormann.

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New dialogue between CBS Management and CBS Students about NEXUS extends alcohol permit

After a time out between CBS’ Senior Management and CBS Students, a new constructive dialogue results in a renegotiated plan for Café NEXUS.

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Crypto currencies are so much more than online money

Many people believe that crypto currencies are simply hot air and therefore worthless. But CBS professor Jan Damsgaard believes that the value of a crypto currency lies in the blockchain technology behind it and the possibilities it holds.

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CBS professor on how small enterprises and researchers should work together: “It’s kind of like dating”

How do we prevent researchers and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) from overlooking each other when hoping to collaborate? Start by accepting different work paces and respecting each other’s differences, advises CBS Professor Luigi Butera. “It’s kind of like dating,” he said at a recent workshop designed to bring SMEs and CBS researchers closer together.

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Have you ever shared study books with a friend? Then you should definitely think twice

About half of all students in Denmark have used at least one illegally shared textbook while studying. The majority are obtained from friends or study groups, and many students find this practice acceptable. But when books are illegally shared, writers are not paid, which over the years will mean that fewer textbooks will be written in Danish and about Danish subjects.

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CBS professor talks of inflation and inequality at Folkemødet

The Danish democracy festival Folkemødet attracts crowds of people every year. Several professors from CBS have been asked to participate and share their knowledge. One of them is Associate Professor Birthe Larsen from the Department of Economics. She is especially looking forward to talking about inflation and inequality.

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Yes or no to the Danish defense opt-out – How will the CBS students vote?

CBS WIRE met with students at Solbjerg Plads to learn how they plan to vote in the upcoming election about the Danish defense opt-out.

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