This year’s Thesis Festival was held at Station close to CBS in October. The festival is a way for master’s students to share their knowledge and other insights to gain inspiration. If you missed the festival, the presentations are available online.
03 Nov 2023
There are many approaches to finding your first job. Three recent CBS graduates talk about how they landed theirs. Their approaches were quite different, yet they all highlight networking as a key element.
02 Oct 2023
For the staff at CBS, the weeks and sometimes even months leading up to study start are spent busily preparing for new and returning students and a brand-new semester.
31 Aug 2023
This year, showing both new and returning students the concept of ‘community’ at CBS is a top priority. There is room for everyone, and you can find others that share the same interests as you. Those are the key messages from the Student Communications team. This is highlighted by two campaigns, during the introduction week and at the Bachelor Kick Off.
23 Aug 2023
Oral exams: Rehearse with other students, wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to change your mind
How do examiners view oral exams? What is their best advice? CBS WIRE has spoken to three examiners about exam anxiety, whether they can spot students faking knowledge, and how to assess individual performance during group exams.
15 Jun 2023
Fewer women find their way as founders in start-ups even at an entrepreneur-friendly university such as CBS. Why? Professor José Mata gives three reasons why even young women might shy away from a career as an entrepreneur. Mindset, lack of female role models and investor bias.
07 Jun 2023
Katinka Bjørndal Thomsen wanted to write a report about circular supply chains related to smartphones and computers that everyone could read and benefit from – including her parents.
16 May 2023
Science can be difficult to comprehend. Master’s student Maja Völker is creating eye-catching paintings with scientific motifs that capture the imagination and will be exhibited at Villa Kultur on Saturday 29 April.
26 Apr 2023
At university, you have the security of receiving your student grant (SU) as well as a plethora of opportunities to get help from teachers, other students and Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship. This makes university one of the best times to start a company, according to Senior Programme Manager at CSE Christopher Trunk-Black and Frederik Riber Larsen, who is a master’s student at CBS and founder of the company Arriber.
30 Mar 2023
Professional kitesurfer Therese Taabbel and professional Obstacle Course Race athlete Leon Kofoed Andersen have both learned to juggle CBS with their sports careers. How do they manage?
28 Mar 2023
The aims of the Nordic Nine workshop held in February, as the first of its kind, were to prepare students who are attending the annual celebration and kick off a dialogue about the nine capabilities.
17 Mar 2023
Navigating the student intranet is not always easy. Surprisingly many students do not know what information and resources are available to help them. That is why Student Affairs has launched a new site that collects key information on wellbeing related issues, such as how to manage workloads, resolve group conflicts and avoid procrastination. The site shows students how to help themselves or seek help within CBS and outside the university walls.
08 Mar 2023
Sometimes you don’t have to create a brand-new concept to win awards. You can just tweak an existing industry formula to increase flexibility and reach more customers. That was exactly what university students Hasan El Youssef and Elmar J. Johannsson did when they started TopTutors in 2021. A concept that secured them the CBS Startup Award in November 2022, which comes with a grant of DKK 75,000 to help them scale up their business.
03 Feb 2023
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.
24 Jan 2023
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.
13 Jan 2023
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.
12 Jan 2023
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.
12 Jan 2023
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.
05 Jan 2023
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.
04 Jan 2023
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.
18 Nov 2022
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.
10 Nov 2022
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?
28 Oct 2022
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.
21 Oct 2022
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.
18 Oct 2022
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.
29 Sep 2022
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.
21 Sep 2022
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.
14 Sep 2022
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.
12 Sep 2022
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.
01 Sep 2022
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.
17 Aug 2022
After a time out between CBS’ Senior Management and CBS Students, a new constructive dialogue results in a renegotiated plan for Café NEXUS.
06 Jul 2022
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.
29 Jun 2022
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.
29 Jun 2022
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.
22 Jun 2022
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.
17 Jun 2022
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.
30 May 2022