Anders Guldbrandsen, Souschef, Spisestuerne: I got a dragon on my back when I was 16-17 which wasn't particularly successful, so I gave a professional tattoo artist free rein to fix the damage. He worked on it for two years with me showing up every two months.
Elida Unneberg, Internationale Business: It’s a personal date that means a lot to me.
Dinny Jensen, for a job interview at CBS: I wanted to have a kind of sailor’s tattoo and at the same time I was crazy about Manga and Animé. So one day I sat down and had a few beers with a tattoo artist and we drew her together. I love her!
Beatrice Piras, MSc in Advanced Economics and Finance: When I was 16, I lost someone who was very close to me. So it’s in memory of that person.
Jason L Nguyen, IT support: The stars are for my mom, dad, sister, little brother and me. I have the birth dates of my mom and dad on each shoulder because they’ve gone back to Vietnam. So this helps me feel that they’re still here with me.
Anne M Lykkegaard, journalist, CBS WIRE: It's my perception of Mother Earth. Wild and untamed and yet sensitive and fragile. She gives me courage and spirit when I need it.
Kasper Nielsen, chef, Spisestuerne: I moved away from home at 21 and moved in with a friend. We drank a lot of ‘gyldne damer’ (ed. golden ladies = beers) together and I nicknamed her the ‘golden lady’. So it’s in honor of her.
Agnes Brask Sørensen, HA (psyk): I was on holiday with some male friends who called me ‘pink and pretty’. We were in a festive mood in Barcelona and I had this pink flamingo done. It has a bit of a child’s drawing vibe about it and I really like it.
Damir Gorovic, IT support: Tattoos make people beautiful and it’s an artistic way of developing yourself. I’ve had four done in the last six months after saving up for 18 months. I’ll definitely get more, but I just have to save up again first.
Madeline Edri, BSc i Business, Language and Culture: One of my friends died in September 2013 and it’s in memory of that person.
Laura-Line M Nødgaard, MSc Economics and Business Administration: What gives you a cool feeling of being alive? I need many balls in the air at the same time and to feel as if anything is possible.
Emil Øhrgaard, IT support and BSc Business Economics: What gives you a cool feeling of being alive? I have to get out of my comfort zone by doing something like standing up and talking to 70 people.
Julie Lindskov Jensen: Student Hub: What gives you a cool feeling of being alive? That happens when I’m laughing with my colleagues … I have some really funny colleagues.
Gursewak Singh Dhaliwal, student CBS: What gives you a cool feeling of being alive? When I’m challenged and do something I don’t normally do and when I don’t feel too comfortable.
Claire Dupire, MSc in Business and Development studies: What gives you a cool feeling of being alive? I feel like that today. I’ve just graduated, I did my best and achieved the top result.
Kasper Christensen, freelance journalist, CBS WIRE: What gives you a cool feeling of being alive? It’s quite simple - when I’m listening to music that grips every cell in my body and intensifies the mood I’m in.
Lene Petersen, administrative manager HK: What gives you a cool feeling of being alive? When I hold a birthday, invite all my friends and family and see everyone having a good time sitting chatting and enjoying some ‘hygge’.
Oliver Tramsen, counselling officer: What gives you a cool feeling of being alive? Being by the ocean. There is just something about the air, and the light and the waves that is so invigorating.
Hey Planet has turned the ick-factor of eating insects into its X-factor. The CBS alumnus has been seeking to break down the stigmatization of insects since the conception of the start-up comprising of two people, was conceived - no easy feat. Yet, despite of these odds, they have established themselves as pioneers in providing sustainable food for the Danish market – with 35 million insects sold since last year alone.
The employee representatives of the General Consultation Committee (HSU) have unanimously sent a letter to the President of CBS harshly criticizing the decision to include the final discussion of the strategy as a confidential item on the agenda at the board meeting held on June 29. “It is not acceptable management from the President and the Chair,” the letter states. The President of CBS does not wish to comment on the criticism before meeting with the HSU.
Who said that hotels are only for overnight stays? No one! In this guide, student reporter Caroline Sølver rounds up the five coolest hotels that you should definitely visit – even if you’re not staying the night.
The Dean of Education looks back on a spring semester which he describes as “a mass online conversion experiment”. It was also a semester where, in surveys, students flunked the quality of the teaching. This semester, 50 percent of the teaching is online, and what makes a big difference is that “everyone is better prepared,” says Gregor Halff.
CBS graduate Franziska Röttger was baffled that she could not look up waste sorting information in English on Danish municipalities’ websites. So together with a group of students and Studenterhuset, she has translated 21 municipalities’ waste sorting schemes to make them accessible to everyone. And more are coming.
CBS has been approved as partner in one of European University Network (EUN) alliances. The alliance aims to create synergy between all the involved universities by establishing shared learning experiences comprising multiple European Universities. And according to CBS’ Coordinator Martin Jes Iversen, the alliance brings a whole new dimension to academic work at CBS.