Heidy Fu, MSc EBA: What are your plans for the summer? My initial summer plans were to go for a graduation trip abroad, but since that is currently not possible, we will just discover more of Denmark. And that’s nice.
Jack Kværnø-Jones, PhD, IOA: What are your plans for the summer? The original plan was a family gathering in Wales but that’s been interrupted by coronavirus. Quite disappointing. Now we are renting a holiday home by the seaside in Denmark.
Beata Maria Rasmussen, administrative officer, Financial Analysis: What are your plans for the summer?
We certainly won’t get to London as we had discussed, but maybe to Randers – the old Randers Hotel is really cozy – or the ’mountains’ of Mols or who knows, somewhere else entirely.
Jannick Friis Christensen, PhD Fellow, Department of Organization. What are your plans for the summer? I will have my PhD Defense at the end of June and embark on a new research project in August, studying pride as a public ritual and a socially-integrative ‘civil religion’. Other than that, my plan is to have no plans and see what comes my way.
Ditte Thøgersen, PhD, IOA: What are your plans for the summer? I’ll be staying at a holiday home with all four children and taking a trip to Jutland.
Guilherme Ghiraldi Simionato, MSc Customer & Commercial Development: What are your plans for the summer? We were excited to finish our thesis and were going to Africa for the summer. But coronavirus stopped our plans, so now my friends and I are going on a car trip in Denmark. That’s going to be amazing.
Sophie Marie Cappelen, PhD, IOA: What are your plans for the summer? I will be finishing my PhD in Norway, where I’ll be lucky enough to be spending plenty of time outdoors in the countryside.
What are you looking forward to most this summer? Helena Nagel-Harvig, BSc in Business Administration and Project Management: "I’ll be attending a World Championship in vaulting, which is gymnastics on horseback. That’s what I’m looking forward to most this summer."
What are you looking forward to most this summer? Nikolaos Klonaris, International Business student: "I’m planning a trip to Japan, but there are many Covid-19 restrictions. Hopefully that will change. Otherwise, if that doesn’t work, I’ll enjoy visiting a Greek island with my friends."
What are you looking forward to most this summer? Linette Adamsen, Kitchen Assistant: "I’m looking forward to 14 days on Crete this summer with my children and partner. It can hardly get hot enough for me. I love the heat".
What are you looking forward to most this summer? Wafa El Moumi Nielsen, Student Affairs Counselor: "For me, it’s a new chapter. I have a new job where I’m meeting more people and it’s wonderful. So, I’m looking forward to spending time at work."
What are you looking forward to most this summer? Mike Magnussen, Technician at CBS: "I’m looking forward to my holiday and the Tour de France, which I’ve followed for many years. It’s great that it’s coming to Denmark."
What are you looking forward to most this summer? Tomas Vemola, Vice President of CBS Students: "I’m looking forward to not working and going back to my home country and hanging out with my friends in Prague."
What are you looking forward to most this summer? Kathrine Rammen, BSs SOC student: "I can’t wait for the sunshine. I haven’t planned anything yet because it all depends on my summer courses. But I’m hoping to travel and create good memories with my friends and family"!
What are you looking forward to most this summer? Patrick Sonnenborg, BSc in Business Administration and Project Management: "Most of all, I’m looking forward to relaxing outside with friends"!
Laurenz Aisenpreis is a CBS student who, in his spare time, helps refugees in Greater Copenhagen to get bikes so that they can leave the house to buy groceries, go to work etc. “We don’t have enough bikes for all the requests, so we need as many as we can get,” Laurenz says, encouraging everyone to donate their old bikes to a good cause.
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.
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.
Right now, CBS is helping three Ukrainian students who are entering CBS’ International Summer University Programme. “We are working together with Kharkiv National University in Ukraine and have offered them a free spot on relevant courses at CBS during the summer,” explains Wilbert van der Meer, Head of the International Office at CBS. Learn more about the initiative in this article and find out how you can help Ukrainian students.
Humour is essential everywhere – in all walks of life. But how does humour work? And is it always helpful? Humour researcher and professor emeritus at CBS Lita Lundquist and British-born, Danish-based Helen Dyrbye, translator and principal author of The Xenophobe’s Guide to the Danes, have co-authored a new book called Danish Humour – Sink or Swim and have some advice on how humour can backfire across cultures.
Hafaz Shah is an HD student at CBS who is constantly improving his resume to attract potential employers. Yet he is repeatedly rejected at job interviews. He knows the reason: his wheelchair. Hafaz has cerebral palsy and therefore can’t walk, which, according to him, is often a showstopper for any hiring panel. “When people see me, they assume I won’t be able to work,” he says.
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