Emil Can Atan, HA (IT): What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? Beginning a new chapter and the thought that I’ll be here for many years to come.
Jamali Bodil Kawala Madsen, HA Almen: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? The CBS togetherness and the whole study environment. And meeting all the guidance counsellors who have spent so much time and energy on giving us a great intro.
Shazaib Tahir, IBA: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? I’ve just been coordinator for all the new students and it’s super seeing that they are all so happy. And driving to CBS on my motorbike … there’s free parking for students.
Hanne Niemann, Campus Services: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? Meeting so many happy people and all my colleagues and walking around at CBS hanging art back up again.
Asbjørn Greve Frier, IBP: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? It’s the whole new world at CBS, the new experiences on my courses, new friendships … do you want me to say more?
Clèmentine Julie Dillie, International Management: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? The new university, discovering a new city, travelling around, meeting people from all over the world and exploring Denmark. This is super.
Rasmus Vilhelm Jacobsen, International Shipping and Trade: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? It’s Friday and I’m eating out with other students from my program. I’m very happy!
Lars Bergø, Safety Manager: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? Study start, all the people and that corona is over.
Trine Flyvbjerg, Study Administrator: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? Seeing everyone milling about! That CBS is alive again. The canteen is open again, all my colleagues … it’s totally fantastic!
Dominik Goetz, International Management: What is making you feel great right now in this very moment? We have had one and a half years of sacrifices sitting in front of the computer. Now, I’m actually here! So, it’s all the activities, just being here and the international environment.
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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