Agim Saciri, student, HA Almen: He has been there for me my entire life and has shown me that you can reach the stars if you like. He is my big brother. He is my inspiration.
Maria Fomsgaard Jensen, student, HA Mat: ’Believe in yourself! You can do it! Put it off! Give yourself a break!’ This is what my dad says. He guides me through the challenging times. He is my idol.
Yam Gyamfi, student, cand.merc.jur: I have a partner who is an entrepreneur. Whenever he gets an idea, he moves on with it immediately, and makes things happen the same day. That is really inspiring.
Allan Stockfleth Olsen, Head of Information Service: Martin Luther King! He is my idol. His power, his way of speaking, and his opinions on anti-violence have inspired me greatly.
Amporn Kamminsen, server, Spisestuerne: My dad is definitely my idol. He has taught me “that you need to do good, to likewise receive it.” His words are in my heart forever.
Anne Marie Lykkegaard, journalist, CBS WIRE: “Do or do not. There is no try.” These are the words of Jedi master Yoda from Star Wars. Whenever I’m about to do something I’ve never done before, I like to turn to his words for inspiration.
Philip Adolphsen, student, Business Strategy: What inspires me the most is my dad and the way he works. He works a lot, but at the same time he makes sure to have fun.
Silke Jensen, academic officer, Student hub: My mom is a very special person. She has an incredible energy, and she is really good at listening. She always says: ‘Yes, that’s right!’ She makes me happy.
Liv Bjerge Laursen, librarian: I am a true admirer of my husband. He is very persistent and systematic about the things he does, and that includes the work on himself.
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.