What country inspires you the most? Rune Sørensen, service employee: I love Japan because in many ways, the Japanese are really advanced in their technology and approach to health. There’s a reason why they live longer than the rest of the world’s population. Also, I’m a big fan of sushi.
What country inspires you the most? Lærke Nyegaard, study counselor at CBS Student Hub: Mexico is very close to my heart. It’s a country with lots of color, warmth, and happy people.
What country inspires you the most? Nikolaj Amstrup, student BSc in Business Administration and Psychology: Denmark. Our country is founded on values that I can vouch for. Denmark is a place where you can aim for the stars while also taking care of people with fewer means.
What country inspires you the most? Katja Rosenfeld, study counselor at CBS Student Hub: I think it has to be Thailand. I’ve traveled there as a backpacker: It’s an exciting country with many possibilities. There are mountains, nature resorts, beaches, and big cities.
What country inspires you the most? Herman Jacobsen, student BSc in International Business and Politics: I’ve always been inspired by Italy. I lived there before the coronavirus pandemic started. Italians are more lively and colorful than us Danes. I like that.
What country inspires you the most? Mia Van Wagenen, BSc student of Digital Management: South Korea, because the country is so far ahead on tech solutions. For example, they have developed a lot of smart cities.
What country inspires you the most? Issam El-Hallak, service guard: I really like Spain. The country has such beautiful nature, and the architecture is amazing.
What country inspires you the most? Sarah Rossen, BSc student of Digital Management: Singapore is interesting in relation to my education. It is so far ahead when it comes to technology and is really innovative.
Which student society do you represent and why is this area important? Konstantin Bohlender, Organizational Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE): "I represent the LSBTQIA – Safe and Inclusive Study Association. It’s important because we all need a safe space where we can be ourselves."
Which student society do you represent and why is this area important? Selma Sebnat, Business Language and Culture (BLC): "I am part of CBS ART, where we want to build an environment that reflects our interest in art at CBS, and where people can learn and be inspired by different forms of expression."
Which student society do you represent and why is this area important? Astrid Björk, Business Administration and Sociology (SOC): "I’m head of communication at Swedish Students, where we link up with other Swedish students and businesses to make the most of social opportunities."
Which student society do you represent and why is this area important? Jesper Brummerstedt, Business Language and Culture (BLC): "I’m part of the CBS Cycling community. There is generally a lot of interest in cycling, but some people here at CBS don’t have the knowledge and networks that they have in their home cities. So it brings people together for social bike rides."
Which student society do you represent and why is this area important? Stella Maymann-Holler, International Business (IB): "I’m part of the society Marketing Lab. It’s important because it helps students to test their theoretical knowledge from lectures in an empirical setting and in large-scale, real-life firms."
Which student society do you represent and why is this area important? Line Duus Madsen, Business and Project Management (HAPRO): "I’m part of CBS Creative. I love that we take breaks from busy student life. It’s very de-stressing to be creative together with other students."
Which student society do you represent and why is this area important? Frederik Bay, Business Administration and Organisational Communication: "I’m part of the CBS Investment Club. We meet up to learn the fundamentals of stock picking, valuation and valuable skills for a future in the world of investment. It’s a great way to connect with other students with an interest in investing."
Which student society do you represent and why is this area important? Francesco Antoldi, Business Language and Culture: "I’m one of many students at 180 Degrees Consulting, where students work as consultants. We assign them a project with a real-life company. It’s an opportunity to gain experience from consulting with NGOs and social enterprises."
The first week of September was the first time back on campus for students at CBS this semester. At CBS Wire, we also took the time to ask some students to reflect on their own style. Is there a CBS style? And how does that make them feel?
Algorithms have a hold on the stock markets that has fuelled the need for regulation. But how do we regulate what we don’t understand?
The second generation of trading algorithms are designing their own investment strategies – and they are so complicated that we are unable to understand them.
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.
The work of photo artist Janne Klerk left a major impression on Kristina Sørensen Hilleke while she was writing her thesis. So much so, that she reached out to tell the artist. This speaks to the power of art, a member of the CBS Arts Committee explains.
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