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Stakeholders from CBS voiced their concerns and questions when the Minister for Higher Education and Science Christina Egelund visited CBS on Monday as part of her tour of Danish universities before negotiations for the university reform are finalised. The minister hopes for more international students, a fresh start to lifelong learning partnerships – and an end to hijacking the education policy.
Three friends studying at CBS decided to share their stories, advice and thoughts by launching a new podcast called Matter.
Beiza Kateh had never danced outside her living room. Now she leads the student organisation that gets students moving their bodies.
The scale of the government’s planned reforms, which involve an unprecedented redesign of the Danish education system, worries Nikolaj Malchow-Møller, President of Copenhagen Business School.
But he also sees opportunities in the investments in lifelong learning opportunities and thinks CBS is well positioned to be relevant in the new education landscape envisioned by the government.
The government’s idea of reducing half of all master’s programmes to 75 ECTS, mostly within the humanities and social sciences, has met scepticism and concern at CBS.
“I don’t hear anyone applauding this idea,” says Nanna Mik-Meyer, chair of the Professor's Association at CBS.
Twenty-five Ukrainian students will have the chance to attend courses at CBS for free this summer. The initiative is the result of a partnership between CBS and Karazin University in Kharkiv.
“We can do our share as an academic institution to strengthen Ukrainian universities,” says Martin Jes Iversen, Vice Dean of International Education.
Sebastian Zenker is sometimes wondering why the government has not called.
He has first-hand experience of changing a master’s programme from two years to one, which is exactly what the Danish government plans to do with its education reform plans. But so far, nobody has asked for his input.
International exchange students criticize CBS International Office for not helping them when it was evident that they still had to pay rent, though unable to leave their home countries. CBS International Office will evaluate its procedures after the complaints.
The CEO of CBS Academic Housing answers criticism from 57 exchange students and explains why it is not in a position to give the students refunds. They will work on improving transparency and information given.
Almost 60 exchange students have signed an open letter to CBS Academic Housing sharing their frustrations over having to pay rent for dorm rooms they are unable to move into. Five exchange students describe financial struggles, confusion and feeling neglected by CBS. Several have reached out to lawyers for help with reclaiming their money.
Four international students share their experiences of studying at CBS during lockdown, how to deal with “socializing being postponed for a year”, demotivation and home sickness.
Just three years ago, non-Danish CBS graduates had the lowest employment rate. Only 22% were employed two years after graduation. Now, the figure has risen to 30%, only a hair’s breadth from CBS’ goal. CBS' International Talent Retention Manager has some ideas to potentially further boost the employment rate.
A new prognosis shows that student grant (SU) expenses related to students from other EU countries will increase to DKK 650 million by 2023 – that is DKK 201 million more than budgeted. The Minister for Higher Education and Science is eager to discuss ways to prevent this trend.
‘Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times’. Luisa Gonzalez Boa was almost expelled from the University of Chinese Academy of Science for posting that slogan on the Chinese platform WeChat. CBS and Sino-Danish Center consider improvements to better prepare students for what awaits in China.
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.
The students of the international GLOBE program, which takes students to the States, CBS and Hong Kong, have been hit twice in succession. First, the Hong Kong protests let to rescheduling of the program, and then coronavirus regulations sent everyone home. Five students share their thoughts and experiences and hope to unite in Hong Kong in September. But will the protests return when coronavirus dies out?
Anna Krasztev-Kovacs, Tanmay Singh Madan, and Linda Weiss want to stay in Denmark but so far have faced an uphill struggle. As it is now, 56% of international students from CBS leave Denmark after they graduate
Newly graduated CBS student, Gerardo José Lopez Rodriguez, must be the Danish society’s dream international student. Hard working, fluently speaking in Danish, and paying for his whole education at CBS himself. Nonetheless, he was kicked out of Denmark in the fall of 2016 due to working 63,5 hours too much over the course of four months. Read the insane story of how Gerardo has fought his way back and tackled one obstacle after the other. Maybe he’ll get to stay for good this time?
Moving to Berlin on her own inspired Caroline Sølver to join the Buddy Program at CBS. She gives six good reasons for why you should join - one of them is getting friends for life.
CBS only has access to a limited number of dorm rooms and these are reserved for exchange students only. This means that international students studying a bachelor or master degree are left alone to find a place to live in Copenhagen. “It’s a heartbreaking job,” says housing coordinator at CBS.