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This year’s GLOBAL case company, IKEA, has challenged CBS students to upcycle whatever old IKEA furniture they have at home. Check out three students’ creations.
“If you work at an SME, you are not a member of the marketing department – you ARE the marketing department”
Small and medium sized businesses are unexploited territory when it comes to creating more relevant student jobs, claims Co-Founder Casper Skjold Nielsen. Through his business Cand, he connects SMEs and students, and CBS student Caroline Kamp Iversen is one of 500 who landed jobs at SMEs.
Nordic Case House is a new strategic CBS initiative, and one of its main aims is to ensure case-based teaching is a deeply rooted element of CBS. And teachers are not the only ones who can provide the cases, as students can write them too, explains CBS’ Associate Dean for Life-Long Learning.
A new initiative from CBS called “wellbeing ambassadors” aims to increase students’ wellbeing during the pandemic.
Niels Kristian Damsgaard and his fellow students were missing a larger focus on fintech at CBS. Instead of complaining, they took matters into their own hands and established CBS Fintech – a student organization with the mission to share its interest in the successful industry of financial technology – while also enlightening other students.
Along with 16 CBS students from the Globe Program, Niels Kristian Damsgaard just spent 21 days isolating in a Hong Kong hotel room on the 27th floor. “It sounds weird, but it was actually just what I needed,” he says.
New figures from the Ministry of Higher Education and Science show that 43 percent of students felt lonely during the autumn. Now, the ministry is presenting ideas developed to boost young people’s wellbeing during the pandemic.
The second lockdown is like sandpaper on an open wound for CBS’ students struggling with loneliness and non-existent motivation, say two student advisers. The advisers fear that the effects of the lockdown will be long-lasting.
Until February 7, exchange trips and internships abroad are being discouraged. Before January 21, it was among the few legitimate reasons to travel. The Ministry of Higher Education and Science stresses that the period may be extended.
The Academic Council now has three new student representatives. Blended learning, prioritizing language programs and students’ well-being are the issues they will be fighting for.
This semester, Covid-19 has canceled close to all exchange activities - including scheduled exchange trips for entire programs. CBS’ Vice Dean for International Education compares the past year to a traffic accident. However, the downtime Covid-19 causes is not wasted, as CBS is working with international universities on new forms of international education.
CBS Students’ retiring president, Sarah Diemar, will have a seat on CBS’ Board of Directors from February 1. She has a message for the board: hold your horses. What else is on her agenda?
In a new podcast produced by CBS Students, tutors from this year’s intro week share their experiences of how CBS has handled their intro cases. For the second time, CBS Students criticizes CBS and sees a general mistrust in students at around intro time. Now, “for the first time in 1.5 years” CBS Students is experiencing a “willingness” from Senior Management to listen. CBS WIRE has presented the Dean of Education with the criticism.
For a month, CBS student Agnete Hald Knudstrup was in self-isolation after catching the coronavirus. That was in May. Today, she still thinks carefully about how to manage her energy, as late complications are still causing her trouble.
Due to serious illness in his closest family, CBS student William Piculell Bahnert was being extra careful. He kept his distance and wore a mask. Still, he was infected. “It’s kind of ironic,” he says and emphasizes that having had the virus has not changed his view of it.
This year, CBS has received 307 reports of suspected cheating and plagiarism. Last year, the figure was 158. Wilbert van der Meer, Head of Education and Quality, has several explanations for the high number, including COVID-19 and not knowing the rules. He also announces that CBS will be introducing a mandatory course on academic integrity.
Board of Appeal returns SU grants to suspended students: “There was no legal basis for terminating the payment of SU”
The Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science ordered that 25 CBS students could not receive student grants (SU) while temporarily suspended, but the Board of Appeal has found that “an authority cannot sanction a citizen by, for example, removing financial support without a clear and unambiguous legal basis”. The students have twice experienced mistakes concerning their rights to SU.
Thanks to two business simulation games, CBS students are learning the complex theories and mechanics behind running a business. “I had to lay off a supplier because he didn’t do his job well enough,” says a student.