New graduate - what now?
SDU's career consultants have gathered a lot of good advice on how to best get started in applying for a job in a labor market that is undergoing great change.
This year's results from the Study Environment Survey (SMU) are in, and there is a marked improvement in the well-being of SDU students compared to the last survey in 2021, which is thought to have been affected by the coronavirus lockdown.
SDU and RUC are now working towards a transfer date for the educational and research activities in Slagelse on 1 September 2024 instead of at the turn of the year.
SDU’s efforts to balance the economy means that a number of education programmes at two of the University’s faculties will be discontinued.
The canteen staff in Odense are on strike and have ceased work on 27 April. Therefore, the canteen is closed today.
SDU’s management has decided on voluntary agreements and other mitigation measures to reduce the number of unsolicited redundancies. Unfortunately, unsolicited redundancies are necessary to ensure a sustainable economy.
On the basis of an overall assessment, the management of SDU has decided to make new adjustments to the University’s finances.
We are in a time of uncertainty, with a war raging in Europe and an increase in the number of cyberattacks.
On 2 March, the SVM government launched the proposal Prepared for the Future I, of which the reduction in the length of master’s programmes is an important element.
Roskilde University and the University of Southern Denmark have signed a letter of intent to pave the way for Roskilde University to take over the University of Southern Denmark’s educational activities in Slagelse at the end of the year.
Due to the new waste stations at SDU in Odense, all small bins from offices and classrooms will be removed from the main campus during January. In staff kitchens and kitchenettes, multiple waste fractions will be installed at the same time, allowing all of us to help sort waste correctly.
The Board of SDU has asked the University’s management to initiate a process seeking to renew SDU’s strategic basis. This week, the process kicked off with deliberations in both the University Council and the Main Co-operation Committee.
The 57-year-old businessman Søren Vilby is to become the new Chair of the Board at the University of Southern Denmark and will lead the University’s strategic work for the next four years.
As of 1 January 2023, the prices for the Graphic Center’s printing services have been adjusted due to raw material price hikes on the world market.
Good neighbourliness is important on many fronts. This is why UC SYD and SDU have given high priority to close cooperation in recent years – first with the relocation to Esbjerg a few years ago and this year with the new joint address at Universitetsparken, Kolding.
The implementation of the previously announced energy-saving measures at SDU has begun. For legal reasons, the decision to turn off the hot water to the taps has been revoked. Therefore, all SDU employees are instead encouraged to limit and preferably avoid using hot water for hand washing.
After the autumn break, a series of energy-saving initiatives will be implemented at SDU's locations to meet the ongoing energy and supply situation and reduce SDU’s climate footprint.
The University of Southern Denmark follows the recommendation of the Danish Energy Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science to lower the heating of state buildings where it is deemed possible and technically suitable.
The Election Committee hereby calls for the holding of the SDU election 2022 today, September 16.
Opportunity to debate with Mette Frederiksen on Friday.
The University of Southern Denmark has offered student places to 4,348 new students.
The number of people who have given the highest priority to one of SDU's higher education is 5152 this year, which corresponds to a decline of 12%. The entire university sector is experiencing a decline in applications.
The SDU Climate Cluster is now officially open. We mark this occasion by the release of a video, where you can learn more about SDU’s large strategic focus on the climate.
From 1 August, Helle Waagepetersen will be the Pro-Rector for Education at the University of Southern Denmark. The 50-year-old professor comes from a position as Head of Department at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology at the University of Copenhagen, and she is very much looking forward to starting at SDU.
SDU’s board has approved a statement that defines a framework for how the University relates to matters of freedom of research, freedom of teaching and freedom of speech and debate. The statement has been prepared by an employee-based working group which believes that an official document will benefit both employees and students at SDU.
SDU will make 100 tickets available for employees and students - 50 for each group - who want to participate in the climate conference FORUM in connection with Tinderbox Festival 2022.
On Saturday 28 May, Odense’s new light rail will be taking its inaugural trip through the city streets. During the day, all the stations from Tarup Shopping Centre to the two stops at SDU will be inaugurated, and the campus will celebrate the occasion with activities and light refreshments.
From the autumn of 2023, SDU will offer a law degree programme in Esbjerg. This is clear after RUVU (the advisory committee for the evaluation of the offering of higher education programmes) has approved SDU’s application for the education. This was announced by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen during a visit to SDU in Esbjerg on Thursday morning.
Automatic forwarding of emails is no longer possible from 1 May 2022.
Come to a debate on defense policy with Minister of Defense Morten Bødskov at SDU in Odense
On 21 April, as a student at SDU, you have the opportunity to meet Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen.
From July 2022, there are available room at the popular dormitory Campus Kollegiet.
Please note that parts of the gravel parking area P1 will be blocked off between 28 March to 1 July 2022 (inclusive).
On Tuesday 22 March, a political conciliation group reached an agreement based on the political initiative ‘More and better educational opportunities throughout Denmark’ of 25 June 2021.
At SDU, the number of quota 2 applicants has dropped by 10% compared to last year. The decrease is seen across multiple programmes and campuses, and the university sector as a whole has seen a fall in quota 2 applicants by 12%. Now the test-based admission process awaits all of the 8,193 applicants who have accepted to sit for the test.
SDU and the other universities in Denmark distinguish between individuals and institutions when suspending cooperation with Russia and Belarus.
SDU is experiencing increased activity in relation to foreign actors who scan our networks in order to identify weaknesses that can be exploited. Here are 3 things that can help increase your own and SDU’s information security.
With Peter Møllgaard’s appointment as the new Dean of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, SDU has gained an experienced strategic leader with international experience.
Before 2023 rolls around, SDU must have appointed a new chairperson of the board. But what is an appointment body, and who does it consist of?
All of Denmark’s universities have announced in a joint statement that they are suspending all cooperation with Russia and Belarus on research, education and innovation.
Odense Letbane is currently conducting test runs on Campusvej from morning to evening on all weekdays.
All of the current restrictions with corona pass, virtual exams, protective equipment and the call for working from home at universities will be lifted when 1 February 2022 rolls around.
During the next few months, a task force will draft a set of values that SDU, among other things, can apply with regard to future cases of the liberty of SDU employees to conduct research, teach, discuss and express themselves as they please.
All of the current restrictions with corona passes, virtual exams, protective equipment and the call for working from home at universities have been extended until the end of January. On the upside, we have hopes of a normal study start in February.
SDU has submitted a plan to the Ministry of Higher Education and Science describing how the University intends to comply with the political agreement on more and better educational opportunities throughout Denmark. The content is largely identical to the draft presented to the Board in December. SDU wants to strengthen the University’s regional position, but this should not happen by reducing SDU’s student places in Odense.
2023 will be the year when we start sorting waste at the university. Initially, the new waste stations at SDU Odense will be rolled out from the start of next semester, and during the year the scheme will be implemented on the remaining campuses.