Guide: 5 events at AU in February
In February you can be winner of the best costume at AU, see civilised civil war unfold in the Super Bowl, meet cool women in research – and not least get the chance to jump the job queue with a professional company flirt.
Women in science
February 11: AU celebrates the UN's focus on women in science
The 11 February has been designated as the UN's day for “Women in Science". AU will celebrate the day appropriately with a three-hour lecture series – with female researchers only. The lectures will present the latest knowledge within a field, and the topics range from ecology to physics. The lectures will be in English.
Time and venue: 13:00 - 16:00, AIAS lecture theatre, Building 1632 Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, DK-8000 Aarhus C
Organiser: Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies
American Football and Shrovetide
February 5: Super Bowl – civilised civil war between New England and Georgia
Men weighing 100 kg or more clad in armour and war paint will run full tilt into each other in crushing tackles and civilised war when the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons meet in the Super Bowl. The Studenterhus Aarhus offers a cosy all-nighter with one of the world's biggest sporting events on the big screen, while enjoying beer, coffee and nachos.
Time and venue: 22:00 - 05:00, Studenterhus Aarhus
Organiser: Studenterhus Aarhus
February 24: Win the best costume award at AU
Find your best Shrovetide outfit and get ready to do battle to be named king or queen of the Shrovetide costumes at AU. The social committee at the Department of Molecular Biology, Biogas, invites all AU students to its Shrovetide party, with the department’s own band Den slidte kæp providing cool live music. Fancy dress costumes are encouraged but not compulsory.
Time and venue: 20:00 - 02:00, Mathematical Cafeteria
Price: DKK 60
Jump the job queue
Photo: Lise Balsby, AU Communication
February 21: Match Day in Herning
You get a unique opportunity to book a 15-minute meeting with ten of Denmark's largest companies when campus Herning holds its Match Day. You choose the companies you want to talk to in advance, and then get a private conversation with the company without being bothered by other students in the job queue. The conversation provides an opportunity for a job match or possible future collaboration.
Time and venue: 12:00 - 15:00, Department of Business Development and Technology, Birk Centerpark 15, DK-7400 Herning
Price: Free – but don’t forget to register!
Organiser: Aarhus BSS Career & Alumni
February 23: Professional company flirt
It’s usually said that dating at your workplace is a bad idea, but BSS Career is now giving you the opportunity to mix and match with approx. 40 Danish and international companies, all of whom are ready for a professional flirt. Each company will have least one job vacancy and be on the lookout for a new employee – maybe you are the one they’re looking for!
Time and venue: 16:00 - 19:00, Fuglesangssalen, Fuglesangs Allé 4, DK-8210 Aarhus V
Organiser: Aarhus BSS Career