DSA Mental Health Survey 2021

To better understand the situation of doctoral students at KI, we ask you to participate in our yearly DSA Mental Health Survey! We urge you all to participate. The survey only takes 10 minutes of your time but helps the DSA and KI prioritize our resources and time. The survey is completely anonymous(!) and there willContinue reading “DSA Mental Health Survey 2021”

Next meeting: Tuesday June 1st @ 18:00 – 21:00 on Zoom

You are hereby called to the 5th DSA board meeting of 2021 on Tuesday, June 1st, which will take place at 18.00 via Zoom! In this meeting, we will schedule the DSA board meetings for the fall, discuss the changes to new students joining the DSA Teams channel and get more information about the student representatives follow-up. See the attachment below forContinue reading “Next meeting: Tuesday June 1st @ 18:00 – 21:00 on Zoom”

Inner Sustainability Week

17th to 21st May 2021 -the potential of internal realms in academia In KI strategy 2030, sustainability is well emphasized on several levels: environmentally, globally, socially and in working life. And while the concept of sustainability is old, well known and practiced amongst indigenous people all over the world, integrating it in academia is innovativeContinue reading “Inner Sustainability Week”

Next meeting: Monday April 26th @ 18:00 – 21:00 on Zoom

Please join us for our third DSA board meeting of 2021 on Monday, April 26th, which will take place at 18.00 via Zoom! In this meeting, we will discuss doctoral and student ombudspersons and changes to the DSA board meeting structure. We will also have a decision point on the make-up of future surveys.  See the attachment below for the fullContinue reading “Next meeting: Monday April 26th @ 18:00 – 21:00 on Zoom”

Next meeting: Wednesday March 24th @ 18:00 – 21:00 on Zoom

Please join us for our second DSA board meeting of 2021 on Wednesday, March 24th, which will take place at 18.00 via Zoom! Among other things, we will discuss the possible changes in the proposed migration law, collaboration with the Students in Research council, and a mental health half day event! See the attachment below for the full agenda.

Next meeting: Thursday, February 25th @ 18:00 – 21:00 on Zoom

Please join us for our second DSA board meeting of 2021 on Thursday, February 25th, which will take place at 18.00 via Zoom! In this meeting, we will discuss the work group strategy meeting which was held earlier this month and decide on the matter of vacant student representation positions! Here is the agenda for the meeting:

Season’s Greetings from the DSA

Dear Doctoral Student, The time has finally arrived for some rejuvenating winter holidays. It’s the time of joy and hope, it’s the time to think about what we have done this year and to make wonderful plans for the next. It’s time to celebrate our successes and leave any unsuccesses in one of the drawersContinue reading “Season’s Greetings from the DSA”

‘Tis the Season with the DSA

We all are in the need for some cheer. The DSA has decided against stopping our pandemic-safe, virtual social events over this holiday season! We hope to bring along some fun and joy for you in the coming days. Stay tuned to our social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as ourContinue reading “‘Tis the Season with the DSA”

Want to be the DSA’s Vice Chairperson?

As the DSA Presidium, you are the reference person for the KI doctoral student community. During the time period of your appointment, you will be in contact with KI leadership, the Presidium of the Student Union (MF) and with other external associations and organisations.  You are responsible for coordinating the work of the DSA board, chair the meetings, support the board members and supervise the working groups.  It’s a rewarding job, since you have the possibility to meet and interact with many people, understandContinue reading “Want to be the DSA’s Vice Chairperson?”