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Frequently Asked Questions regarding response to COVID-19

Some questions and answers that will hopefully be of use to RU students during these special circumstances. 

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HR extends deadlines for applications

It has been decided to extend the application deadline for studies at the University of Reykjavik before autumn semester 2020. A new deadline for undergraduate studies is June 15, instead of June 5, and a new deadline for applications for postgraduate studies is May 20, instead of April 30.

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Online teaching is going well but impact of home studies varies among students

Generally, RU students feel that moving all teaching online due to the closure following COVID-19 has been a success. Employees also feel that the transition to working from home has generally worked out well. However, the students do worry about the current situation and their experience with home studies varies. 

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Dr. Magnus Mar Halldorsson named one of the EATCS fellows of 2020

The EATCS (European Association for Theoretical Computer Science) Fellow Selection Committee has selected Magnus Mar Halldorsson from RU's Department of Computer Science as one of the EATCS Fellows of 2020. Magnus is honoured for "seminal contributions to the theory of approximation and graph algorithms as well as to the study of wireless algorithmics."

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