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Webinar: International Student Mobilities and Post-Pandemic Futures in the Asia-Pacific
November 5, 2020-November 6, 2020
As of January 2020, there were about 5.3 million international students worldwide, many whom are now impacted by the global outbreak of COVID-19. With countries suspending cross-border movements, internationalisation activities across campuses and colleges appear to have come to a halt. Study abroad and exchange programmes were suspended. International students were recalled and sent home. Universities are scrambling to cope with the shift towards online and remote learning, which may or may not meet the expectations of students who aspire to gain overseas learning experiences. Existing international students have to navigate multiple challenges associated with closures of campuses, loss of student jobs, visa control measures, and the rise of xenophobia and racism, in addition to making difficult decisions regarding their international study and career plans in a time of great uncertainty.
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