Students in Adelaide share their COVID-19 stories

COVID-19 has affected us all.  It has changed our year, our lives, the way we live and study.  We asked students in Adelaide how they have been #inthistogether.

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Students in Adelaide share their stories about adapting to life coronavirus pandemic in Australia..

Living with a supportive homestay family during COVID-19

Khuong (Vietnam)
The University of Adelaide College

Khuong says her homestay family is the best homestay family. They’ve supported her by looking out for her wellbeing and encouraging her to open up with her worries as she adapts to a new way of studying. We spoke to Khuong about living with a homestay family during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Accepting and adapting during COVID-19

Amber (China)
Flinders University

From having to cancel her visit back home to adapting her usual way of studying to finding fun ways to survive iso-life, Amber has faced the global pandemic with a positive attitude. She says she feels safe in Adelaide and is grateful for emergency financial support from Flinders University. We spoke to Amber about how she’s been coping during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Managing self-isolation during COVID-19

Prithvi (India)
The University of Adelaide

Prithvi says staying in his student accommodation made his mandatory self-isolation bearable. He says they looked out for his wellbeing, made deliveries, and helped keep him entertained while he was stuck inside for 14 days. We spoke to Prithvi about managing self-isolation and study during the COVID-19 crisis.

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On track for an MBA in Adelaide during Coronavirus

Dinura (Sri Lanka)
University of South Australia

When Dinura left Sri Lanka to study for an MBA in Adelaide, he was looking forward to living independently and taking care of himself. But as the COVID-19 pandemic grew, he says he feels happy to have had family friends to stay with while things were uncertain.  We spoke to Dinura about how the pandemic affected his plans and why he says he feels being in Adelaide has helped him keep his studies on track.

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