In this special episode Colum and Matt explore the idea of community, what it means and how it can be created. They speak to advisers who are creating communities in online spaces due to the social distancing required to slow the spread of COVID-19. They examine the impact of the novel coronavirus on Res Life in universities and how it has affected domestic and international students alike.
In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance):
Jessica Staten - Director of Advising for The Center for Students in Transition and Advisor Professional Development at Indiana University Bloomington
Rebecca O'Hare - Head of Partnerships and Residence Experience at SFG (Student First Group)
Robert Young - International Student Adviser at Royal Holloway (University of London)
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