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Looking after international students during COVID-19

Tahmina Rashid Australia risks losing billions in revenue, as well as its international reputation, if it continues to ignore the plight of 500,000 international students, Tahmina Rashid writes. Governments in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and New Zealand offered support in sharp contrast to the Australian government when the COVID-19 crisis broke out. As the crisis escalated, Prime Minister Scott Morrison advised international students that “it’s time to go home”. Not only did this advice lack empathy, but it was a poor political move. It garnered a negative response from international students, who continue to suffer – often in silence –

By |2020-08-17T03:14:55+10:00August 17th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Looking after international students during COVID-19

State Responses to COVID-19: a Global Snapshot at 1 June 2020

Nichole Georgeou and Charles Hawksley Development studies educators seeking to assist students understand how different states around the world reacted and responded to COVID-19 in the first few months of the pandemic are advised of a new, free, 132-page report —State Responses to COVID-19: a Global Snapshot at 1 June 2020. Published by the Humanitarian and Development Research Initiative (HADRI) at Western Sydney University, and edited by HADRI Director, Associate Professor Nichole Georgeou (WSU) and Dr Charles Hawksley (UOW), the collection represents the work of over 70 academic and professional contributors from across the world, linked through their research connections

By |2020-08-03T00:30:45+10:00August 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on State Responses to COVID-19: a Global Snapshot at 1 June 2020

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