Turning Risks to Opportunities: Lingnan University’s Efforts in Enhancing Students’ International Experiences amid the Pandemic

  • Weiyan XIONG (Speaker)

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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lingnan University, as a liberal arts university in Hong Kong, has taken various efforts in research, education, and community service to fight this global health crisis. The pandemic has particularly brought about significant international learning challenges due to travel bans, visa restrictions, and campus lockdowns. To enhance students’ international learning experiences amid the pandemic, Lingnan University has fully applied its institutional connections worldwide, and the information and communication technologies (ICTs) to keep its endeavors in turning the challenging situation into opportunities for enriching students’ learning experiences. This presentation will first demonstrate Lingnan University’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic through research, education, and community service. The presenter will then focus on introducing Lingnan’s efforts in enhancing students’ international learning experiences through institutional collaboration and technologies and discuss the takeaways on international higher education during the pandemic derived from Lingnan’s efforts.
Period6 Nov 2020
Event titleInternational Student Mobilities and Post-Pandemic Futures in the Asia-Pacific
Event typeWorkshop
LocationSingapore, SingaporeShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational