Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health has been a challenge for international students as they navigated a new culture far from home. Back in 2007, some 44% of international graduate students surveyed had an emotional or stress-related problem that impacted their well-being or academic performance, according to a study from the Journal of American College Health.
But the world is far more complicated than it was in 2007, and the COVID-19 pandemic has made nearly everything worse. Now international students are grappling with the collective challenges of attempting to learn in a new culture while navigating a global health crisis that’s threatening their travel abilities and academic dreams.
Learn more about prioritizing International Student well-being in this E-Book.