Author : Albert Mardon, Austin
Evaluating and Mitigating the Challenges of International Students Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Overview
Canadian Journal of Medicine,
2021, Volume 3, Issue 4, Pages 171-175
International students are one of the most vulnerable social groups during the COVID-19 pandemic, ignored by social and financial welfare programs. The use of statistics, governmental statements, and academic literature outline the additional hardships faced by post-secondary international students to propose interventions to reduce precarity. The hospitality of educational institutions and response programs towards international students would be crucial for upholding commitments to social justice during these challenging times. This paper can contribute to understanding the role of social work in serving groups most vulnerable to COVID-19.