NYU Shanghai’s International Students Face Uncertainty for Fall 2020

Following NYU Shanghai’s announcement for its fall semester plan sent out a few days ago, the uncertainty to bring back international students has raised many concerns. Although follow-up responses have been released from NYU Shanghai’s administration, questions including if and how international students can be brought back, what the university is doing to support the students with less advantaged passports, and how incoming freshmen will be brought back remain unclear.

OCA 新闻|约3000名NYU其他校区的学生将在上纽大度过秋季学期(Around 3000 students from other NYU campuses will spend their fall semester at NYU Shanghai)

北京时间7月15日晚,上纽大常务副校长雷蒙在向全体上纽在读学生发送的邮件中提到,上海纽约大学将迎来大约3000位来自纽约大学其他校区且目前身处中国的学生(包括本科生及研究生),并为来访学生在上海市内设立临时校区。该消息的发布引起了学生们的热烈探讨,OCA采访了部分中国学生对此消息的看法。 On the night of July 15th (CST), NYU Shanghai's Vice Chancellor Jeffrey Lehman sent out an email to the entire student body, saying that the university "will be welcoming approximately 3000 other NYU undergraduate and graduate students who are currently in China to study with us on a temporary campus elsewhere in Shanghai." The announcement has aroused heated discussions among the students. OCA interviewed several Chinese students about their opinions on the announcement.

Class of 2020 Graduation Blues

The Class of 2020 will be graduating online. Graduation has been a major motivator for several seniors and they have been planning it with friends and family for a long time. This article discusses how seniors feel about their graduation moving online and whether they plan on attending an in person graduation next year.

NYU Shanghai’s Covid-19 Online Learning … The Story So Far

The introduction of online learning has left both professors and students at NYU Shanghai with mixed reviews. While some spoke highly of the innovative spirit that people have put into the digital learning, some also expressed their concerns over this mode of learning. With the NYU Shanghai faculty and staff doing their best to make virtual classes as vibrant and engaging as they can, online learning, for all its perceived positive and negative aspects, has enabled students to learn more about themselves as individuals and the different learning techniques they can adhere to in different circumstances.