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In our special COVID-19 series, we interview students, staff, and subject experts to learn how people around the world are coping with lockdown and doing their part in the battle against a global pandemic.

Jun 26, 2020

Many university students around the world are studying in a language that is not their first. Learning a new language takes years of dedication and continuous practice, especially through conversation. In this episode, GEM students in Kenya, Lebanon, and Rwanda tell us about their strategies for practicing their...


Jun 26, 2020

The COVID19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on healthcare systems in countries around the world. In this episode, we meet GEM students from Lebanon and Rwanda studying for their degrees in healthcare management, who tell us how they are preparing to transform the healthcare sector through their careers. We also...


Jun 18, 2020

The negative impact of COVID19 on well-being and mental health has been resounding. In this episode, we hear from mental health practitioners and counsellors who are supporting GEM students and those close to them as everyone struggles to come to terms with a global pandemic. Speaking from Malawi, Lebanon, and Rwanda,...


Jun 16, 2020

In our first special COVID-19 episode, we meet GEM students from Lebanon, Rwanda, and South Africa - who are all still studying online from lockdown. They share tips for productivity and advice for those stuck inside all over the world, whether in a crowded apartment or a busy refugee camp. With special guest, Mishka...