The COVID-19 pandemic and UCLA’s subsequent shift to remote learning has affected how some international students have approached their education. In light of International Education Week 2020, here are four stories that highlight some of the challenges international students have had to deal with during fall quarter.
The University of California will not use standardized test scores in fall 2021 admissions.
The UC will take a test-blind approach and will not use the SAT or ACT as a factor in admissions for high school students applying in the fall 2021 cycle, according to the UC Admissions website.
Multiple protests broke out across Los Angeles on Election Day, both for and against President Donald Trump.
Protests included a pro-Trump rally in Beverly Hills and an anti-Trump protest in Downtown LA.
The Daily Bruin received its seventh Pacemaker Award for being one of the best national college newspapers along with two online awards for the 2019-2020 year from the Associated Collegiate Press on Thursday.
Even if students are away from campus, they should still vote in the 2020 election, UCLA faculty said.
About 5,000 out-of-state students study at UCLA, according to fall 2019 data from the University of California.
At least three students living in university housing have tested positive for COVID-19, but UCLA will not publicly announce which buildings the cases occur in unless there is an outbreak on the hill.
Campus shutdowns at universities nationwide may provide a model for UCLA’s reopening plan in the fall.
As early as June 15, UCLA planned to offer 15% to 20% of courses in person or through a hybrid learning model.
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