For decades, higher education institutions, particularly in the West, have flourished despite recessions, market crashes, and stagnating economies. With new students clamouring to come in every year, and international students willing to pay exorbitant prices to gain exposure, experience, and opportunities at university, higher education institutions have been relatively unaffected by fluctuating prices and markets. However, the pandemic has brought a sudden stop to this trend. Higher education faces disruptions like restrictions on campus, healthcare guidelines, and social distancing measures. It is common knowledge that universities have swiftly made the shift to online instruction. However, there is more to universities’ adaptive strategies than just online teaching.