Written by Prateik Mukherjee
MSc Finance and Investment (2019-2020)
University of Nottingham
A first-hand narrative of how COVID disrupted education, how the university supported the students and how Prateik managed to secure a job with E&Y in the UK.
The last couple of months have been an extremely difficult and uncertain period for all of us, all over the world. The outbreak of COVID-19 has changed our lives. However, most of continue our daily lives, working remotely and improvising using technologies.
At the University of Nottingham, we have had some uncertainty regarding how our degrees would progress for the remainder of the academic year. Additionally, most of us international students have really been worried about whether to travel back home or stay at our university accommodation during such unprecedented times. Following are the key points which were of major concern, how the university has supported us and how we, as students, have adjusted to the situation and worked with each other.