Grad School Confidential

Scholars in a Dangerous Time: Loneliness, Isolation and COVID-19

Episode Summary

Finding this pandemic year hard to navigate? You’re not alone. In this episode we chat with two grad students who have struggled to deal with the loneliness and isolation brought on by COVID-19. They have plenty of wisdom to share.

Episode Notes

Grad studies are a lonely task at the best of times. Throw in a pandemic that keeps us away from friends and loved ones, and the days can be harder to navigate. 

Join us for a conversation with Leah and Rubio, grad students who have struggled with loneliness and isolation during this unprecedented year.

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Music credits:

Licensed from "Shaken and Stirred" by Dreamland (theme song); “Skeptical” by Lincoln Davis; “Lift It Up and Feel Good” by Rhythm Scott; “Drama Dee” by Rhythm Scott; “Moonflower” by Matt Wigton; “No Place To Go” by Alsever Lake; “Distant Memories” by Joshua Spacht; “Wait For The Morning” by Joshua Spacht.

Grad School Confidential is a production of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Alberta.