Responding to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge the post-secondary sector in numerous ways, however, an uptake in vaccination rates has led to cautious optimism for a pandemic recovery. Being mindful of the lessons learned from the first 20 months of the pandemic, students have collaborated on this policy paper to highlight concerns about their quality of education, health and safety, financial security, caregiving responsibilities, and employment prospects. They provide short- and long-term recommendations that will best support students as they remain careful, yet hopeful, about a post-secondary experience beyond the pandemic.