Well, here we go again. The coronavirus pandemic has struck a second time, and we are finding ourselves back in a lockdown. Our university has gone fully online, dormitories are closed, and lots of aspects of our everyday life have changed.
While some of you mightenjoy studying at their own pace and staying predominantly at home, many of you are struggling with the methodology of distance learning, are worried abouttheir loved ones at home, or feel isolated and hopeless. This can affect your motivationand your mental well-being quite negatively.
All this is not surprising, but perfectly natural – and you are not alone in it. Corvinus Student Support Services have prepared arange of self-help materials for you about coping strategies concerning different aspects of the lockdown.Self-care isquite important – so make sure to check out our material if you feel likeyou need some additional input on how to get through this very turbulent period. Examperiod is approaching, holidays too, so your state of mind shall be clear andcalm.
We are also preparing an English-language podcast for you. A fellow Corvinus student, a memberof staff, and a psychologist from the Student Support Services team aregoing to share theirexperiences with you. You are going to find this podcast in your e-mail inboxes in the next following weeks.
If you feel that you would need to discuss matters in person, we provide onlinecounseling viaTeams video chat.Ask for an appointment with one of our psychologists at email@example.com.
Navigating these strange and difficult times takes a lot of effort and energy. Make sure to stay in touch with yourself, and others who are important to you. Sometimes this is easier said than donebut remember: asking for help is a sign of strength and the first step towards bettering your state-of-mind. Our CorvinusStudent Support Services teamare doing their very best to help you succeed.Don’t hesitate to contactus anytime.