International students reflect on struggles of remote instruction

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Several international students at UC Berkeley — unable to work with classmates or take advantage of real-time campus services — indicate that time zones are a contributing factor to the difficulties they endure. Likewise, some international students state that they are unable to gain access to virtual services that are necessary for online instruction.

While most students are taking classes in the same country as their respective universities, international students have to deal with time zone differences, access to course materials and visa complications, along with their regular school work.
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