Gaebriel Min is a third year Graphic Communication student at UCA Farnham
A mediocre start to the year
“Overall, the past term has been mediocre at best. If it weren’t for my classmates right now, I don’t think I’d feel it was worth it to finish my degree. Last year we had over ten hours of contact time on campus, now I am only on campus for two hours during any one week.
Access to resources is limited
“Instead of having pin-up crits, we use an app called InVision which is testing at best. This makes it hard to really have a constructive conversation about our work. In practicals, we aren’t allowed to have workshops as they break Covid regulations, which makes our final year feel very flat.
“So far, it feels like we aren’t getting as much out of the year. As a part of my usual research process, I like to browse libraries for hours – it really helps to engage my brain – but we aren’t allowed to spend time in our library as per regulation. I’ve tried replicating this on Google, but it does not have the same effect.