COVID-19 (Coronavirus): initiatives from the USI community


International Relations and Study abroad Service

20 April 2020

Covid-19 is urging all us to think differently and be creative. A summary of useful initiatives that have been launched within and for both the USI community and the public.

Share your experience of online study through #USIeLearning

USI invites students, academics and staff to share photographs and videos about the learning, teaching and working experience in distance mode. The best ones will be selected at the end of each week. Those who have published the best posts will receive USI gadgets, by mail, at home. More infomation:

USI students volunteer to help the community

The initiative was initiated by the Master in Management & Informatics student Laura Schnittger, who decided to create a group of student volunteers willing to make themselves available to those in need because of the Coronavirus epidemic. More information:

Studying in the time of Coronavirus

Some useful suggestions from the Pro-Rector for Education and Students' Experience Lorenzo Cantoni for effective distance learning. More information:

Our daily cup of coffee together... long distance

Staff members of the Institute of Digital Communication Technology, eLearning Lab and USI UNESCO Chair have decided to continue the tradition of coffee break between colleagues even at a distance, for a healthy daily chat to exchange experiences, impressions and advice. More information: