Student Life

Student Life

‘The picture shows my work station, I always have a cup of tea and a healthy snack. Surrounding myself with plants and bright, light colours helps me to stay motivated and relaxed.’ Photo by Astrid van Egmond

Henry Okidi Okoth ready for online classes.

Daren Paul Katigbak’s exercise routine during the lockdown.

Sam Nicholas Atanga struggling to finish Term 2 assignments.

Dina, Nia, Vinay and Gio having Iftar together with Indian food.

Just days before lockdown, ISS students made a statement against feminicides in Latin America. Photo by Sandra Nijhof


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