The Future of Student Life: Outdoor Learning

DATEOctober 28, 2021

How have students' needs and expectations for their university experience shifted during the pandemic? In this series, we consider some of the ways student life may look different post-Covid.

Outdoor Learning

During the pandemic, many classrooms moved outdoors to allow for social distancing—but even before Covid, some universities were looking at outdoor learning as an option to address the shortage of space on campus, particularly in geographical areas with mild climates throughout much of the year. There are also health and wellness benefits to spending time outdoors: fresh air, daylight, physical activity. In a post-pandemic world, how may student life facilities provide inviting, functional outdoor space to address students’ social and academic needs?

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