Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Justacceptme

Fall 2020 online?

Recommended Posts

Does anyone have insight into whether courses will be delivered on campus or online? I planning on moving to Edmonton, but if courses are just online I would likely wait...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It is looking more and more likely that all Canadian universities will be online for the fall semester. I imagine the U of A will make an announcement in the next week or so. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My email from U of A said:

"FALL TERM 2020: MOSTLY ONLINE AND REMOTE INSTRUCTION, WITH SOME IN-PERSON LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES"

Apparently there should be an announcement coming from the law school itself soon but I haven't received anything yet.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Really curious about how they're going to have us starting 1L do online classes...eager to get that email. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Newsletter they sent out didn't have much information regarding 1L online. Also waiting to hear from them soon as I would need to make the decision of whether to move to Edmonton for September. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
6 minutes ago, newtolaw said:

The Newsletter they sent out didn't have much information regarding 1L online. Also waiting to hear from them soon as I would need to make the decision of whether to move to Edmonton for September. 

The letter was a bit ambiguous, but I think it was clear that the fall term can be completed entirely online. Depending on your financial situation, it might be worth moving to Edmonton anyway, if classes are in-person for winter term, moving in the winter would be awful. Also, even if classes are not in person, it will likely be possible to meet fellow students in-person (obviously following social distancing recommendations). 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree with Fuzzykittenz - unless it made a significant economical sense, I still think there is merit in moving for the fall.

Moving and getting into a routine halfway through the year would be tough for full year, especially January if classes resume in person then
 

I’m still planning to move and hopefully partake in socially distanced socialization with other 1Ls 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
17 hours ago, Fuzzykittenz said:

The letter was a bit ambiguous, but I think it was clear that the fall term can be completed entirely online. Depending on your financial situation, it might be worth moving to Edmonton anyway, if classes are in-person for winter term, moving in the winter would be awful. Also, even if classes are not in person, it will likely be possible to meet fellow students in-person (obviously following social distancing recommendations). 

 

14 hours ago, BBlenky said:

I agree with Fuzzykittenz - unless it made a significant economical sense, I still think there is merit in moving for the fall.

Moving and getting into a routine halfway through the year would be tough for full year, especially January if classes resume in person then
 

I’m still planning to move and hopefully partake in socially distanced socialization with other 1Ls 

Those are valid points, being able to interact with other 1Ls will definitely help given the situation at hand. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you all haven't already you should join the Facebook group, it's called University of Alberta Faculty of Law 2023 Class.

 

Edited by snowsuz

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, snowsuz said:

If you all haven't already you should join the Facebook group, it's called University of Alberta Faculty of Law 2023 Class.

 

Yes! I have joined the Facebook group, I am looking forward to meeting all the wonderful people in person soon! 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Any new information about this? I'm also trying to make a decision about moving.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 hours ago, kmon said:

Any new information about this? I'm also trying to make a decision about moving.

Fall 2020 is online 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 5/27/2020 at 10:04 PM, AJD19 said:

Fall 2020 is online 

I don’t think this is official is it? As far as I’ve heard the decision is still up in the air 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 5/31/2020 at 7:06 PM, AlpacaWhisperer said:

I don’t think this is official is it? As far as I’ve heard the decision is still up in the air 

There was a email from the university as well as the vice dean that essentially said fall is online. Id say January is up in the air still, but not fall. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...