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Uni students 'won't get same experience' on Island

Union founder says virtual learning is very different to attending lectures

Virtual lectures for university students don't provide the same experience as in-person education.

That's from the founder of the Manx Students' Union as those who attend higher education institutions off Island face further disruption.

Lockdowns on the Isle of Man and across mean many will be studying from home in the coming weeks, rather than returning to the UK after the Christmas break.

Cat Woolley, who is a student at the University of York, says there's a big difference between attending lectures and learning remotely: