The University of Windsor is offering international students a new program to give them additional support, in their own language.

The University of Windsor has adopted a new 24-hour counselling service that aims to provide extra support to students, especially international students. Called Keep.meSAFE, the program makes both advisors and supporting materials available in English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, or Spanish. CBC reports that if a student would like to speak to someone in a different language, Keep.meSAFE can access licensed counsellors in up to an additional 30 languages. “[International students] would come in when things were really bad,” says Mohsan Beg, the clinical director of UWindsor’s Student Counselling Centre. “So we felt that we needed something that would help give some support earlier in the process.”

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