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Shame is stopping Australia’s international students from asking for help – SBS News

A charity in Tasmania has been providing free meals and groceries to international students during the coronavirus pandemic – but some are still unwilling to accept support.

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Earlier this year Waikit Yung found himself living in his car. 
The 31-year-old moved to Australia from Hong Kong six years ago and had been in Tasmania studying commercial cookery at TasTAFE. 
But after graduating he struggled to find a job, which became even more difficult when coronavirus hit. 
When the pandemic happened I was living in a house, but after that I moved into my car because I didnt have any more money, he told SBS News. 
His wife and daughter live in China, but due to the tr…

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