COVID-19 TURNS THE iPREP WA PLACEMENT INTO A HOME-BASED INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Amid the unusual COVID-19 situation, the iPREP WA teams have finished their industry placement and provided the final outcomes of industry projects for Round 1 2020. Usually, the start of the industry placement is challenging as students need some time to adapt to working in an industry context after a quick transition from their PhD thesis. The COVID-19 situation was not on the agenda for our students and industry partners; and therefore, the end of the iPREP WA placement was more challenging than the start, which was unusual. As soon as students finished the fourth week of their iPREP WA placement, the COVID 19 situation escalated rapidly and put us all in a critical situation. However, a

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