Edenhope College Victorian Certificate of Education students are feeling disadvantaged studying from home during the COVID-19 pandemic due to their poor internet access.
Year 12 student Hayley Grigg is completing five VCE subjects and has struggled to watch videos due to her limited internet access.
"My internet isn't capable of loading the videos my teachers send me... It interferes with my studying quite a fair bit," she said.
"It's also tough studying from home because you don't have people to bounce ideas off.
"It's the ideas and environment that I will miss."
On Tuesday Premier Daniel Andrews announced students would learn from home when term two started next week.
Exams will be postponed until December.
Hayley said she was not surprised by Mr Andrews' announcements.
"I expected that we would have to study from home... it would be pointless if everyone went to school when we are in stage three lockdown," she said.
"It's just unfortunate that this has happened when I am in year 12."
Hayley is wanting to study physiotherapy at Flinders University in Adelaide but said she was concerned about the application process for university, due to the postponement of exams and results.
"The schools in South Australia might be doing things differently which will make it harder for students to go over the border for university," she said.
Natalie Dearden's son Jackson is completing year 11 at Edenhope College.
She said she had tried every avenue to make the internet better.
The family lives on a farm between Apsley and Edenhope and Mrs Dearden said the lack of internet had been a headache.
"We have no mobile reception so we can't even use the hotspot from our phones," she said.
"Worst comes to worst, we will have to drive down the road and hotspot."
The Deardens' property is positioned in a zone where the Optus and Telstra towers cross over.
"It's basically a dead zone because they cross each other out," Jackson said.
"The online lessons are easy to access but I can't get stable internet connection for video calls.
"It's hard to connect to the internet when you live on a farm and are in a remote area."
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