Reassuring smiles and soft voices greet you once the video begins. They speak positive affirmations, whispering ‘everything is going to be okay’ and that ‘you’re good’ as their hand reaches forward, as if to tuck […]
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Mengying Qin, an undergraduate student at the university of Melbourne, started her undergraduate language course at the university of Melbourne in December 2019. Since arriving in Melbourne, Mengying Qin often feels anxious and even suffers from insomnia […]
“Goodbye, friend, I hope I will be different when I come back.” Karen whispered to me at the airport’s departure lounge. The airport was particularly deserted during the epidemic. She picked up her handbag […]
With the rise of COVID-19, millions of people around the world have self-isolating in their homes, to flatten the curve and minimize the spread of the virus. Suddenly there are limitations to mobility, social gatherings, […]
Story Topic, Angle and Genre Australia’s spiked COVID-19 cases forced universities to move courses online. The outbreak happened too rapidly, posing great challenges for universities and students, both of whom have to adapt to the […]
Story topic & Angle My news story is focusing on people’s social needs during social distancing in the background of the worldwide padameic of COVID-19. Social needs become a much more serious issue when people […]
I’m interested in writing a news feature about the impact of lockdown on mental health of young people. The news feature will focus on how different lockdown measures and restrictions affect their mental health. I […]