Routine plays a vital role in maintaining good mental health. Ulster students Anna and Megan share their insights into how life has changed for students confined to ‘working from home’. What’s clear is that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to education during a pandemic.
Both students noted the fatigue felt during lockdown, the social isolation and how this has affected their mental health.
It has been exactly a year since students entered lockdown in Northern Ireland, and while some have thrived in the ‘working from home’ lifestyle. Others have felt isolated and alone throughout the process.
In the coming weeks, select students will be looking forward to returning to campus for essential practical lectures.