Bin drafts of despair

Postgrads are more depressed and anxious than the general population, Edith Cowan U says. Having no money, no prospects and no idea how to finish a thesis will do that to a person, CMM replies.

So, ECU is rolling outwrite better, write smarter” a programme developed by the Cooperative Research Centre for Mental Health, which includes peer support and writing-time. ECU is trialling it now for roll-out in 2019. The University of Melbourne adopted it in April but so far that’s it. The CRCs Melanie Carew, says “a growing number of international universities have expressed interest in implementing it.”


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