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Submit your story to re:tell, our student publication.

A vital part of wellness is being able to share our stories. Especially right now, in the time of COVID-19, we are asking for students nationwide to share personal tales about how COVID-19, and all the changes that have come along with it, is impacting their mental health. Read past submissions here.


  • You must be enrolled at a post-secondary institution or have recently attended one.
  • Submissions should be 500 to 1,000 words. 
  • Content must be about your life as a student and must use respectful and inclusive language. 
  • Submissions must include a title. 
  • Submissions (and titles) may be subject to edits or modifications by our editorial team. 
  • You may request to have your submission shared anonymously. If this is the case, please indicate this in your submission. 

After Submitting: 

  • Our team will confirm the receipt of your submission.
  • We’ll then review your submissions and select those for publication.
  • Successful submissions will be published weekly.
  • You will be notified if your submission is published. 

If you’re stuck, here are some ideas of what to write about:

  • Tell us the most challenging part of starting post-secondary studies 
  • Tell us how have had to evolve during your time as a student 
  • Tell us how you maintain your mental health through busy semesters, exams, summers off, etc.
  • Tell us what resources have helped you get through 
  • Tell us about dating as a student or about getting through a breakup
  • Tell us about being far from home or finally finding home
  • Tell us about living with your family while studying 
  • Tell us about going back as a mature student
  • We'll communicate with you this way, so please share an address you use often.
  • New grads are welcome to share, too!
  • Please only upload a personal photo and/or one you have the ownership of. Otherwise, please leave this blank.