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Blog posts by Alice Clubbs Coldron

Here you can stay up to date with important postgraduate news, funding developments, international study advice and humour.

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 by Alice Clubbs Coldron posted on 18 Mar '21 18 Mar '21

How Rare (or Common) is it to Have a PhD?

Wondering how many people have a PhD? This blog gives you some stats and figures about the amount of doctorates around the world

 by Alice Clubbs Coldron posted on 3 Mar '21 3 Mar '21

The Worst Reasons to Do a PhD!

There are lots of good reasons to take on a PhD. . . but there are also some pretty terrible ones.

 by Alice Clubbs Coldron posted on 8 Oct '20 8 Oct '20

Pros and Cons of Doing a Masters before a PhD

Thinking of doing a Masters or a PhD? Or both? Deciding what the next step is can be difficult, so here are some things to bear in mind when making your decision.

 by Alice Clubbs Coldron posted on 23 Dec '19 23 Dec '19

Best of 2019 - Our Most Popular International Blogs This Year

We reflect on our most read blogs of 2019!

 by Alice Clubbs Coldron posted on 23 Dec '19 23 Dec '19

Best of 2019 - Our Most Popular Blogs This Year

We reflect on our most read blogs of 2019!

 by Alice Clubbs Coldron posted on 5 Nov '19 5 Nov '19

11 Famous People with a PhD

You might be surprised to find out that these celebrities have a PhD, and might be even more surprised at what their PhD is in!

 by Alice Clubbs Coldron posted on 17 Oct '19 17 Oct '19

Nobel Prize Winners 2019

With the announcement of 2019's Nobel Prizes, we look at the Laureates and their postgraduate degrees

 by Alice Clubbs Coldron posted on 17 Oct '19 17 Oct '19

Why I Call my PhD ‘Work’ and Not ‘Uni’

Find out why Alice describes her PhD as a full-time job, and not part-time study.