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Thinking about self-funding your PhD? In this blog, Christopher shares his experience of doing just that, along with the pros and cons of this approach.Read post
PhD research doesn't always go smoothly, but what matters is how you deal with the problems you encounter. Read Anh's story.Read post
How does it feel to get started with a PhD? And what do new doctoral students actually do? We asked Melanie to reflect on the first month of her PhD in Law.Read post
Picking up an additional language can enhance your CV and make postgraduate study even more fulfilling. Here's how to give it a try.Read post
Committing to a doctorate can be tough, especially when you already have a career - and a young family. Read Emma's story.Read post
What's it like to actually apply for a PhD studentship? And what should you do if you aren't successful? One student shares her recent experiences.Read post
Should you always accept the first PhD you're offered? Or hold on for that perfect project? Ben shares his experience in this post.Read post
A disability or health problem might make a PhD more challenging, but it can also be a source of inspiration and drive. Read one student's story.Read post
Studying abroad can offer excellent opportunities for PhD research. But moving to a new country (and adjusting to a new culture) can be challenging. Anh Hoang Le reflects on his experience and offers some advice.Read post