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Welcome to our PhDiary! To kick this series off, Hannah reminisces about her first week as a History PhD student. From the fiery flames of stress to the warm moments of success, hopefully her story can offer some insight and solace.Read post
Compared to ‘academic’ doctorates, industry-funded PhDs come with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Here’s how you can make the most of them and prepare yourself for potential issues.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 experiences.Read post
Now could be a good time to revisit those PhD plans, but what can you actually expect if you swap work or jobseeking for postgraduate research? Read Sam's story.Read post
A Masters degree isn’t just a hoop to jump through to be considered for PhD positions. Find out how a Masters can prepare you for life as a doctoral student.Read post
Managing a PhD project during the coronavirus outbreak is challenging, but it isn't impossible. Sofia shares her own experience and advice.Read post
You might be considering it, or you might be temporarily forced into it, but what's working from home as a postgrad student actually like?Read post