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Blog posts with tag 'Student Voices'

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

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 by Hannah Slack posted on 2 Sep '21 2 Sep '21

10 Feelings You’ll Have Starting a PhD

Starting a PhD can be pretty scary. If you're wondering how your first couple of weeks might go then check out this blog where Hannah recounts her personal experience.

 by Danni Roche posted on 23 Aug '21 23 Aug '21

Reflecting on the First Year of my Pandemic PhD

A year into her PhD, Danni reflects on her journey and the impact of the pandemic on her research.

 by Arts vs Science posted on 19 Aug '21 19 Aug '21

Arts vs Science: How to Survive the First Year

In the latest edition of Arts vs Science, two PhD students tell us all about their first year. It may not have been easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding.

 by Zoe Gilbank posted on 20 Jul '21 20 Jul '21

My Experience of Student Space

Zoe Gilbank, BA Geography student at the University of Leeds, talks about her experience during the coronavirus pandemic and the support services available to students through Student Space.

 by Vanessa Muwanga posted on 1 Jul '21 1 Jul '21

The Beautiful Hustle of an International PhD Application

Your first PhD application can be an eye-opening experience. These are some useful tips for success during the 'hustle' of an international PhD application.

 by Arts vs Science posted on 24 Jun '21 24 Jun '21

Arts vs Science: From Applications to Interviews

In this edition of Arts vs Science we compare the application and interview process of a History student to a Biology student.

 by Arts vs Science posted on 2 Jun '21 2 Jun '21

Arts vs Science: A Day in the Life of Two PhD Students

Welcome to the first blog in our new series where we look at the PhD experience of different disciplines. For this edition we compare the daily life of a Biology student to a History student..

 by Hannah Slack posted on 20 May '21 20 May '21

PhDiary #5 ‘The First Draft Always Sucks’ – Preparing for the Confirmation Review

It's time for a new edition of the PhDiary! In this blog History student Hannah recounts how she prepared for the confirmation review and offers some advice on what not to do.

 by Danni Roche posted on 12 May '21 12 May '21

What I Learnt From My Online PhD Interview

Danni shares her advice for online PhD interviews, drawing on her experience successfully applying for a doctorate (while on the other side of the world to her interviewers, no less!).

 by Jennifer Bevan posted on 6 May '21 6 May '21

The Pros and Cons of Doctoral Training Programmes

Thinking about doing a PhD through a doctoral training programme? Here are a few things to consider before diving into the application.

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