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Blog posts with tag 'Humour'

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 8 Oct '20

PhDiary #1: “Everything is on Fire, but This is Fine” - My First Week

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.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 2 Sep '20

How Not to Apply for a PhD

What does a truly bad PhD application really look like? It looks something like this. Make sure yours doesn't!

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 by Hannah Slack
, posted on 20 Aug '20

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.

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 by Alice Clubbs Coldron
, posted on 14 Jan '20

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.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 25 Oct '19

Spoiler Warning! 11 Things That Will (Almost Certainly) Happen during Your PhD

From the ridiculous to the fantastic - here are a few of the things you can expect from postgraduate research.

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 by Kristine Bagdassarian
, posted on 20 Jun '19

The Different Types of PhD Supervisor – How to Choose Your Yoda

Shopping around for a supervisor? Let us help you make the right choice. What kind of mentors can you expect to find?

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 by FindAUniversity Reporter
, posted on 1 Apr '19

Announcing FindAPhD PROJECT: The First Fully-Automated PhD Originality Checker

Our new FindAPhD Potential Research Originality Justification, Evaluation and Calculation Thingy (PROJECT) is the first tool for comprehensively checking the originality of a doctoral research topic before a student proposes it or a university advertises it

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 14 Mar '19

11 Things You Didn’t Know About PhD Study in Europe

Europe has plenty to offer when it comes to PhD study - and some of it may surprise you.

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 by Chris Banyard
, posted on 15 Nov '18

5 Steps to Deal with Postgrad Rejection

What's the best way to move on from a postgraduate degree rejection? Here are some steps for getting over it

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 by Kristine Bagdassarian
, posted on 8 Nov '18

Postgraduate Budgeting: How to Keep the Piggy Bank Oinking

Managing your spending as a postgraduate student can be a challenge but not an impossible one. Find out how to be a budgeting hero with our advice!

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