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by Hannah Slack

22 Sep 2022

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 Hannah Slack

15 Sep 2022

My Supervisor’s an Alien

Ever thought your supervisor acts a bit strange? Do they have odd habits or not seem to sleep? If you answered yes then they might be an alien. They're more common than you think!

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by Chris Banyard

08 Sep 2022

Preparing for your PhD: 5 Top Tips Before You Start a PhD

About to start your PhD? Here are five handy pieces of advice to begin in the best way.

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by Maria Faleeva

01 Sep 2022

Introducing: Your Lab Partner

Starting a lab-based PhD soon? Check out Your Lab Partner, the new helpful app that makes research more easily accessible for new and existing students.

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Pros and Cons of Postgrad Accommodation Types

It's important to be in a comfortable home when studying a postgraduate degree. We've laid out the benefits and pitfalls of accommodation options open to postgraduate students.

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by Mike Davies

01 Sep 2022

What to Expect From a PhD

Are you wondering what a PhD has in store for you? Well we have the answers (well some of them at least!)

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by Maree Perkins

25 Aug 2022

The Rollercoaster Ride that Led Me to Becoming a Teacher and PhD Supervisor

After winning our PhD Supervisor of the Year Award, we caught up with Clive Palmer to see how he got to where he is now and what life is like as a supervisor.

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by Maree Perkins

25 Aug 2022

My Mature Student PhD Journey: Clive’s Story

We caught up with Clive Palmer about his PhD experience as a mature student.

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by Mike Davies

25 Aug 2022

Finding the Fun in a PhD

PhDs have a reputation for being challenging but there's no reason they can't be enjoyable. Here are a few ways to find the fun in your PhD.

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5 Jobs PhD Students Can Do at Their University

Looking for a ways bring in extra cash during your PhD? We've listed five flexible, on-campus jobs you can fit around your research.

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