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PhD Burnout (and How to Avoid It)

Many postgraduate students find themselves burning out, particularly during the run up to the holidays. In this blog, a final year PhD student shares her tricks to getting some much needed rest.

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Surviving the Confirmation Viva

After one year of PhD study, Holly passed her doctoral confirmation review. Here's her advice.

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5 Alternative Student Jobs in Australia

Looking for a part-time job in Australia? Why not take advantage of one of these more unconventional ones.

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PhDiary #10: “Are you good enough?” – Prepping for the Viva

Having passed her viva this summer, Hannah shares how she prepared for the big day in the penultimate instalment of the PhDiary.

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Best Student Cities in Australia – Where Can You Study?

Some of the world's best student cities are in Australia. We've taken a look at the top five so you can decide which is your ideal study destination.

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Getting involved in your department during your PhD

Now in her second year, Holly shares the many ways PhD students can get involved in their university department.

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How to Stand Out When Applying for a Funded PhD

Applying for a funded PhD is highly competitive. Here's our top tips for making sure your applications stands out from the rest.

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My Top 5 Tips From Being on a PhD Interview Panel

From PhD student to interviewer: Izzy shares her top do’s and don’ts for PhD interviews based on her experience of sitting on a PhD interview panel

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5 Things a PhD Supervisor Wants to See From Applicants

Although PhD supervisors aren't the only people who will judge your application, their opinion is extremely important in deciding whether or not you get a place (and sometimes funding too).

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Simple Tips to Juggle Study And Work Effectively

Thinking of working while studying? Here are some simple yet effective tips to help you juggle work and study.

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