Conferences are one of the big changes that differentiates postgrad life from that of undergrad. As your research gets more tailored and specialised, going to conferences becomes an essential and fun activity. It is here that you get to really discuss your research and interact with peers and everyone is in the same boat. Conferences often have several talks so you can select which ones you go to, with rest breaks in between to network and enjoy a snack!
There are many myths about postgraduate degrees and embarking on a postgraduate degree can seem like a daunting experience.
Here are some of the most common preconceptions versus the reality.