International conferences can be, to quote Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities, like both “the best of times” and “the worst of times”. You’re performing on the world’s stage, your audience will be […]
Phew! Organising conferences keeps you busy and even watching my co-workers hard at work can make me feel tired. I was sold on the idea of organising conferences the moment free refreshments were mentioned, but in reality there are many factors involved in making your conference a success. Here are my top tips on organising a successful student conference.
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!
Postgraduate life can be fantastic but sometimes the going gets tough and a strategic plan is required to keep everything ticking along: 1) Master the inter-library loan system. The inter-library loan system is something of […]
The prospect of studying a degree in Psychology can seem both exciting and daunting. Psychology isn’t typically a subject option until A Level, so many students haven’t studied psychology very much, if at all.
I’m currently in my third year and therefore approaching the time when I don’t have a minute to spare. Writing dissertation, trying to get organized, have a social life and get 8 hours sleep a day seems sometimes very difficult.
Feeling the same? Don’t despair, here are some tips and tricks to survive!
I like to look at every semester like a blank canvas; a chance to really get your act together and become a better version of yourself.
Maybe you didn’t quite get the grades you wanted last semester, or you’ve set a standard for yourself that you want to maintain. Whatever the reason, the new semester is your chance to make a new habit stick, be productive and really excel.
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.