The PhD journey: Am I making enough progress?

The PhD journey can be described as an emotional rollercoaster, with many highs and lows. Every PhD student is unique (cultural, religious, ethnicity, others), and there are many paths you can take throughout this journey. Sometimes, you can feel that other PhD students are miles ahead of you, but you should not be discouraged about … Continue reading The PhD journey: Am I making enough progress?

Summer internship opportunity with Student Services

Project Officer (PGR Handbook), Student Services, University of York4 weeks // 20 hours p/w // £8.91 p/hFind out more or apply   Deadline for applications: 11:55pm Tuesday 22 June

The PhD journey: A great but challenging experience

In August last year, I was awarded my PhD degree in education (Science Education) from the University of York. Since finishing my doctoral studies, I have been reflecting on what I did and should have done better. I considered it would be a good idea to write down some of my observations that might be … Continue reading The PhD journey: A great but challenging experience

How to Thrive & Survive in Your PhD

Hi there, thanks for stopping by! Whether you are a new PhD student or are almost at the end of this challenging journey, I would like to invite you to participate in our series of How to Thrive & Survive in Your PhD sessions, organised by PhDs, for PhDs!  A little about myself before I jump into … Continue reading How to Thrive & Survive in Your PhD

Postgraduate diversity content internships

There is an exciting opportunity for five Student Ambassadors/current students to join the Postgraduate Student Recruitment Team, working alongside Marketing Content teams, to help with the creation of digital content for the University Postgraduate Virtual Open Days in 2021 and our Student Voices platform. We are looking for vlog content producers who can reflect the diversity of our … Continue reading Postgraduate diversity content internships

Call for abstracts: Graduate Queer Symposium

The GSA LGBTQ Network will host a virtual Graduate Queer Symposium in the final week of Pride Month (21-27 June). The GSA wants to highlight and support the important research that postgraduates at the University of York are undertaking in the fields of gender, sexuality, and queerness. The symposium is a chance for students to … Continue reading Call for abstracts: Graduate Queer Symposium

The New Graduate Visa for international students – UK Home Office Event

The UK Home Office is running an event to explain the new Graduate Visa on Wed 9th June from 15:00 – 16:00. This new Graduate route will open for applications on 1 July 2021. It is for existing Tier 4 international students who want to work in the UK, following the successful completion of a course … Continue reading The New Graduate Visa for international students – UK Home Office Event

Career development training workshops

The Universities of Sheffield and York, in partnership with the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP), would like to invite you to a week of professional training taking place during the w/c 28th June 2021.  These sessions are open to University of York and Sheffield PhD students and ECRs only. Events have limited numbers so … Continue reading Career development training workshops

PGR Students – apply for a mentor today!

Are you a PGR Student in the final 18 months before your submission deadline? Did you know you can apply for a mentor, as part of our PGR mentoring scheme? Our mentors are typically postdoc researchers, and can provide guidance, share their experience and help to develop/enhance certain skills. The PGR mentoring programme was launched … Continue reading PGR Students – apply for a mentor today!