New resources: Preparing for your viva 

A Collaborative Enhancement Project led by the University of South Wales, in partnership with University Alliance, Coventry University, the University of Huddersfield and Sheffield Hallam University, has developed a series of videos and resources to help postgraduate researchers prepare for their viva (oral) examinations. The resources showcase real-life scenarios and possible viva questions. Shape and … Continue reading New resources: Preparing for your viva 

GSA chill and chat

Chill and Chat is a new casual drop-in event open to all postgraduates every two weeks in the Wentworth Graduate Common Room (GCR). It’s a space to take a break and chill, do some craft activities, play some games on the PS4, chat, and have some free tea, coffee (or squash) and biscuits. It’s a … Continue reading GSA chill and chat

University Mental Health Day

This year, we’re expanding University Mental Health Day into a whole week of activities, under the theme ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’. With a packed list of events including wellbeing workshops to an Instagram takeover with York Student Minds, there are a range of options and resources to explore. See also our collection of wellbeing resources … Continue reading University Mental Health Day

Dealing with harassment, stalking and conflict

We recognise the importance of promoting personal safety and we want to help you deal with harassment or aggressive behaviour should you experience it in the course of your studies or work life. We have teamed up with the Suzy Lamplugh Trust to produce some essential training, giving you the know-how to assess, manage and reduce risks. … Continue reading Dealing with harassment, stalking and conflict

Virtual Writing Retreats

Do you have a deadline coming up or a piece of writing that’s long overdue? Or maybe some data analysis that just keeps slipping to the bottom of your to-do list? Alongside everything else that needs to fit in with our busy research lives, it can be hard to schedule devoted time in which to … Continue reading Virtual Writing Retreats