So You Want to do a PhD? – Your Survival Guide (Part II)

Despite the fact that more PhD candidates are successfully completing within the allocated time, a significant proportion of PhDs do not graduate. We were overwhelmed by the response and feedback to the first part of this guide where Amara discussed some pointers to support current and prospective PhD candidates in navigating the journey towards successful…

So you want to do a PhD? – Your survival guide…Part 1

For most PhDs, successfully completing their degree will rank in the top 3 of the greatest challenges they have faced in their lives up to that point. PhDs stretch you on all levels, not just mentally but physically, emotionally and even financially. In the first part of ‘The Survival Guide’, Amara discusses important points for reflection…

#MYPHDSTORY: The extraordinary cocktail of pregnancy, postpartum depression, sleepless nights and studying for a PhD.

Editor’s note – A big part of a PhD candidate’s identity is often centred around the PhD. One of the first things (sometimes the only thing) we discuss with them is their research. It can sometimes be easy to forget that just like everyone, a PhD is only one aspect of any candidate’s identity. PhD…

For PhD and graduate students

Nothing ever fully prepares you for undertaking a PhD! A PhD is one of the most (if not the most) rigorous academic pursuits one can undertake. We remember the toil and hardship as PhD students. As we embark on our supervisory journeys, we are sharing the ‘ups and downs’ of PhD life from our community.…

#MyPhDStory – ‘It takes resilience.’

Why do we love stories so much? Could it be because of that powerful space it creates where our personal experiences  connects with someone else? We love stories in The Hub and in today’s article, Dr Yewande Pearse shares her triumps and challenges enroute to the qualification called a PhD! Amara got to learn about Yewande through…