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Category – Study Advice - 2013

Posted Dec. 23, 2013

5 Things To Do Before You Leave University


Your time at University is one that you are bound to remember. Here are 5 things you absolutely must do before you graduate!


Posted Dec. 2, 2013

5 Websites That Are Perfect for Postgraduates


What are the most valuable websites to bookmark during your time as a postgraduate student? In this blog post we find out all about them.


Posted Nov. 27, 2013

Dealing With Dyslexia as a Postgrad


Are you a postgraduate student dealing with dyslexia and in need of more support than your classmates? Here are resources that might come in handy.


Posted Nov. 11, 2013

Planning Your Postgrad Revision


This blog provides some information regarding the best way to plan out revision in your postgrad years, and how to make the most of your time at this crucial stage.


Posted Oct. 28, 2013

Top 5 Organisation Tips for Postgrads


The life of a postgraduate student can be both exciting and intimidating – here's some advice on how to prepare and organise yourself for the adventure


Posted Oct. 21, 2013

Studying Outside Your Postgrad Degree


After completing a postgraduate degree many students may feel like there is no need to study any further, however in some cases it is – find out more


Posted Oct. 18, 2013

Backing Up Your Postgrad Work


If there's one piece of invaluable advice you could be given as a postgrad student, it is to back up your work frequently when writing your thesis.


Posted Oct. 9, 2013

5 Reasons for Postgrads to Learn a Language


Learning a language can be a very rewarding experience for a postgraduate student. Here are 5 reasons why you should learn another language.


Posted Oct. 7, 2013

Changing Direction with a Postgraduate Degree


Are you one of those graduates who wishes they had studied something else? A postgraduate degree might be an ideal way to change direction.


Posted Oct. 2, 2013

5 Ways to Keep Up With Your Postgrad Degree


There are pitfalls of postgraduate study that you’ll need to avoid – so keep on top of your postgraduate degree with these top tips.


Posted Sept. 25, 2013

Going Back For Postgrad Study


Before going back to university as a postgraduate student, it is worthwhile to know what you are getting yourself into. Read this page for info.


Posted Sept. 16, 2013

Can a Smartphone Help Your Postgrad Degree?


When studying for your postgraduate degree, any help is welcome and a smartphone can be an indispensable tool for any student – find out why


Posted Sept. 9, 2013

Tips On Your First Conference as a Postgrad


The abstract that you submitted for an upcoming academic conference has just been accepted. So now you need to prepare for your conference.


Posted Aug. 14, 2013

Study a language along with your postgrad degree


You might think that studying a language during your postgraduate degree is not the best idea, hopefully this article will make you change your mind.


Posted Aug. 12, 2013

Postgraduate study: things to know before you start


If you are the kind of person who loves the process of studying, and wants to keep going then you are doing great. Being passionate about the subject you're studying …


Posted Aug. 9, 2013

Common Postgraduate Mistakes


As a postgraduate student going back to university, you will inevitably make some mistakes. Here's what to watch out for as a postgrad.


Posted Aug. 2, 2013

Earn your Masters Degree in Your Sleep


As you struggle through your degree, you may well find that napping is the key to staying on top of your workload without feeling like a zombie.


Posted July 22, 2013

Why Lectures Matter To A Postgraduate Student


Postgraduate courses are expensive undertakings and definitely not something you want to mess up because of something stupid like missing lectures. There are important issues to bear in mind before …


Posted June 19, 2013

What Do Masters Students Do After Graduation?


Have you wondered where all postgraduate students go once they finish university Here are figures that offer an interesting insight in to the world of postgraduates once they leave university.


Posted June 5, 2013

Exam Stress: How Not to Deal With It


There are some ways of dealing with postgraduate study stress that are entirely ineffective. We have included them here - don't deal with it this way!


Posted June 4, 2013

Get Top Grades Without Becoming a Hermit


There is no doubting that if you are aiming to get top grades for your postgraduate degree it is going to take a lot of hard work and dedication.


Posted May 31, 2013

The Importance of Good Note Taking in Lectures


Note taking is one of the most crucial skills you will require to get through your postgraduate degree. Check out these essential tips to improve your note taking.


Posted May 23, 2013

Getting Through University: Advice from Graduates


There is no better advice than that given from those who have been there and done it before – so let's hear from graduates


Posted May 22, 2013

7 Most Common University Exam Mistakes


Do you want to know what the 7 most common mistakes that postgrads make during exams are? Academics spell them out for you in this post.


Posted May 7, 2013

Pursuing Different Paths for Undergrad and Postgrad Degrees?


One question that comes up time and time again from prospective postgraduate students is: ‘Is it possible to pursue different paths for my undergraduate and postgraduate degree?’


Posted April 16, 2013

How Technical Skills Can Propel Careers in the Arts


Landing a job in the arts can often seem like an impossible feat, but there is a gap in the market for those with the right technical skills. Intrigued...?


Posted April 8, 2013

Eat Your Way to a First Class Masters Degree


Most people who are striving for a first class degree will do as much as they can to improve their chances of performing to the best of their ability, but …


Posted April 3, 2013

Boost Learning Energy Without Caffeine


As a postgraduate student, you might rely on caffeine a bit too much. What are other healthier alternatives to keep you energised throughout the day?


Posted April 2, 2013

Juggling Postgraduate Study and Parenthood


Juggling postgraduate study and parenthood is no easy feat – find out how to do it.


Posted March 28, 2013

How to Edit Your Own Postgraduate Writing


One of the easiest and most effective ways of improving the standard of your work is actually by improving your writing technique. Find out more


Posted March 26, 2013

How to Create Good Postgraduate Study Habits


Can you think of good post graduate habits that you would like to create? Let us look at some inspiring ideas..


Posted March 24, 2013

Stress Busting Techniques for Your Easter Holidays


If you need to study over the holiday period, and you feel the stress building up, here are some techniques to lower the tension and improve long term performance;


Posted March 22, 2013

PowerPoint Presentations 101


PowerPoint can help make your speech more visually stimulating and memorable as well as provide a great way to explain complicated concepts, especially when discussing your thesis or research paper. …


Posted March 21, 2013

How to Effectively Network


Networking is a vital part of any business growth, and a very important process for you to master during your postgraduate study - find out why


Posted March 20, 2013

Take a Hike to Boost Creativity


If you are suffering from writers block, lack of inspiration, or a lull in creativity, why not use the power of nature to rediscover your inner Da Vinci and get …


Posted March 13, 2013

4 Ways to Survive the Repetition of Graduate School


In order to achieve your dreams and enjoy the success of graduating, you have to put in a huge amount of study time to complete your research papers. Find out …


Posted March 12, 2013

How to Effectively Conduct Postgraduate Research


One of the most understated skills of anyone completing a postgraduate degree is being able to complete effective research. Find out more


Posted March 5, 2013

Top Tips for Surviving a PHD


Studying for a Ph.D is likely to be one of the most testing academic challenges that you will encounter, which is why we have provided you with some top tips …


Posted Feb. 28, 2013

Understand Your Learning Style and Use it to Your Advantage


The key to academic success is figuring out how your brain functions at its best, and utilising it to your advantage to get the most out of your study time …


Posted Feb. 22, 2013

How to Suck Less at Your PhD Presentation


Public speaking can be one of the most nerve-wracking things that any of us have to endure.Here are some tips


Posted Feb. 20, 2013

5 Tips for Faster Postgraduate Study


Learning to study effectively is one of the most valuable skills you will acquire as a postgrad student. Here are 5 tips for effective study time.


Posted Feb. 15, 2013

Essential Free Software for Postgraduate Students


As a postgraduate student you should keep an eye on all high-quality software you could be getting for free. You're going to love this blog post!


Posted Feb. 11, 2013

How to Make Postgraduate Deadlines Less Stressful


Want to know how to make postgraduate deadlines less stressful? Here's how...


Posted Feb. 7, 2013

Why You Should be Using Google Scholar


In need of new ways to improve the effectiveness of your postgraduate research? We've got some advice


Posted Jan. 30, 2013

What to Write Down During Postgraduate Lectures


Not sure what to write down and what not to write down? Check out our guide on successful note taking during postgraduate lectures:


Posted Jan. 29, 2013

How to Effectively Brainstorm for Postgraduate Study


Brainstorming is a relaxed and informal approach to problem solving helping people come up with creative ideas that can then be crafted into original solutions. Lets see how it can …


Posted Jan. 28, 2013

Learning a New Language the Easy Way


If you're planning on carrying out your postgraduate study abroad then chances are you will want to learn the language of the country you'll be making your home for the …


Posted Jan. 17, 2013

How to Create the Perfect Postgraduate Study Environment


If you want to maximize your postgraduate study efficiency , then you'll need to know how to create a harmonious environment from which to learn


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