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Welcome to Postgrad Mentoring site!

Dear postgraduates,   Welcome to our new peer-mentoring platform. This is a friendly community space where you can chat with other postgraduate students, share advice and experience of studying at Warwick. Our team of mentors will help you find all the relevant information, academic and pastoral support. You can post questions in the public "Conversation", answer these as well, or contact PG mentors directly. Ask away! :)Wishing you all a successful academic year, Ana

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Last updated 28/09/2016 15:44 by Ana KedveŇ°


Tips to obtain funded phD

Hi guys, Please give me some tips for my proposal for the funded PhD.  Thanks! 

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Last updated 07/11/2016 13:54 by Anonymous


Outreach activities

Hi all, I am highly motivated to engage in outreach activities , but I find it difficult to find opportunities for it as I don't receive any e-mail recruiting people for it. Could anyone please suggest me what is the most effective way to get involved with outreach?   Regards, Felipe 

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Last updated 28/10/2016 08:01 by Felipe Cicaroni Fernandes


Process of applying for PhD

I'm looking to complete a PhD after my Masters, but am unsure of the specifics of how I go about finding / applying for one, choosing a research topic, finding a supervisor/university etc. so would like some tips.

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Last updated 29/09/2016 10:23 by Alec Chamberlain Cann


Warwick Skills Portfolio Award

Does anyone know anything about the award, how you start it, etc. Seems there is some enrolment you have to do, but it's not obvious how you go about doing it.

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Last updated 15/10/2016 12:29 by Anonymous


PhD interview

I've been invited for an interview at Bristol university following my application for a Maths PhD there. I'm not too sure what to expect, the questions I'll be asked, and the questions I should ask. I'm meeting the admissions tutor, and the supervisor I proposed in my application and a few other potential supervisors. Anyone who has gone through this experience have any advice?

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Last updated 12/01/2017 10:22 by Alec Chamberlain Cann


Impostor syndrome

Has anyone been to this workshop? http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/skills/pgr/programme/p4r/ The next one is not for several months and as an MSc I'm not technically legible, however, I really identify with the symptoms of this phenomonon. Does anyone have any advice for how to manage this or can point me towards some reading?

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Last updated 13/01/2017 13:17 by Anonymous


Printing and submitting the thesis

Hi, I am hoping to submit my thesis in Dec (fingers crossed!). I'm part time and based off campus (in London), so I was wondering if anyone could share their experience of printing the thesis, getting it binded, and then submitted? I thought I'd be able to do all of this on one day, but then realised Warwick print need a full day to get a soft bind. I also haven't used the printer at my department for over 2 years. So I'm thinking it might be better if I spend one day getting it printed and dr

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Last updated 27/10/2016 11:56 by Salma Patel


Mock viva

Hi, I know mock vivas can be arranged within the department but these can sometimes be difficult to arrange, especially with the increasing workload that many academics are under. I was wondering, is there someone/team within the graduate school/RSSP who can give you a mock viva, or help in any way with viva preperation?  Thanks!

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Last updated 21/11/2016 19:54 by Anonymous


NVivo

Hi! I'm a PhD student in the department of sociology. I'm doing discourse analysis at present and I'd like to learn NVivo for qualitative analysis.  Is anyone using it now?  I'm not sure if it is suitable for analysing users' comments online. 

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Last updated 06/12/2016 15:40 by Tingli Liu


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