Welcome to what could be the three most exciting, challenging and enjoyable years of your life. A voyage of discovery awaits. Figuring out how a washing machine and dish-worker works. Understanding the tog rating system on a duvet. All valuable life skills.
One of the significant skills you may have to develop as you make the transition to university and living independently is the ability to manage your time effectively. Chemistry student and guest blogger Manpreet shares her experience and offers advice to help you succeed in your studies.
Mentoring is not the same as coaching, teaching or training. It is a relationship, initiated and led by you, the ‘mentee’ to enhance your personal and professional development. If you need an ally in your battle for a competitive job and want someone to champion your success, a mentor could be the answer.
People move jobs more and more nowadays, often into new fields, disciplines and roles. Our job titles may reflect this or they may not – I moved straight into my last role as “Senior Careers Consultant” – scary! As a PhD you may be moving into one of the most “rarefied” of atmospheres.