How to Fall in Love with Your PhD

How to Fall in Love with Your PhD

  There's a difference between, "it is hard", and "it is killing me".  So much of what people tell you when you sign up to do a PhD - from within and without academia - is that "you'll hate it". Or "you won't enjoy it". Or "PhDs are meant to suck".

Choosing a Social Media Channel

Choosing a Social Media Channel

Download as PDF There are hundreds, if not thousands, of social media channels. All doing different things for different people. Now, you might be on several as an individual. Hootsuite data says each person has about 7 social media accounts; but does not differentiate that into accounts on […]

Keep on Playing…

Keep on Playing…

Download as PDF I’m part of a soccer team. And every year at exam time or report time or assignment time, people prioritise their study over soccer. Mainly training, but sometimes games too. When this message comes late (i.e., 5 pm, when training is at 7 pm) that’s annoying. But as a player, I […]

Having Tough Conversations with Your Students

Having Tough Conversations with Your Students

Download as PDF Just like talking to your superiors can be tough, so too can talking to your students.  Indeed, there are many similarities.

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