Confidence begins with happiness. Think about the things that make you most happy and contented, make a note of these and reflect on them when your confidence needs a boost. It can help you forget your insecurities and focus on something more positive instead. Happiness has a place in all our lives and when we are happy, we are relaxed and also exhibit the most confidence. We … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 1: Confidence begins with happiness
Help & Support
This 2016/17 we are piloting a new programme titled “PGR Writing Support Groups” which is designed to offer further academic writing support through peer-led writing groups, facilitated by a qualified and experienced “English for Academic Purposes” specialist. These writing groups work on the principle of giving and receiving feedback. In order to take part, you would be … [Read more...] about PGR Writing Groups with English language support
JSPS Summer Programme 2017 Application Deadline: Sunday 15th January 2017 Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 13 June to 23 August 2017 The JSPS Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their … [Read more...] about JSPS Summer Fellowship Programme 2017: Applications now open!
Dear Colleagues, we are happy to invite you to the pop-up exhibition #ECRmcr2016. It is now showing in the Graduate School Dining Area in the Ellen Wilkinson Building. The exhibition showcases a conversation about better ECR support and a more satisfying life for ECRs held at the Post-PhD Residential in Manchester in June 2016. It was funded by the AHRC Public Engagement … [Read more...] about Pop up exhibition #ECRmcr2016 at the SALC Grad School: Now open!
A warm welcome to all our new PGR students from staff at the University of Manchester Library. Whether you are new or already full settled within the School see latest developments to help you make the most of the Library. Get Started Missed the Library Welcome talk? Too much to take in at the time? No worries, the Library’s Get Started guide provides everything you need … [Read more...] about Library Update: Helping PGRs getting started – events 24-28th Oct