The Manchester Access Programme (MAP) is now recruiting for academic tutors for 2018. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to contribute to the social responsibility goals of the University whilst also further developing your one-to-one tutoring skills and earning some money at the same time. MAP is the University’s flagship widening participation scheme, supporting the … [Read more...] about Manchester Access Programme (MAP)- Academic Tutors required
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A reminder of the deadline of 31 January 2018 for the PGR student exchange opportunities for Indiana University and the University of Copenhagen. These schemes are available to PGR students, both funded and non- funded, who are studying in the Faculty of Humanities. The process to select applications will work as follows: December 2017 - The call was released to … [Read more...] about Call: PGR Exchange Opportunities with Indiana University and the University of Copenhagen
For the attention of final year students and students in Submission Pending Period The Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) Scheme is aimed at providing a career development opportunity for those in the immediately postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, and their research and … [Read more...] about ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships call for applications by 1 February 2018
What’s your USP? Know your USP (Unique Selling Point) – what is the single thing you are exceptional at? What is it that sets you above others and makes you stand out? Once you know what this is, sell it. Capitalise on this strength by aiming to do more of what you are good at. Enjoy the momentum and confidence you have in this area and try to apply this mentality to your … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 23: What’s your USP?
Tell people what you do? This may seem unnecessary but don’t assume others are aware of all of your skills. Friends and colleagues who know you very well may not know about your hidden talents. Furthermore, they can facilitate useful introductions and opportunities to practice being more confident. Let them know what you are doing and ask for their ideas and input – it’s … [Read more...] about Weekly confidence development tip 22: Tell people what you do?