From blogging for assessment to blogging for pleasure…

…by Mariana / from Brazil / studying MSc Digital Society In this post, Mariana Marcondes, a MSc student studying Digital Society, shares her story about how she was introduced to blogging as an assessment activity, and has since gone on to blog as part of her regular writing habits… Blog posts are not the most common type of assessment in academia. … More From blogging for assessment to blogging for pleasure…

Representing a diverse learning community in the School of Health in Social Science…

… by Somia / from United Kingdom / studying Clinical Psychology / PhD In this post, the Postgraduate Representatives (2017-2018) at the School of Health in Social Science share their contributions towards organising events by integrating social and academic activities to engender a sense of belonging in a diverse learning community on campus… With a … More Representing a diverse learning community in the School of Health in Social Science…

Interdisciplinary teaching: Rock-solid preparation for professional life…

… by Kevin / from United Kingdom / studying Carbon Management / MSc On a wonderfully sunny day in June 2016, I graduated with an honours degree in Geology and Physical Geography. Four years of labs, essays, field trips and, of course, rocks… it was schist hot! I really enjoyed the degree course and acquired … More Interdisciplinary teaching: Rock-solid preparation for professional life…

Going straight from Undergraduate to Masters study…

…by Devika / from India / studying Modernity and Literature  / Postgraduate   Masters was certainly a step up from my Undergraduate degree. Not just in terms of my intellectual and academic life but also in other aspects. But as someone who jumped into a masters right after the completion of their undergraduate degree – … More Going straight from Undergraduate to Masters study…

The step up from Undergraduate studies to Masters by Research…

…by Brendan / from Australia / studying History / Postgraduate Over the past few months I have been grappling with the sometimes daunting but overall rewarding transition from undergraduate studies to a research-based postgraduate degree as I begin my Masters by Research (MScR) in History in earnest. While moving to a new city in a … More The step up from Undergraduate studies to Masters by Research…