Category: Professional Development

Career Development in the Era of COVID

Life during lockdown can be overwhelming. This new way of life presents many challenges and opportunities for learning and personal development. In fact, you can use this time to learn a new skill, upgrade an more »

How to Structure Your Academic Paper

We hope that everyone is keeping safe and well in these unprecedented times. And to help you focus on your university work (we appreciate it may be hard!), this time we would like to tell more »

For Students: How to Get Published (Part 1)

If you are considering a career in academia and research it may be worth thinking about publishing your work while you are studying. Although as a student, you probably will not be submitting to the more »

How to Stay Motivated

Sustaining motivation can be tough in the most favourable circumstances. And it gets tougher when you get stuck in a rut and bored with the activities you have been doing for a while. This could more »

Find a Good MOOC and Succeed in It

Traditionally, a lot of people make long and often overly ambitious New Year’s resolutions lists in January. Climb Mount Everest. Run 10 marathons in 10 days. Swim with sharks. Write a bestselling novel. A lot more »

Let’s Talk about Feedback

Imagine living in a world where members of a famous football club or iconic film stars had no one advising them on how they were doing, whether pertaining to a football pitch or being in more »