Category: Postgraduate

Graduate perspective: What it’s like to be a PhD student in Astrophysics

Guest blog written by Camille Yasmina Lorfing (MPhys Physics with Astrophysics, 2020) Camille graduated from The University of Manchester in 2020. She is currently working towards a PhD in Solar and Plasma Physics at UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory in Surrey. “We often say that a degree in physics is a degree in problem solving,…

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International Connections Conference

The International Connections Conference taking place 7-9 April 2021 is a great opportunity to explore your career options and connect with other students through interactive volunteering and entrepreneurship sessions as well as talks from the Students’ Union. The events will help you understand the importance of cross cultural knowledge and working. You’ll also have the opportunity…

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Stay career focused this Easter

Written by Emma Naylor, Student Engagement and Enterprise Assistant at the Careers Service Are you looking forward to the Easter break? Why not take the opportunity to prepare for your future and get career ready. While appointments will be unavailable between 1st and 7th April 2021, you can still access a wide range of careers…

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Gaining skills in lockdown

Written by Sarah Mallen, Information Manager at the Careers Service Most of you won’t be going out to part time jobs right now and you may be thinking that you missed out on internships in summer too. However, there are plenty of things you can do from the comfort of your own home to gain…

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Humanities PhDs: Want to try research consultancy?

Collaboration Labs currently has an open call for Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers to receive fully-funded professional training, bespoke coaching and research consultancy opportunities for business and academic collaboration. What is the Collaboration Labs programme? Collaboration Labs is an ESRC funded Knowledge Exchange programme facilitated by The University of Manchester, with the support of the…

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