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Virtual PhD workshops, writing retreats and thesis bootcamps

 Expert-led skills workshops, bootcamps and retreats to help you get your writing done and progress more smoothly through your PhD.

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Introducing The Summer Of Writing Season

 

We’ve designed a summer programme that has one goal in mind: to help you write more, worry less and graduate sooner. Click on each listing to find out more and grab your ticket.

Hosted by world class academics and educators, these virtual, small group sessions are designed to fill gaps in your knowledge and understanding. They focus on thesis structure, writing skills, and productivity. 

Most of the sessions are recorded, meaning you can watch back as many times as you like. You’ll also get access to the presenter’s slides.

Check out the listings below. New events are added weekly, so be sure to bookmark this page.

PhD Masterclass: Getting Writing Done

PhD Masterclass: Getting Writing Done

This 90-min, interactive, workshop will help you to think about your writing processes and about what to do to get writingRead More »
PhD Masterclass: Visualising Your Thesis

PhD Masterclass: Visualising Your Thesis

This research-informed workshop encourages you to look at your writing through a different lens to help with the structure of your PhD.Read More »
re/SEARCH – Share & Discuss Mental Health (August 2022)

re/SEARCH – Share & Discuss Mental Health (August 2022)

re/SEARCH is a monthly peer-to-peer meet up for researchers to share and discuss mental health within academia and the research process.Read More »
Monthly One Day Virtual PhD Writing Retreat

Monthly One Day Virtual PhD Writing Retreat

The virtual retreat will involve focused periods of writing, interspersed with group discussions and activities around writing.Read More »
PhD Masterclass: How to Do A Literature Review – September 2022

PhD Masterclass: How to Do A Literature Review – September 2022

In this small group, virtual workshop you will learn how to conduct and organise your PhD literature review. Expert led and interactive.Read More »
re/SEARCH – Share & Discuss Mental Health (September 2022)

re/SEARCH – Share & Discuss Mental Health (September 2022)

re/SEARCH is a monthly peer-to-peer meet up for researchers to share and discuss mental health within academia and the research process.Read More »
PhD Masterclass: Preparing For Your Viva

PhD Masterclass: Preparing For Your Viva

Learn what to expect from your PhD viva and how you can best prepare.Read More »

What other students have said…

‘Professor Wellington was just amazing! A good presenter in all aspects. Listening, asking and engaging with the audience and so uplifting with positive vibes. Interesting in the people. I truly hope that he will do more lectures!!’

“”Professor Wellington has an amazing personality. He really engaged with the audience. He conducted the workshop very well. Such a positive attitude – supportive. I enjoyed it so much.”

“Professor Wisker was down to earth and so engaging and helpful”

 

“”The facilitation by Heather was amazing. She makes writing enjoyable, and I cannot thank her enough. Certainly one of the best courses I have been on, and that is in large part due to Heather.”

 

“”The presenter was really good at presenting her tips and study journey. It demonstrated that persistence pays off so long as you don’t give up. Very laid-back and casual too, which removed any sense of pressure, if any.”

 

“There was nothing I disliked.  I really have nothing bad to say about the workshop.”

 

“”Prof Wellington’s style was excellent and he was extremely approachable. This made it very easy to ask questions. He was informative and also reassuring. I really appreciated his approach to the topic and it is very helpful to speak with someone so experienced as an examiner.”

 

 

“I liked how the audience were from diverse fields, and even then the materials and the presentation were beneficial for everyone. The Q/A session was practical oriented and it was as informative as the main session.”

 

 

FAQs

Are the events recorded?

Most events are recorded, and a copy of the recording (and slides) will be sent to you a day or so after the event (check the spam folder, just in case).

Where will the workshops take place?

The event I am interested in is sold out. What should I do?

We’ll repeat most events regularly, particularly our most popular ones. Bookmark this page and check back regularly.

I've bought a ticket but now can't make it. What should I do?

If you can’t make an event, email [email protected] letting us know your name and the event title and date. We’ll send you a recording and the slides, or where this isn’t possible, we’ll refund your ticket price.