How do you cope with being far away from your advisors and your supportive community of HDR students? How do you ensure that your project remains on track? How do you ensure that you maintain a communication channel with your advisors?

The webinar comprises

  • An online chat to identify specific issues impacting on resilience and coping when remote from the university
  • Identify strategies to manage stress and build positive psychological functioning
  • Tips for building a support network to overcome isolation.

When you register through Student Hub, please also ensure that you register for the Zoom webinar though the link provided in Student Hub.

About Candidature management

Undertaking a research degree is a huge commitment and requires many skills. Gaining an understanding of these techniques and strategies early, will assist you to complete and submit your thesis efficiently. 

Useful links

  • Short excerpt on PhD Survival 
  • The PhD Survival video : Doing a PhD is meant to be challenging, and most doctoral students feel overwhelmed by the task at times. But many find that their work - and their lives - are compromised by feelings of loneliness, inadequacy or anxiety. The consequences can be abandoned PhDs, disrupted careers and damaged mental health.