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4 Months Down, 2 1/2 Years to go: A new PhD student’s perspective

January 29, 2013


Anthony Abladey looks back over his first four months of PhD life and shares his perspective on coming to Queen’s, and Belfast, for the first time. Looking back over the last 3 to 4 months, one thing I have learnt and continue to appreciate is that Queen’s is the best place, and the city of […]

PG Week 2012

October 30, 2012


Feeling the winter academic blues? Need some mid-semester fun? PG Week is being run next week at Queens (5-9 November) by the I&PSC. Events range from career talks, to trials for University Challenge, to some de-stressing Yoga. With loads of tea/coffee/cakes and goodies thrown in of course! Check out the full calendar of events here and at […]

Item of the week

May 14, 2012


Feeling trapped all alone at your desk, slaving over your dissertation/thesis? Be alone no more my friend! Let me re-introduce you to the best toy of our generation… the humble Tamagotchi. Yes, on Wikipedia the Tamagotchi is described as a ‘simplistic’ digital pet designed for children, but think back to those hedonistic days when your […]

America Calling

May 2, 2012


Ben Quinn reports from the US and shows students how to get a 6 month placement in Washington… Recently, I was delighted to secure a place in the Class of 2012 of the Washington-Ireland Program. The Washington-Ireland Program for Service and Leadership is a six-month program of personal and professional development that brings outstanding university […]

Breaking the Glass Ceiling – Important Careers Event for Women

February 17, 2012