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Our Guide to Submitting your PhD

September 10, 2013


            Where do I submit my thesis? The Student Records and Exams Office, located in the Student Guidance Centre   When to submit: For Christmas Graduation: Monday 16th September (sometimes there are a few days of flexibility after this, ask your supervisor)   What do I need to do in […]

Our Guide to Submitting your Master’s Dissertation

September 9, 2013


Submitting your Dissertation Hang in there! This time text week you will be sipping drinks or sleeping deeply, so here’s our guide to help you submit without a blip! Deadlines Your Dissertation should be submitted no later than Monday 16 September. If you think you qualify for extra time under extenuating circumstances, read these guidelines and look at […]

Item of the Week

September 7, 2013


  Truly the most disgusting drink ever concocted, with a putrid malodorous perfume of saccharine acid, the Red Bull energy drink is nevertheless our begrudging Item of the Week. As The Week of Doom approaches for all Masters and final year PhD students aiming to submit on the 16th, the humble can of Red Bull […]

New Prezis on Postgraduate exams

May 15, 2013


All the information postgraduate research students need to know on passing differentiation and the viva  

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 […]

Alternative guide to quiet study places

August 10, 2012


Is the noise in the Mc Clay library getting you down? Do you hanker for quiet and calm, or just need a change of scene? This guide suggests some alternative places to study in Belfast… (1) The Linen Hall Library Located in the city centre opposite City Hall, the Linen Hall library is a beautiful, […]

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 […]