Doctoral Welcome Team
Blogs related to doctoral development and student experiences at the University of Bath.
"There's no need to worry as much as you are..."
Having written about the importance of supporting each other as a community, for our focus on the recent Be Well Week, I wanted to highlight some excellent advice from a student in our own doctoral community. The following blog, originally...
Thought of trying a study retreat?
My study retreat in rural France Working from home or university can get a bit overwhelming sometimes and one good way to counteract this can be to take a study retreat. That’s what my partner (who’s able to work remotely)...
A Doctoral Perspective on Be Well Week
A Doctoral Perspective on Be Well Week This week (18th-22nd March) is Be Well Week. The University-wide scheme breaks down wellbeing into five key areas: Be Active, Be Mindful, Be Healthy, Be Connected, and Be You. The scheme is designed...
Jenna's reflections on homesickness
As Spring is nearing, I have begun to feel the tinges of homesickness. I long for the Cherry blossoms blooming and the walks down to lake Washington in the sunshine. As an international student I have experienced my share of...
Chinese New Year
Hi there, Happy to see you again. I hope everyone is warm and safe with the snow. The new semester is beginning. Although the weather is quite cold, it seems the snow brought us a brand new start. I want...
5 reasons to take a PhD Placement
Before Christmas I was lucky enough to complete a placement at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany as part of my PhD. Beyond the chance to test glühwein in multiple Bavarian Christmas markets, it was a great opportunity for...
Winter Quiz answers and Zehan's Christmas message
Hi all, It’s about that time of the year! We see beautiful decorations everywhere and shining lights on the street. With Christmas coming soon, we are about to wave goodbye to 2018 and say hello to 2019. We can use...
Hola from Mexico
I’ve decided to do this week’s blog about a research project I’m currently assisting with and to raise awareness of the career-enhancing (and fun) opportunities you can get involved with at Bath outside of your main PhD studies. The project...
Happy American Thanksgiving Everyone
The fourth Thursday in November means that most Americans will be sitting down to a very large meal with their family and friends. If you have any Americans in your office or department make sure to wish them a happy...