Are you considering applying to do a PhD? Katie shares her warts-and-all experience of writing a proposal and enjoying it… https://studyblog.warwick.ac.uk/2019/11/21/writing-your-phd-proposal-what-isnt-in-the-manual/
Author Archives: katiekmhmedia
Everybody needs good Gaybours
Talking lez/bi representation in Erinsborough with the cast of Neighbours https://divamag.co.uk/2019/11/22/everybody-needs-good-gaybours/
Back to school
Katie shares her story about returning to study following a long break while she worked. From the initial anticipation of choosing a course and applying, through to the differences of then and now, Katie looks at the value of the mature student experience… https://studyblog.warwick.ac.uk/2019/10/01/back-to-school/
Head Strong: How I managed my mental health during my studies
Katie shares her personal experience about starting university whilst facing mental health problems including anxiety and depression. Through accessing some of the support services available, Katie has been able to thrive whilst at Warwick. Read about her journey here… https://studyblog.warwick.ac.uk/2019/09/05/head-strong/
Ready, Set, Present: Be ready for your first conference presentation
There are many ways to make the most of learning experiences at university, and one valuable transferable skill is presenting to an audience. Katie talks about her experience of presenting at a conference for the first time and what she learned… https://studyblog.warwick.ac.uk/2019/08/22/ready-set-present-be-ready-for-your-first-conference-presentation/
Lost at sea: How to navigate the second year of a part-time masters
Undertaking a masters degree at Warwick is not for the faint-hearted. On top of that many students choose a part-time pathway, which brings a whole set of additional challenges for staying focused and succeeding. Katie shares some of the methods she and her classmates have adopted in order to keep the ship on course https://studyblog.warwick.ac.uk/2019/07/25/lost-at-sea-how-to-navigate-the-second-year-of-a-part-time-masters/
Writing is rewriting, right?
Creative writers know better than anyone the pain and necessity for editing work and they often spend months perfecting draft after draft. Katie shares tips and ideas from the writing toolbox that can shortcut some of the most common pitfalls and help refine your dissertation into a masterpiece https://studyblog.warwick.ac.uk/2019/06/25/writing-is-rewriting-right/
Accessible Higher Education: How can I influence my course content to be more representative and inclusive?
Have you ever felt your course and curriculum syllabuses don’t always represent the diverse student population here at Warwick? Do you come up against privilege biases in perspectives, theories, models, texts and data that are taught? To think about your role in shaping how your curriculum is developed so that it is more inclusive andContinue reading “Accessible Higher Education: How can I influence my course content to be more representative and inclusive?”
Am I a Researcher?
Unsure whether a final year research project or dissertation is for you? Interested in creative ways to build your skills and confidence for employers? Want more than just to be told what knowledge is important? To see how students can drive and shape their own learning experience at Warwick, Katie explores the possibilities and opportunitiesContinue reading “Am I a Researcher?”
Super-Vision: the dissertation super hero
What’s the point of supervisions? They may seem like a tedious formality, but Katie discusses ideas on how to make these sessions meaningful, based on her own experiences throughout her MA dissertation project https://studyblog.warwick.ac.uk/2019/01/17/super-vision-the-dissertation-super-hero/