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Videos and Peer Advice

Postgraduate life at Warwick

Hear from current postgraduates about life as a postgrad at Warwick, from settling in and arriving from a new country to finding academic and personal support, to how to make the most of your time and your studies at Warwick.

Academic video advice

Our postgrads and researchers share their tips and advice on skills development, good practices in academia and hosting research-led events.

Watch our playlist of videos of postgrad students sharing their experiences and giving advice on:

  • Peer-led seminars
  • Writing a professional email
  • Holding an effective interview
  • Holding an effective meeting
  • Positive first Impressions
  • Effective pitching

Download a summary of the advice (PDF Document) given in these videos in PDF format.

Download the video transcripts.

Organising your own research-led event

Find out about Sophia's experience (PDF Document) and the PGT student-led conference Justice in the World: Reality or Utopia? Shaping global perceptions (PDF Document) (both in PDF format).

Dissertation Tips

Check out our series of bite-sized dissertation tips from University of Warwick staff and students.

PG Tips Online

Find out more about getting your research published in the questions and answers on our Padlet board from the PG Tips Online session on "Getting Your Work Published".

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What did you wish that you'd known?

If you would like to contribute some advice or tips that you feel would help other postgrads, get in touch: pgcommunity at warwick dot ac dot uk

Other Warwick Services & Resources

The Study Blog

PhDLife Blog

BiteWISe Videos

Academic Writing

Masters Skills Programme (MSP)

Researcher Development (Doctoral College)

Academic English Skills at Warwick (CAL)

PG Tips Handouts

Digital Tools: Simplenote

Digital Tools: Coggle

Elevator Pitch

Networking Tips - How to

Networking - Body Language

Networking - Following up with contacts

Avoiding Procrastination

Balancing Teaching and Research workloads (PDF Document) (PDF)