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Peer Advice

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 the advice given in these videos in PDF format. (PDF Document)

Organising your own research-led event

Find out about Sophia's experience and the PGT student-led conference “Justice in the World: Reality or Utopia? Shaping global perceptions.

Additional Resources

Read these useful blog articles, written by PhD students, for practical advice and top tips on:

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)

Research Students Skills Programme (RSSP)

Academic English Online 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

Tuesday Brews Handouts

Balancing Teaching and Research workloads