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Your final year: highlights and help

Your final year

Your end goal is in sight and your writing up period is nearly upon you. Hopefully you have been writing throughout your research process but if you are needing extra support then help is available. See our Academic Writing coaches/ courses and the Researcher Writing Group for help. Also look out for the writing Boot camps and Summer Schools.

Succeed in your doctorate

We can also give you advice on ‘Succeeding in your final year’ and what to expect from your viva in our ‘Viva preparation course.’

Enhance your employability

In addition pulling together all your final data and writing up you need to think about Publishing and Public Engagement. Telling people about the great research that you have been involved in (or maybe applying for a patent before you tell everyone?) It is also time to evaluate what skills you have acquired and how you will go about explaining that to your employer of choice.

Move on: your next steps

It also time to start thinking ‘what next’? We offer Careers Days over the summer and remember we have a team of careers consultants offering one-to-one advice on planning your career and making successful applications. Look out for Careers in Academia, Careers beyond Academia and the PhD employer networking event. Also we have the IAS Early Career Fellowship at Warwick. And good luck!