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Essential advice for the early stages

If you’re in the early stages of a doctorate, The Good Supervision Video will help you understand how that crucial relationship with your supervisor(s) is meant to work.

The Good Doctorate Video will help you plan the years ahead, to manage your project and deliver your thesis on time.

The first major milestone in your first or second year is likely to be an upgrade process (sometimes called ‘transfer’, ‘confirmation’ or ‘probationary review’) to check that your work is of a suitable standard.  The Good Upgrade Video will help you prepare for this.

It’s never too early to start networking with the academic community: The Good Networking Video will help you understand how and why.

It’s worth considering how to build real-world impact into your project from the start: see The Research Impact Video.

If you feel stressed, overwhelmed or in need of support at any stage of your doctorate, The PhD Survival Video will signpost sources of help.