Monthly Archives: March 2014

Acquiring an understanding of the culture

Over the course of the past week I had two different coffee encounters with fellow students. The first was in my regular coffee shop and I was approached by another student who, in broken english, asked what one did with … Continue reading

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Seeking emotional support

Recently I had coffee with a student who, in the pursuit of an appropriate PhD scholarship, had transferred interstate to take up his research studies at the university.  The conversation highlighted one of the emotional elements of undertaking research degrees, … Continue reading

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