This week I hit my first major milestone in my HDR. On Wednesday, I sent off a first draft version of my literature review and methodology, along with a section explaining the primary materials I plan on using throughout my dissertation. I’ve already a few of my other (smaller) goals, but this was the first … Continue reading #Postgradlife Week 14
So, I promised a recap of my last three weeks as a postgrad. Where do I begin? Hectic. They’ve been hectic. Today is exactly three months since I started my masters. And over the past three weeks, the reality of it all has sunk in. I’m now at the halfway point before my 6 month … Continue reading #Postgradlife Weeks 11-13
Sorry for my absence in the last few weeks, life is insanely busy, and I just haven't been able to make time for blogging. I'll have a full #postgradlife up on the weekend, that will hopefully fill in some of what's been going on. Today though, I wanted to talk a bit about advice. Yesterday … Continue reading Advice for Undergrads
I was too busy to take photos this week, so you'll all just have to deal with another text-based post for this week. Last week's theme of multitasking continued into this week. True, I wasn't house hunting, but somehow my to-do list for the week also had to make room for my friends' graduation, clothes … Continue reading #Postgradlife – Week 10
I'm so bloody excited to move into our new townhouse. One of the main reasons for this is that I'll get to decorate! My favourite shows to watch on TV are the ones that deal with interior design and houses - Selling Houses Australia, Grand Designs, The Block. As a result, I'm REALLY bloody excited … Continue reading Pinterest House of Dreams?
Last week was a week of insanity. Not only did I have a lot of reading to do in preparation for writing a lit review for my supervisors, I also spent the week house hunting with Alex, dog sitting, and pretending I was good enough at multitasking to handle all that. So, a brief rundown … Continue reading #Postgradlife Week 9 – Multitasking
This week was one of those weeks where I felt a little bit like a real-life academic. Or at least a real-life postgrad. (Disclaimer: pretty sure I'm not a real life academic. I know that. Just let me have it, ok?) First of all, one of my postgrad friends and I chatted to one of … Continue reading #PostgradLife – Week 8