To work or not to work? The postgraduate balancing act
Dwyer, Angela E. (2008) To work or not to work? The postgraduate balancing act. Nexus: Newsletter of The Australian Sociological Association, 20(1), pp. 25-26.
This time of the year can be difficult for postgraduate students. You are likely to become very popular with academics as they vie for your available time to do tutorials, lectures, marking, and research for them. When you are an early career researcher, it is difficult to say 'no' when you feel the pressure to impress as well as the pressure of a not-so-great financial situation. So in this first in a series of discussions about postgraduate issues, I thought I would offer some useful tips on how to negotiate this balancing act.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||postgraduate study, balance, working, work, paid work, thesis work, managing project, useful tips, postgraduate issues, overcommitment, time management, PhD, doctoral, masters, honours, professional doctorate, doctorate, higher degree research, higher degree study|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||27 May 2008|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:59|
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