22 February 2019: Editorial

If you're on the Victoria Doctoral Scholarship, you're doubtless aware that it can be difficult to get by on $23,500 per annum - especially if you're an international student and/or have any dependents while studying. The PGSA is advocating a raise in the scholarship amount, and for student levies to be included in its provisions, and we need your help to make our case.

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Elizabeth OlsenComment
11 December 2018: Editorial

The PGSA Victorias Awards 2018 was successfully held on Friday, 30 November 2018. These awards celebrate excellence within Victoria University’s postgraduate community and recognise the support of postgraduate students, academic and professional staff who work with passion and dedication.

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Elizabeth OlsenComment
10 November 2018: Editorial

It’s Graduation season, and some of you will become graduate women for the first time. Some of you already are graduate women. Either way, there’s an organisation that you probably don’t know about that you should definitely join: Graduate Women Wellington.

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Elizabeth OlsenComment
6 July 2018: Editorial

My name is Leo and I am the newest member of the PGSA executive team. Looking back at editorials from earlier this year, there is a theme of ‘coping’ or ‘dealing’ with your postgraduate studies. I would like to head into unchartered water and talk about conferences!

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5 June 2018: Editorial

As a PhD student in my final year of research (yes final, no one say it too loud thanks), I’ve recently found myself taking a quiet moment among the waves of stress to think about what I’d do differently if I were to embark on a PhD journey again.

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4 May 2018: Editorial

Ever get the feeling you shouldn’t be a postgraduate? Surely you’re just one meeting away from being found out and asked to leave forever. How come everyone else knows what they’re doing but you don’t?

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2 March 2018: Editorial

Loneliness and isolation are now often referred to as an ‘epidemic’ in the media and in academia. Earlier this year, the UK appointed its first ‘Minister for Loneliness’, in an attempt to address what PM Theresa May described as the “sad reality of modern life”.

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