Talk Postgrad: Facebook Focus

On our TalkPostgrad Facebook page, we are focussing on important aspects of postgraduate life, in conjunction with universities and students' unions - so you can see what life as a postgraduate student is really like at university and the things to look out for.



We are delighted to bring you a range of articles on ways to enhance employability and transferable skills both generally and for specific careers:

Successful Careers beyond the Lab - A guide for science Masters and PhD students

Careers in policy and advocacy for doctoral graduates

Doing a Masters Placement: A Case Study

Developing a career in science journalism

Tips for finding work experience

Making the most of your work experience

Study Abroad and employability


View our Focus on Employability photo album for examples of how universities are helping postgraduates develop employability

PAST "Focus On...":

- Focus on Postgraduate Facilities: what you can expect - Take a look at our Facebook photo album and read our article on Masters and PhD facilities.

- Focus on Postgraduate Societies: What are they? - Take a look at our Facebook photo album and read our article on Postgraduate Societies.

- Focus on Settling in to Postgraduate Life - a guide to making a successful start to postgraduate study. Read our articles on what happens during Welcome Week , current students give their tips how to make a successful start to your Masters course, or PhD. Also, take a look some examples of the Welcome events offered for postgrad students on our Facebook page.