Call for Applicants: Network Ambassadors for “The Network”

The University of Sussex's Student Union's (USSU) The Network is currently recruiting 4 Network Ambassadors for a brand new volunteering opportunity! Network Ambassadors are postgraduate students (Master’s or Doctoral) who act as advocates for The Network events. Throughout the year they run the weekly postgraduate Network coffee meetup events and use social media to engage Sussex … Continue reading Call for Applicants: Network Ambassadors for “The Network”

Sussex Research Hive Presents: Shut Up and Write!

The Sussex Research Hive is calling all doctoral researchers to join peers for a few hours of dedicated writing. Shut Up and Write! is back and will be running regularly throughout the year. The first event is on 1st November and will give doctoral researchers a kick start to Academic Writing Month, or #AcWriMo! The … Continue reading Sussex Research Hive Presents: Shut Up and Write!

Call for Applicants: Student-Led Research Team

SMaRteN is a national research network funded by UK Research and Innovation, led by King's College London, focusing on Student Mental Health in Higher Education. They are now recruiting members for their next Student-Led Research Team. They believe that in order to effectively understand student mental health, they need to work with students; students need … Continue reading Call for Applicants: Student-Led Research Team

Call for Participants: interviews for online course on Research Integrity

Epigeum, part of Oxford University Press, is seeking postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and early-career researchers for filmed interviews (to be held at the University of Sussex in the first week of December) to be featured in an upcoming online learning course about Research Integrity. Researchers will be expected to talk about their own experiences in … Continue reading Call for Participants: interviews for online course on Research Integrity

Cumberland Lodge Upcoming Opportunities for International Students

Cumberland Lodge is an educational charity that seeks to tackle social divisions by promoting creative thinking and inclusive dialogue. They have two upcoming opportunities for international students: an Emerging International Leaders Programme on Freedom of Religion or Belief and their annual Commonwealth & International Student Christmas Conference. Emerging International Leaders Programme on Freedom of Religion … Continue reading Cumberland Lodge Upcoming Opportunities for International Students

International Students’ Welcome Party – Sunday 20th October

All new international and EU students at Sussex are warmly invited to the historic Brighton Dome for an evening of celebrations to mark the beginning of your time at Sussex and in the UK! The International Student Support's annual International Students' welcome party is being held at the Brighton Dome on Sunday 20 October 2019. … Continue reading International Students’ Welcome Party – Sunday 20th October

The Scholars Programme PhD Tutor Opportunity 2019-20

The Brilliant Club's The Scholars Programme recruits, trains and places doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in state schools across the UK to deliver programmes of academic enrichment to small groups of pupils. Through a combination of university trips, in-school tutorials and online resources, they support pupils aged 10-18 to develop the knowledge, skills and ambition needed to … Continue reading The Scholars Programme PhD Tutor Opportunity 2019-20

The Channel: Call for Submissions

The Channel, Sussex University’s creative, critical writing, and arts magazine, is looking for submissions both for their Spring 2020 edition and for their website. This includes: Short fiction, poetry, abstractions, photographs, other visual projects designs, comic strips/excerpts from a graphic novel, paintings, scripts, sketches, essays, excerpts from a novel, basically any form of expression.Submissions don’t … Continue reading The Channel: Call for Submissions

UEA workshops: Participatory Research Approaches in Global Contexts & Epistemological Issues in International Development

The following training opportunities from the University of East Anglia (UEA) are available for doctoral researchers from Sussex: Participatory Research Approaches in Global Contexts Workshop Leader(s): Dr Esther Priyadharshini, Dr Catherine Jere, & Dr Sonja Marzi; Dates: Wednesday 6th November 2019, 10.00am-4.00pm;Venue: UEA Norwich, BDS 0.29 Free of charge to all PGR students; Early-career researchers/academics = £60 Participation, … Continue reading UEA workshops: Participatory Research Approaches in Global Contexts & Epistemological Issues in International Development

Thesis Boot Camp – applications open for autumn term

Are you a late-stage doctoral researcher?Struggling to finish your thesis?Do you keep putting off your writing? Finding it tough to get motivated?If so, Thesis Boot Camp is for YOU! The next Thesis Boot Camp has been confirmed and will be taking place on Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December.  Thesis Boot Camp is an … Continue reading Thesis Boot Camp – applications open for autumn term