7 Tips for Applying for a Research Degree

7 Tips for Applying for a Research Degree

Hello, my name is James Arvanitakis and I’m the Dean of Graduate Research here at Western Sydney University. This is a short video to tell you about applying for a PhD or Master of Research. We get lots of enquiries about what’s the best way …

Why Should I Do a PhD?

Why Should I Do a PhD?

Hi my name’s James Arvanitakis and I’m the Dean of Graduate Studies here at Western Sydney University. One of the questions I’m often asked is why should I do a PhD? So in this short video I want to give you a number of reasons …

7 Steps to a Positive Relationship with your PhD Supervisor

7 Steps to a Positive Relationship with your PhD Supervisor

Hi my name is James Arvanitakis and I’m the Dean of Graduate Studies here at Western Sydney University. One of the bits of advice I’m always asked to give is how do I manage my supervisor or how do I get the best out of …

5 Things To Think About Before Starting a PhD

5 Things To Think About Before Starting a PhD

Hello, my name’s James Arvanitakis and I’m the Dean of the Graduate Research School here at Western Sydney University. And you’re watching his video because you’re probably thinking about doing a PhD. So, five things to think about before you start a PhD. The first …

9 Ways To Fail Your PhD!

9 Ways To Fail Your PhD!

Hi I’m James Arvanitakis. I’m the Dean of Graduate Studies here at Western Sydney University and today’s video is talking about how to fail a PhD. So the first way to fail a PhD is to pick the wrong supervisor. Picking a supervisor is the …

5 Mistakes PhD Candidates Make!

5 Mistakes PhD Candidates Make!

Hi my name is James Arvanitakis and I’m the Dean of the Graduate Research School here at Western Sydney University and this is one of our series of short videos that we make I suppose to give tips to higher degree research students. So today’s …