PhD? Academic career? What’s it really like…..?


….we’ve just made it easier for you to find out! We’ve put together a collection of short videos of PhD students and academics at Edinburgh discussing the following:

What is an academic career all about? – different activities, roles and challenges.

What do you need to succeed? – factors that help you progress

How are academic careers supported at Edinburgh – useful support and being supportive

Individual academic career journeys – stories from different academics here at Edinburgh

Although the focus is on academic study and careers at Edinburgh, much of the information and advice will be applicable to all HE institutions. If a PhD or academic career is on your wish-list – use this valuable resource to investigate further.

And check all our career resources for post-grad students here.



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