Month: March 2021

best areas to live in London for students

The Ultimate Guide: Top 5 BEST Places to Live in London for Students + Grads Today

Got a university offer in London? Congratulations! London is a FANTASTIC place to study! Now that you’ve got an offer, you’ll need somewhere to live. Or maybe you’ve just finished uni and are moving to London for the first time. Read on for my complete guide for the best places to live in London for …

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Your First Conference Prez: Academic Presentation Tips You Need to Know Now

So, your paper has been accepted to a conference or you’ve got another academic speaking engagement coming up. First of all, congrats! It’s a big accomplishment, and you should feel super proud of yourself! When undertaking something as imposter syndrome-inducing as a PhD, you should DEFINITELY take time to appreciate your wins. Okay, now that …

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how male allies can support women in tech

How Male Allies Can Support Women in Technology + Other Professional Women

Now, I’ve written before about what it’s like for professional women in male-dominated industries (especially for women in tech), but my friends who want often ask how male allies can support women in technology and other professional fields. They know it’s about more than just not contributing to the problem, but they’re often at a …

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is datacamp worth it

Is DataCamp Worth It? A Data Science PhD Student’s Perspective

Are you thinking about buying a premium subscription to DataCamp, but not sure if it’s worth the money? In this article, I’ll give my best answer to the question, ‘is DataCamp worth it?’ from the perspective of a PhD student currently studying data science. ✅ TLDR: I do think DataCamp is worth the money, particularly …

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to save money on London transport

The BEST 7 Ways to Save Money Living in London + How to Save Money on London Transport

I get it. London is EXPENSIVE. But it doesn’t have to be! I’ve been successfully living on just my PhD stipend (which, I’ll tell you, isn’t much) for a year since I was laid off from my part-time job. Here are the best 7 ways to save money living in London (including ways to save …

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