Viva Survivor

10:00am - 1:00pm / Thursday 12th October 2017 / Venue: Harold Wilson room Liverpool Guild of Students
Type: Conference / Category: Department
  • 0151 794 4922
  • Suitable for: This session is aimed at those entering their final year The viva is the culmination of the PhD process: a lot of work has led to this point, but a feeling of anxiety can go hand-in-hand with the sense of achievement at completing one’s thesis. For many PhD candidates the time leading up to the viva is filled with stress about the day, and uncertainty about what their examiners may ask or how to prepare. Viva Survivor is a session for postgraduate researchers close to submitting their thesis who want to gain insight on how to be well prepared for their viva. In this session participants will: • identify sources of support for their viva preparation • develop strategies to prepare themselves and their thesis for the viva • explore questions that are frequently asked in vivas.
  • Admission: Free
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This session is aimed at those entering their final year
The viva is the culmination of the PhD process: a lot of work has led to this point, but a feeling of anxiety can go hand-in-hand with the sense of achievement at completing one’s thesis. For many PhD candidates the time leading up to the viva is filled with stress about the day, and uncertainty about what their examiners may ask or how to prepare.
Viva Survivor is a session for postgraduate researchers close to submitting their thesis who want to gain insight on how to be well prepared for their viva. In this session participants will:
• identify sources of support for their viva preparation
• develop strategies to prepare themselves and their thesis for the viva
• explore questions that are frequently asked in vivas.