The PhD Survival Video


‘The PhD Survival Video’ discusses how the stress and pressure of a PhD can be made manageable and features drama scenes and interviews with doctoral candidates, supervisors and counsellors, to illustrate the potential problems and solutions.

This new video offers practical advice for dealing with common problems and surviving, including self-help strategies for doctoral students, what they should and should not expect from supervisors when they are struggling, the support they should find in their institutions to help them get through their degree.

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Further Advice:

University Counselling Service - including details of their drop-in sessions

University of Liverpool Wellbeing Hub - covers all aspects of wellbeing

Managing the Supervisory Relationship - Guidance notes from the LDC Development team

'There is a culture of acceptance around mental health issues in academia' - Guardian article mentioned in this video

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