I would love to tell you that PhD’s are easy and you just have to do your research, publish lots of papers and BAM, next thing you know you’re a distinguished professor in the top University. Unfortunately (as I have so recently discovered) this is most definitely not the case. I never thought it would… Continue reading It’s been an uphill struggle, but I’ve got my hiking boots on.
Today was the first day of term, so whilst it wasn’t technically my first day at HKUST, it was the first official day. There are so many things I have noticed about HKUST that differs to Universities in the UK (Or more specifically Cardiff Uni). I can’t speak much for other universities but I reckon… Continue reading My First Day @ HKUST
We finally got our results- YAY! I’m pleased to announce that I am now the holder of a 2:1 (Second class upper honors) Masters in Chemistry with a year in industry! I was very worried and as you can imagine, extremely stressed on the day of results. This was made worse by the fact that… Continue reading Degree results and the start of graduate life!
I’m one of those people that prefers to look for the positives in life. Obviously just like most people, I get days where I’m unhappy or where I worry and think about all the bad things, but overall, I would like to think I am a pretty positive and optimistic person. What sometimes frustrates me… Continue reading Being optimistic does not mean unrealistic
I finished my exams last week- YAY! Finally! So, now that I have around 6 weeks until I get my results, I have some time to relax but not so much because I need to get my results before I can fully let go 😛 What have I done this past week then? Well, not… Continue reading Life in Limbo
This week has been stupidly crazy for me. I feel like I’ve felt all of the emotions over the space of just a few days. I’ve been waiting for my PhD results for quite a while now and I eventually decided it has been too long and emailed my supervisors. One of them had thought… Continue reading All the emotions in the space of a week
So, it was the exam board meeting today which means we got our results from our january exams this evening. I always stress out about stuff like this so you can imagine how bad I am right now. I’ve looked at my results and they’re not bad at all, although I would have definitely liked… Continue reading Stressing out about my degree!