Here’s one for all you lovely postgrads hanging around Manchester this summer with tips on how to help promote your health & wellbeing and to keep your stress levels to a minimum in the upcoming months.
A question of dissertation
With dissertation deadlines looming, take this opportunity to meet with your supervisor on a regular basis to ask those niggling queries that you have at the back of your mind. For some top tips on how to make the most of your meetings with your supervisor check out this great article from the MyManchester news team.
Fine tuning your dissertation is inevitably going to be stressful, but don’t panic, to help you de-stress why not take part in the final Wellbeing Wednesday of the year and pop along to a mindfulness or yoga session? You can sign up at www.sport.manchester.ac.uk/wellbeing .
Support Services for Postgraduate Students
Sometimes the careers service can get overlooked by postgrads, but the careers service is here to support both undergrads and postgrads! The careers service offers highly specialised advice and guidance on postgraduate career paths, with a clear distinction from undergraduate needs.
To find out how the Careers Service can support you check out their website here.
Based in the Atrium we have a Student Support Adviser, Steph Fisher, who can help support you throughout your degree. Steph can help give advice and guidance on matters relating to supervisors, viva appeals and complaints.
If you are struggling to fund your postgraduate degree then the Student Money Adviser, Katie Urnevitch, can provide information and guidance on alternative sources of funding. Check out the postgraduate section on the crucial guide for more information.
- Council tax for Postgraduate Students
Provided that you are a fulltime student on a course that lasts at least a year you should still be entitled to council tax exemption or you may be eligible for a discount if you live with others who are not full time students. The difficulty arises when you go beyond the expected duration of your course or as a research student when you undertake periods of study away from the University campus.
If you receive a bill for council tax the best place to seek advice is from the Student Services Centre and to check out the following links below: