Category Archives: Academics

The value of meditating at work

It wasn’t so long ago that meditation was the sole preserve of hippies and yoga gurus – it was seen something a bit odd or self-indulgent, and certainly wasteful of time in a time-pressured world. But, even as meditation becomes … Read More »

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Time Management Strategies For Job-Hunters

Seeking work can turn into a full-time job if you let it—and that’s a problem if you must juggle job-hunting alongside studying, current work responsibilities, and family commitments. The trick is to take control of the time you spend by … Read More »

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Dealing with Change at Work

With many planned changes across universities and all workplaces in the current economic climate I thought it might be handy to have a few tips on how to deal with changes at work. In my fairly short career so far … Read More »

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The new academic year is (almost) here

Now that September has come, most colleagues are back from their summer holidays, and students are slowly filling up our campus again, it’s time to realize that the new academic year is officially almost here. Well, not quite until late … Read More »

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Managing change?

Our institution is currently going under restructure. In order to increase effectiveness in the provision of services and to make us more competitive when dealing with students, businesses and the outside world, everything is now moving centrally.

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Academics and Enterprise: Two Different Worlds?

For the first time this year, my department launched and organised the Enterprise Fellowship Awards for academics and members of staff. We aim to make it an annual event to raise the profile of enterprise activity and boost interest across … Read More »

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