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Trainer: Bipashyee Ghosh

Target audience: Doctoral researchers in the mid-late stage from any Arts and Humanities and Social Science discipline

Workshop description:

The doctoral viva can be a daunting experience for which you need to be well-prepared.

This workshop will de-mystify the viva process and requirements, and provide you with useful guidance on preparing for the big day.

You'll also hear examples of real questions and experiences from recent successful vivas across different Schools, and benefit from the opportunity to participate in a mock viva.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the workshop you will have

Workshop feedback:

Related online module: Preparing for your Viva

Technical details: This workshop will include time for discussions in small breakout groups and for attendees to try out some of the suggested RDM resources.. Participants are free to choose if they want to keep their camera on, as long as they are ok to join in and speak to people.

Bookings are now closed. The link to join this workshop will be sent to your Sussex email address one day before the event.

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