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Preparing for the Final Year of Your PhD

There’s so much to fit into to your final year and careful planning is essential. With clear guidance, individual exercises, and group discussion, this practical workshop helps you prepare for the last stages of your doctorate, including submission, the viva, and what happens next. Please note, there are separate workshops that go into much more detail on the viva and editing techniques.

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of the workshop you will have

  • A strategy for the successful completion of your thesis

  • More confidence in your ability to get through the final year

  • A clear idea of the skills you need to develop

About the Facilitator

Catherine Pope is an academic researcher and experienced workshop facilitator. Since completing her PhD in 2014, Catherine has worked with thousands of researchers and writers to help them achieve their goals. She runs workshops and writing retreats at many universities, including Sussex, Birkbeck, Canterbury Christ Church, Portsmouth, and Surrey. Catherine has also published books in her field of Victorian literature and on technology. She divides her time between the 19th and 21st centuries.