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The drag of publishing my PhD

I have just submitted my revisions for a journal article publication, and man was it a drag. It felt as though I was crawling to get these revisions done. I asked for an extension on the revisions which was the first extension that I have ever asked for. Unsure if I should be proud or concerned about that. Regardless, I […]

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Favourites; Mandy the Monstera

I am obsessed with house plants. While I am not really sure where the obsession began, it has grown into has a collection of about 20 plants (in a fairly modest sized townhouse). I love showcasing ‘my favourites’ on the blog and I thought that showcasing my favourite houseplants was only fitting. This is Mandy the Monstera (Monstera Deliciosa). She […]

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The four things keeping me organised.

I have been lucky enough to land numerous casual contracts this study period which are keeping me very busy. Working for multiple courses can be challenging because you need to stay on top of various deadlines simultaneously. I explain my organisation techniques in more detail on the YouTube channel. Day to View Diary. I use my day to view diary […]

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Featured Day in the Life of; Philandr, first year business science PhD student from South Africa.

Hi there! I am Philandra, a first-year business science PhD student from South Africa. As a first year, my current commitment is to complete compulsory course work and spend hours every day reading up on my proposed topic in order to prepare for my first proposal defence coming up in September. I have an interest in African entrepreneurial leadership strategy […]

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Favourites; Matt & Nat

I spoilt myself with a Matt & Nat bag over a year ago now. It was my treat after doing a guest lecture! I had wanted a handbag big enough to fit my laptop and versatile enough to go with basically any outfit. I love the leather look but didn’t want genuine leather and then after a lot of research […]

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Post PhD Update

It has been a little while since I have updated you on where my PhD / Career is at, mainly because things have been hectic, both for me and for the world. In terms of my PhD I have finished making the corrections required and my Supervisor has recently approved these. Now I am waiting for the university committee to […]

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