Blog

News from the PGR Studio
What is the ARCO Project? by Alistair Rutherford

What is the ARCO Project? by Alistair Rutherford

Any eagle eyed students or staff of BCU may have noticed the new exhibition in the Curzon Building’s atrium, all about the fantastic ARCO Project... ... but, what is ARCO Project? Arco provides regular distance-learning opportunities for talented children in South...

The Saga Begins: Starting a PhD! By Emily Scarrott

The Saga Begins: Starting a PhD! By Emily Scarrott

“What have you been upto recently?” “Oh, actually I’m doing a PhD, I’m only about a month in though…” This is a conversation I’ve been having a lot recently. When you tell the outside world that you’ve started a PhD, they tend to respond in one of two ways: “Will you...

Why Did I Join the Mentoring Scheme? By Wanshu Li

Why Did I Join the Mentoring Scheme? By Wanshu Li

A few weeks after I formally started my PhD programme at BCU, I was introduced to the PGR Studio Mentoring Scheme. Having heard so many good things about it, I decided to give it a go. Registration was a simple process and before long I was told that I had been...

My Mentoring Experience by Cherry Sun

My Mentoring Experience by Cherry Sun

I am a PhD student who is major in Contemporary art China and Landscape architecture in the School of ADM. During the first year, I signed up as a mentee in the Birmingham City University through the PGR Studio. I had a wonderful encounter with my mentor in the...

The Last Ascent to Delivering Your PhD by Susie Self

The Last Ascent to Delivering Your PhD by Susie Self

The Last Ascent to Delivering Your PhD: What it Really Feels Like Imagine for a moment that you are at the point of submitting your PhD. Like me you will make the trip to University House. In my case, that’s this week. I will be carrying three A3 portfolio boxes in an...

Top Tips for New PhD students! By Federica Mirra

Top Tips for New PhD students! By Federica Mirra

Last week we welcomed the new PGRs from Arts, Design and Media with presentations and activities to get to know each other and approach the PhD journey in a fun and inclusive way. The PhD is a roller coaster, one day you feel you are on top of the world, and two days...

Faculty of Arts, Design & Media Birmingham City University, The Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD

Get In Touch

The PGR Studio
Enhancing the PGR community and experience

Terms & Conditions     Privacy Policy

Pin It on Pinterest