Three Sussex undergraduates reflect on their experiences of being mentored by PhD researchers. Mentoring is an invaluable resource to undergraduates throughout their degree; it is also an art only some can master.
This post is part of a series brought to you from the Sage Students and the Research Hive Scholars, we are joining forces to explore the transition from undergraduate study to postgraduate research. Originally published on the Sage Students’ Blog #UG2PG
Mentors don’t just answer your questions, but they assist you in overcoming obstacles, and encourage you to think, work through and learn from your past mistakes. Luckily for students at Sussex University there are a lot of opportunities to be mentored ranging from each faculty having undergraduates to being mentored by PhD students. Continue reading