starting the PhD – getting to grips with “the university”

“It’s not that your university is malicious or singularly odd or particularly Kafka-esque. It’s just an imperfect organisation. (This is not to suggest that the organisation can’t and ought not improve, see 9. It’s simply to say that you have to know the nature of the thing that you’re dealing with.)”

A fantastic post by Pat Thomson (@ThomsonPat) about being aware of things outside of your PhD (e.g. your university)

Source: starting the PhD – getting to grips with “the university”

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