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by bella94
Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Maternity leave/returning to course part time?
Replies: 12
Views: 6725

Re: Maternity leave/returning to course part time?

So apart from Lancaster has anyone had any experience - especially the London courses - of being offered flexible hours or knowing anyone that has?

Many thanks
by bella94
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Maternity leave/returning to course part time?
Replies: 12
Views: 6725

Re: Maternity leave/returning to course part time?

Thanks for everyone's replies so far. It doesn't sound like anyone has been truly offered part-time - i don't think losing a half day or day a week is really that flexible is it? (better than zero flexibility obviously) but part-time would be a 3 day or 2.5 day week. Surrey apparently splits academi...
by bella94
Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Maternity leave/returning to course part time?
Replies: 12
Views: 6725

Re: Maternity leave/returning to course part time?

Thanks for your post. Where are you studying if you don't mind saying? I've done a search and read the posts, nothing really answers my questions and lot of the posts are a few years old now which means they are possibly out of date. the course centre in question is stating that on no account can it...
by bella94
Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Maternity leave/returning to course part time?
Replies: 12
Views: 6725

Maternity leave/returning to course part time?

I would like to hear from anyone currently on a Doctorate course in the UK who has experience of (or knowledge of) courses that offer part-time options for those returning from maternity leave. I am aware that some courses do offer part-time (eg Surrey?) and would like to hear from anyone who has in...
by bella94
Fri May 10, 2013 2:42 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Older/Mature Students
Replies: 54
Views: 18969

Re: Older/Mature Students

I am also a mature applicant, in my late 30s, having had a career in media and then doing a part-time degree in London to change to Clinical Psychology. I think the thing to remember is that despite our increased life experience - both professional and personal - when it comes to the application pro...