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Progressing Towards Degree Completion

The tabs below link to several resources that may help you as you plan to complete a graduate degree program and to maintain steady and timely progress.

Different people have different strategies and approaches that work for them – explore some of the ideas and insights that individuals have found effective and see what works for you.



Student Resources: Planning

Preparing and Formatting Your Thesis - A guide to preparing your thesis or dissertation for submission to QSpace, Queen's Research Repository

View the video on "How to Deposit Your Thesis to QSpace"

Student Resources: Finishing in a Timely Manner

The Thesis Manager (from SASS) is a useful planning tool that can help you feel in control and manage your time in graduate school.

The Balanced Researcher - Advice on time management, delegating, making time for writing and more from VITAE.

21 Rules of Getting Your PhD Done Quickly (2012) - University of Central Lancashire, UK Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine Group.

How to Avoid Predatory Publishes & Conferences

A hot topic for graduate students.  See some of the resources Queen's Library has to assist you.

Open Access French Language Course

Some of you may need to prove competency in French as part of your program requirements. If this is you, here is a Queen's built module that could help you satisfy that requirement.  The VinciLingua materials have been designed for online purposes.  This includes exercises on "Reading French".