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Mark Faulkner on avoiding the viva from hell.
Postgraduate students normally dread their viva, their heads filled with horror stories from playful colleagues about their ‘viva from hell’. But in reality most are anything but a nightmare. As long as you have worked reasonably hard and listened to the advice of your supervisor, your viva ought to be an enjoyable occasion, a celebration of your work. However, to get the most out of it, you must prepare.

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