Testimonials from 2016 & 2017 Grad School Residential Course…


“My life will never be the same, nothing will ever be able to close my mind again!”

 “Totally inspired. Feeling loved and nurtured.”

“Need a fantastic, superb, productive time off?? Join Residential Programme!!”

“SW Grad School is a once in a life time experience with great impact for the future.”

“Most exciting moment of my research training. An excellent educative programme.”

“It’s been a blast! Thank you”

“You really touched my and others hearts!”

“I will never forget this memory. It changes my life for the better! Thank you all so much”.

“It’s a great experience for my early career and researcher development”

“You fed our minds and bodies in a way I won’t forget”.

“Many thanks to everyone involved in this Grad School. It was one of the best experiences in the UK (during my PhD)”.

“Here is to new beginnings!!”

“Inspiration. Motivation. Reflection”.

 “The course has helped me to: be aware of my skills and identify those to improve on, especially my collaborative skills. It has also afforded me the opportunity to reflect on my PhD journey and how to better present my research work.”

“Thank you for so much fun & knowledge. A week of intense thinking, entrenched collaboration, highly stretching, incredibly rewarding, deliciously spoiled and absolutely fun and energising.”

“I feel really energised and empowered; I’ve met some great people and found new ways forward to do something really exciting.”

“I’ve learnt so much about myself, my research and research generally.”



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The following are comments volunteered by some of the participants from the SW GRADschool 2015:

I arrived like an anxiety ridden rabbit in the headlights and I leave this wonderful course like a positive, confidence, knowledge – filled giant! Thank you

f***ing awesome, excellently and lovingly crafted and delivered, transformational,  the power of multiple perspectives, cultures and disciplines

Fantastic, thank you!

Beautiful location, wonderful facilitators, insightful visions and great food! Thank you

A wonderfully uplifting experience finding the best in everyone and merging individuals on their ideas into something greater than the sum of the parts

Breath-taking event, so green and relaxing.  Very useful materials for me.  Thank you

Everyone should go to GRADSchool, it will make you a better researcher and a better human being

It was great, useful.  Never have this research training at home (Hong Kong).  It’s brilliant.  Thank you so much

Exceptionally transformative

Inspiring – Energising – Allowing to Reset! – Thanks!

A short precious pause … yet time to have some fun

Can I stay here for the rest of my life, even on my own – Amazing place

An inspirational workshop which provides you with fantastic opportunities for growth and development as a researcher

Great venue, great facilitators and amazing course

An unforgettable experience that definitely boosted my confidence as a researcher and not only.  Glad that I came here! Thanks guys amazing job

Very enjoyable training course, thank you for all

Beautiful surroundings, delicious food, inspirational company and a real kick up the backside.


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