Surviving higher education: 7 top tips | (Steve Wheeler)

Image from PixabayHere are top 7 survival tips for working in higher education (or for that matter, any profession).

1. When I first started work, one wise old colleague told me that wherever I went, I should always carry a piece of paper around with me. It didn’t matter what was on the paper. It could even be blank. He told me it would made people think I was busier than I actually was. He was fired.

2. If you don’t want to be in a boring meeting, you can set the alarm on your smartphone to go off exactly 7 minutes in. Look embarrassed, make your excuses with ‘I’m sorry, I have to take…

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