Conquering the Home Office: Some Things to Keep in Mind

Conquering the Home Office: Some Things to Keep in Mind

The next part on the Home Office series looks at tips on how to have an effective office from home- and have a balanced life on top of it. The key here in this guest post is flexibility. Enjoy! 🙂

FERSA University of Cambridge Blog

By Michelle Anya Anjirbag, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Even before we all had to start taking measures against the spread of COVID-19, I pretty much worked from home full-time. As much as I enjoy working in various libraries and cafes, it is not always feasible for me given that my research can sometimes require watching films side by side multiple times a day. It’s not really quiet work, involving things like listening to clips of scores as loud as possible to isolate instrumentation. So, I find myself for the most part working from my apartment where I have all the things I need, but sometimes, not a lot of company. Graduate work, whether masters or PhD level research work, can be an intensely isolating process that becomes especially compounded if you work primarily from home. However, after three years of building my little media-infused work bubble, I’ve come…

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