Postgrad students rely on their supervisors for help and support. They ask for guidance and direction in their writing and experiments. The supervisor provides correction and even becomes a mentor in the process. Offering advises on how to navigate postgrad life and its challenges. Students pursuing postgraduate education often have to overcome a number of overwhelming situations. The support of family, friends, peers and their supervisors help them to stay focused and on track. However, not all supervisor relationships are positive.