Information for students
Page last updated: 23/07/2020
Information for research students around assessments, supervisions and progress meetings, data collection, and protocols during coronavirus.
Yes, although the university campuses are currently closed, we encourage you to keep working on your research. Most university services can be accessed online. You can find details of the electronic resources available on The Library webpage.
Research students should continue to contact their supervisory team and supervisory meetings can be held via Skype or telephone.
If you lose contact with your supervisory team please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07387 232 962.
This does not apply to research students and we will be scheduling Confirmation of Registrations, Progressions and Vivas as normal. However we do recognise that this period will cause many students disruption and so will be dealing with extension and requests to delay meetings on a one to one basis. Please email email@example.com.
Yes, our research students must continue to contact their supervisory team and supervisory meetings can be held via Skype or telephone.
All students should have two supervisors, a Director of Studies and a supervisor. If you lose contact with your supervisory team please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07387 232 962.
Yes, these meetings will now take place online - we will contact you to arrange this. If you already have a date this will not change.
Please email email@example.com regarding any training opportunities or training questions.
Yes, these meetings are now taking place online, we will contact you to arrange this. If you already have a date this will not change.
You must still check in with us twice a month but this can be done via email. The email should contain details of where you are and what you are working on.
No face to face data collection can take place at the moment and you should discuss a revised data collection approach or workplan with your supervisory team.
We recognise that this current situation will impact on our research students’ progress. You are encouraged to continue to work on your thesis as best as possible.
You should also keep a record of how the evolving situation impacts on your work and time-plan, where appropriate. Supervisory teams should be included in this discussion and it should be formally recorded in the supervisory meeting notes.
Please check our dedicated webpage on these protocols.