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Training & events

Staff events

Student events

Research Training Programme

1 September 2020

As a research student (except if you are studying for a Masters by Research degree) it is a compulsory part of your degree to take part in our Research Training Programme and provide a record of your completed training.

The Graduate School Research Training Programme will commence again in October 2020.

Intro to Learning & Teaching in Higher Education for Research Students

8 September 2020 , 09:30 to 14:30 Online

The material and synchronous sessions are designed for Graduate Teaching Assistants and PG Research Students who have a teaching role in the University. This discursive and interactive session aims to prepare you for your teaching role at the University by providing you with the essential skills to undertake a range of relevant duties.

Postgraduate Student Induction

1 October 2020 Online

The next Induction will take place on Thursday 1st October followed by the Development Day on Friday 2nd October 2020. Due to the current circumstances relating to COVID-19 both of these will now be delivered online. More information about this will be sent to offer holders in due course and this page will be updated accordingly.

Introduction to reference management software

15 October 2020 , 13:00 - 14:00 Webinar

This webinar aims to introduce you to some of the basic functions of the different reference management tools.

Life after a Research Degree

24 November 2020 , 11:00 to 12:00 Online: Microsoft Teams

Understanding your career options and making yourself employable. Whatever stage you’re at in your research degree, it’s important to think about what comes afterwards. This live session will help you understand some of your career options and what steps you can take to increase your chances of achieving your career goals.

Moving on from your Research Degree

23 February 2021 , 11:00 to 12:00 Online: Microsoft Teams

How to find and apply (successfully!) for jobs.
If you’re starting to think about what comes next, it’s important to understand where to search for jobs, and how to be an effective applicant. This live session will look at how to write an effective academic CV and job applications, as well as selling your skills & experience into jobs outside of higher education.