Preparing for your viva

The viva is an important part of the assessment for your research programme. This workshop and/or online course will demystify the process so you know what to expect on the day. It also covers strategies to help you prepare for the viva, including advice on how to deal with difficult questions.

Workshop dates

Workshops will be held on the following dates. Please click the link on your preferred date to book your place via SuperSaas - you will need to register for a password if you are using this for the first time.

Please note: all our workshops are subject to a minimum registration requirement. If this is not met the workshop will be cancelled and you will be offered a place on an alternate date where available.

Online course

More information

This workshop and the Canvas course cover topics which primarily fall under descriptor D2.1: Communication methods of Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework.


Our workshops and online courses are designed to be inclusive, catering for a wide range of disabilities. We provide accessible documents and a live transcript for online workshops as standard. Accessing the Main Library Training Room in person.

Please contact if you have any additional support requirements, and we will be happy to provide assistance.


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