University Graduate School events

Westmere Coffee Mondays

Date
Monday 4th February (10:00) - Monday 24th June 2019 (11:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Join our Coffee Mondays to kick off your week with the aroma of freshly ground coffee beans! This event is an excellent opportunity for PGRs to catch up with friends (or make new ones!) over a cup of coffee and/or tea before we start working on our research.

Insider Secrets: Monthly welcome and induction activities

Date
Wednesday 27th February (10:30) - Wednesday 31st July 2019 (14:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
The University Graduate School (UGS) run monthly induction activities to welcome postgraduate researchers joining the University at different times of the year. These are great opportunities to meet other PGRs and learn about support available at the University..

Yoga at Westmere

Date
Friday 8th March (16:30) - Wednesday 17th July 2019 (17:30)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Join our yoga session to improve your health and go back to work feeling refreshed. Each session is open to all fitness levels, from beginner to advanced and they are free for all postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham.

PhD Chat

Date
Thursday 21st March (12:30) - Thursday 11th July 2019 (14:30)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
The aim of our PhD Chat session is to give postgraduate researchers an opportunity to meet other PGRs, ask any questions, learn about the support available as well as share your experience and help others. Each session involves a discussion on a specific topic related to pursuing a PhD.

Research Across Campus

Date
Thursday 11th April (12:30) - Thursday 13th June 2019 (14:30)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Research Across Campus is a networking event where postgraduate researchers from different disciplines get together to present their research (or an aspect of their research e.g. methodology or analysis) in an interdisciplinary and supportive environment. Lunch is provided.

Shut up & Work

Shut up & Work
Date
Monday 13th May (09:30) - Friday 6th December 2019 (17:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Our Shut up & Work sessions aim to help you work more productively in a supportive environment. You come along, set your target for the day and work until you achieve your target. It is open to all postgraduate researchers.

Film Nights at Westmere

Date
Wednesday 22nd May (18:00) - Wednesday 12th June 2019 (20:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Do you feel like taking a creative break from your research in the evening? Join us for a series of film screenings at the Westmere PGR Hub.

Research Poster Conference 2019

Date
Wednesday 19th June 2019 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
The Great Hall - Aston Webb - Edgbaston Campus
Description
We invite everyone (students, members of staff and public) to join us to celebrate the exciting research undertaken by our postgraduate researchers.
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