University Graduate School events

Shut up & Work

Shut up & Work
Date
Monday 2nd September 2019 (09:30) - Tuesday 25th February 2020 (16:30)
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.

Yoga at Westmere

Date
Monday 2nd September (16:30) - Monday 16th December 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 Treasure Trail

Date
Monday 23rd September 2019 (11:00-12:15)
Location:
University Station
Description
If you are a new postgraduate researcher at the University of Birmingham, join our PhD treasure trail to discover our beautiful campus and meet new friends. The trail starts at the University Station and will take approximately 40 minutes to complete. The trail will end with lunch at Westmere.

Postgraduate Treasure Trail

Date
Tuesday 24th September 2019 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
University Station
Description
If you are a new postgraduate student (MA, MSc) at the University of Birmingham, join our postgraduate treasure trail to discover our beautiful campus and meet new friends. The trail starts at the University Station and will take approximately 40 minutes to complete.

Postgraduate Coffee and Cake

Date
Wednesday 25th September 2019 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Welcome Events Marquee Green Heart
Description
This is a great opportunity for new postgraduates (taught and research) to meet the University's support providers and receive advice on taking full advantage of their time at the University of Birmingham - all in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Insider Secrets for Postgraduate Researchers

Date
Thursday 26th September 2019 (15:30-17:00)
Location:
Westmere
Description
If you are a new postgraduate researcher (MRes, PhD etc.) at the University of Birmingham, then this is a session not to be missed. The session aims to bring new and current postgraduate researchers together to share useful tips about postgraduate life at the University of Birmingham.

PhD Chat

Date
Friday 27th September 2019 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Westmere
Description
Being a PhD researcher is a hugely rewarding journey in many ways, but can also involve some challenges. You may have many questions and concerns about your PhD journey and might be feeling like you are the only one feeling this way.

Postgraduate Researcher BBQ

Date
Friday 27th September 2019 (16:30-18:30)
Location:
Westmere
Description
What better way to start the new academic year with a BBQ at the Westmere PGR Hub. The BBQ is free for all postgraduate researchers (PhD and MRes), but places are limited, so please reserve your place to avoid disappointment!

Insider Secrets for Part-time and Distance Postgraduate Researchers

Date
Saturday 28th September 2019 (10:00-15:30)
Location:
Westmere
Description
If you are a part-time or distance postgraduate researcher at the University of Birmingham, then this is a session not to be missed. The event will include practical tips on pursuing a part-time research degree (e.g. managing your research, working with your supervisor, staying motivated)

Postgraduate Celebration & Networking event

Date
Tuesday 1st October 2019 (13:30-15:00)
Location:
Welcome Events Marquee Green Heart
Description
We invite all our new and current postgraduates (research and taught) to join us to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year. The event will give you an opportunity to catch up with your friends, colleagues and make new friends.

Insider Secrets for Postgraduate Researchers (repeat)

Date
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Westmere
Description
If you are a new postgraduate researcher at the University of Birmingham, then this is a session not to be missed. The session aims to bring new and current postgraduate researchers together to share useful tips about postgraduate life at the University of Birmingham.

Making the most of your time as an international postgraduate researcher

Date
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 (16:00-17:30)
Location:
Westmere
Description
If you are an international postgraduate researcher, join us for a discussion about how to make the most of your time in the UK as a postgraduate student.

Shut up & Work (Taster session)

Date
Thursday 3rd October 2019 (12:30-17:00)
Location:
Westmere
Description
Our Shut up & Work sessions aim to help you work more productively in a supportive environment. You come along, set your targets for the day and work in a supportive environment until you achieve your target.

Coffee and Catch-up: Have a Crafty Coffee!

Date
Wednesday 9th October (10:00) - Wednesday 18th December 2019 (11:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Are you a parent or carer who is also pursuing a postgraduate degree at the University of Birmingham? Take time out for a crafty coffee and catch-up at Westmere with fellow postgraduate researchers. Share your experiences of juggling research and responsibility.

Postgraduate Talk & Walk

Date
Friday 11th October 2019 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Westmere
Description
Are you feeling a little overwhelmed with all the welcome activities and your to-do list for the new academic year? Join our wellbeing walk in Westmere and Winterbourne to de-stress and end the week feeling relaxed.

Tea with your supervisor

Date
Friday 25th October 2019 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
PGRs! Invite your supervisor for a hearty tête à tête over some lively jazz music set amidst the picturesque Westmere gardens.

PG Skills: Stand out and get ahead in the recruitment process

Date
Monday 28th October 2019 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
G30 Aston Webb
Description
Learn how to utilise your research skills, investigate your sector (both academia and industry), prep for interview and get inside the heads of future employers.

Westmere Halloween Party

Date
Wednesday 30th October 2019 (18:30-20:30)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
All our postgraduate researchers are invited to join us for a spooktacular night in the Westmere House.

PhD Chat: Working productively

Date
Thursday 31st October 2019 (12:30-14:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
The aim of our PhD Chat session is to give you 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 is focussed on a specific discussion topic related to pursuing a postgraduate research degree.

PhD Chat: Academic Writing Tips #acwrimo

Date
Thursday 28th November 2019 (12:30-14:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
The aim of our PhD Chat session is to give you an opportunity to meet other PGRs, ask any questions, learn about the support available as well as share your experience and help others. Discussion topic: Academic writing tips
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