University Graduate School events

Shut up & Work

Shut up & Work
Date
Friday 21st September 2018 (09:30) - Monday 28th January 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.

Afternoon tea and games at Westmere

Date
Saturday 22nd September 2018 (11:00-15:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
´╗┐Join us for an afternoon tea at Westmere to meet other postgraduate researchers, the Westmere Scholars and members of the University Graduate School team. The event is free for all postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham. Families and kids are welcome!

PhD Treasure Trail

Date
Monday 24th September 2018 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
Meeting place: 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.

Insider secrets for postgraduate researchers

Date
Wednesday 26th September 2018 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
The session aims to bring new and current postgraduate researchers together to share useful tips about postgraduate life at the University of Birmingham.

Yoga at Westmere

Date
Wednesday 26th September 2018 (16:30) - Wednesday 20th February 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 27th September 2018 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
The event will include: Discussion on 'Starting your PhD: Planning the first three months' and an opportunity to meet other postgraduate researchers over lunch.

Postgraduate BBQ

Date
Thursday 27th September 2018 (17:00-19:00)
Location:
Westmere House (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
This will be a great opportunity to relax, take a break from your busy schedule and meet other postgraduate researchers. As well as food and drinks, we will have fun activities for you to enjoy as well!

Insider secrets for part-time and distance PGRs

Date
Saturday 29th September 2018 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
If you are a part-time or distance postgraduate researcher, 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, managing your well-being, staying motivated).

Postgraduate Coffee & Cake

Date
Monday 1st October 2018 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
Welcome Marquee (Opposite Bramall Building)
Description
Postgraduate Coffee & Cake event is a great opportunity to meet other postgraduate researchers as well as some of the University's support providers for postgraduate researchers.

Insider secrets for postgraduate researchers (repeat)

Date
Thursday 4th October 2018 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
The session aims to bring new and current postgraduate researchers together to share useful tips about postgraduate life at the University of Birmingham.

Research Showcase & Human Bingo

Date
Tuesday 9th October 2018 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Welcome Marquee (Opposite Bramall Building)
Description
Join us to find out about the exciting research conducted by our postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham and meet your fellow researchers as well as members of staff.

Westmere Workout

Date
Wednesday 10th October (16:00) - Wednesday 28th November 2018 (17:00)
Location:
Westmere House (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
Join us for Westmere Workout if you fancy running around some of the nice local scenery or if you want to exercise in the comfort of the Westmere building. Open to all postgraduate researchers.

Research Across Campus

Date
Thursday 11th October 2018 (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.

PGR Walk and Talk

Date
Friday 12th October 2018 (12:00-13:15)
Location:
Winterbourne
Description
Join our wellbeing walk in Winterbourne to de-stress and end the week feeling relaxed. The walk will take 45 minutes, followed by lunch at Westmere.

Westmere Lunch Club

Date
Monday 15th October (12:00) - Monday 3rd December 2018 (13:00)
Location:
Westmere PGR Hub
Description
Do you ever find yourself eating lunch at your desk? Why not come to the Westmere Lunch Club and enjoy your lunch with other PGRs and the Westmere Scholars. It is a great chance to network, but also to take a real break at lunch time and get away from work.

Icing Westmere's Cakes

Date
Wednesday 31st October 2018 (16:00-17:00)
Location:
Westmere House (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
Join us at the first of our monthly sessions as we literally put the icing on the cake at the Westmere PGR hub! A perfect way to take your mind off your PhD for just a little while and to get your creative juices flowing in another way.
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