New postgraduate researchers

The University Graduate School runs a variety of academic, social and wellbeing activities throughout the year. You can find us in Westmere, which is the centre for postgraduate researcher workshops and activities, and visit our events calendar online.  

There will be many postgraduate researcher activities taking place in September and October to help you settle in and find your way around. We encourage you to take the opportunity to meet other postgraduate researchers and members of staff by attending these activities. To find out more and register for these activities, please visit our events page.

Monthly welcome and induction activities

The University Graduate School (UGS) run monthly induction activities to welcome postgraduate researchers joining the University at different times of the year. These induction activities will give you an opportunity to meet other postgraduate researchers (new and current), key PGR support staff, as well as find out about the resources available to you within the University. Our monthly welcome and induction activities for postgraduate researchers will be taking place on the following dates. For more detailed information and to register, please follow the links below:

25 March 2020 (Wednesday)  

29 April 2020 (Wednesday)

27 May 2020 (Wednesday)  

29 July 2020 (Wednesday)

The University Graduate School also run events for postgraduate researchers throughout the year. They are a great opportunity to meet other postgraduate researchers and find out about the wider researcher community. For more information about our induction activities, please contact Katie Mill, Postgraduate Community Engagement Manager.  

Useful information

What are the first things you should do when starting out as a postgraduate researcher?


If your arrival date has prevented you from attending induction events or talks you can still catch up on the presentations or find links to online resources.


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