University Graduate School Events

The University is committed to supporting and creating a vibrant postgraduate community where each postgraduate can access valuable opportunities to meet with fellow postgraduates, develop transferable skills and gain careers support. As part of this commitment, we offer a variety of academic, social and wellbeing activities throughout the year. Annual opportunities to develop skills and share your work are delivered by the University Graduate School. These include the Research Poster Conference, the Three Minute Thesis competition, and the Images of Research competition for postgraduate researchers and Images of Study competition for postgraduate taught students.  

View our events listing below to see events tailored for postgraduates or visit our events calendar for an overview of the next few months. Events marked as PG are open to all postgraduates at the University of Birmingham, whilst those marked as PGR are tailored to Postgraduate Researchers and those marked as PGT are tailored to Postgraduate Taught students.

12Oct

PGT Career Planning Masterclass (On campus)

Dates
Tuesday 12 October 2021 (11:00-12:30)
Location
To be confirmed
Description
This interactive session will focus on how identifying values, motivations and strengths can help with career decision-making and career management.
13Oct

PGR Careers Beyond Academia: How to Research Your Options

Dates
Wednesday 13 October 2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location
Online - hosted via Zoom
Description
Join us for an virtual 'tour' of go-to online careers resources for postgraduate researchers interested in researching career options beyond academia
13Oct

PGT Career Planning Masterclass (Online)

Dates
Wednesday 13 October 2021 (14:00-15:00)
Location
Online
Description
This interactive session will focus on how identifying values, motivations and strengths can help with career decision-making and career management.
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14Oct

PGT Shut Up and Work

Dates
Thursday 14 October 2021 (13:00-16:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
Join a supportive, structured working session, where you can get on with your writing, reading and studying distraction-free.

 

 

 

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