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.

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24Jan

PG: Yoga - Monday Wind-down

Dates
Monday 24 January 2022 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Online via Zoom
Description
Take time away from your day to reset mentally and physically with this short yoga practice, no experience necessary! During the class participants will be muted so feel free to have your own music on at home if you wish.
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25Jan

UGS Talks

Dates
Tuesday 25 January 2022 (13:30-15:00)
Location
Bramall Concert Hall, Online
Description
Take time away from your day to reset mentally and physically with this short yoga practice, no experience necessary! During the class participants will be muted so feel free to have your own music on at home if you wish.
27Jan

PGR Shut up and Work - Weekly Thursdays

Dates
Thursday 27 January 2022 (13:00-16:30)
Location
MS Teams
Description
Co-working sessions for PGRs from all Colleges and years of study. Come tackle your to-do list and get more done!
31Jan

PGR Essentials: Getting Started

Dates
Monday 31 January 2022 (11:00-12:30)
Location
Zoom - registration required
Description
The University Graduate Schools runs our induction session 'PGR Essentials: Getting Started' every other month. They are a great opportunity for postgraduate researchers to get to know the University Graduate School and to ask questions and receive advice from current PGRs.
31Jan

PGR: Westmere Chinese New Year Party

Dates
Monday 31 January 2022 (15:00-17:30)
Location
Westmere House (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
Happy Chinese New Year! Come get in the festive spirit with a postgraduate researcher Chinese New Year party at Westmere House, ran by our PGR Westmere Scholars.
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31Jan

PG: Yoga - Monday Wind-down

Dates
Monday 31 January 2022 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Online via Zoom
Description
Take time away from your day to reset mentally and physically with this short yoga practice, no experience necessary! During the class participants will be muted so feel free to have your own music on at home if you wish.
2Feb

PGT Essentials: Research Skills

Dates
Wednesday 2 February 2022 (14:00-15:00)
Location
Online - a link will be sent to you before the event
Description
A workshop examining approaches to and methods of research, ahead of Semester Two assignments and dissertations.
3Feb

PGR Shut up and Work - Weekly Thursdays

Dates
Thursday 3 February 2022 (13:00-16:30)
Location
MS Teams
Description
Co-working sessions for PGRs from all Colleges and years of study. Come tackle your to-do list and get more done!
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7Feb

PG: Yoga - Monday Wind-down

Dates
Monday 7 February 2022 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Online via Zoom
Description
Take time away from your day to reset mentally and physically with this short yoga practice, no experience necessary! During the class participants will be muted so feel free to have your own music on at home if you wish.

 

 

 

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