Postgraduate students: your May update

If you’re a Taught (PGT) and Research (PGR) Postgraduate student, read on for a roundup of the latest news, events, and announcements...

Last chance to have your say! 

Taught students don’t miss out on your chance to make your voice heard through the in the Postgraduate Survey (PGS) - a new survey by the Office for Students to help improve the experience of taught postgraduate students across England. 

Your views can make a difference. Fill out the survey before it closes on Tuesday 31 May. Find out more here. 

Get involved in the Postgraduate Research Festival 

The Postgraduate Research Festival (#UoBPGRFest) is happening on 16-17 June 2022 - the biggest celebration of postgraduate research at the University of Birmingham, giving postgrads from all disciplines the opportunity to share their work with fellow postgraduates, academics, and other members of the University. 

Event registration will be going live soon, but you can get involved now by Entering our Research Poster Competition by Tuesday 31 May; Submitting an abstract for our PGR Talks themed on ‘Civic Researchers in Action’ by Tuesday 31 May, and following our #UoBPGRFest hashtag on Twitter! 

Taught Postgraduate Workshops 

Get your Masters dissertation and assignments on track with the University Graduate School's summer PGT Essentials workshops. Happening in June, July, and August, hone your research skills, academic writing, and editing techniques with these online workshops in collaboration with the Academic Skills Centre. Sign up here! 


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