As a new PGR student there is a lot to find out about. We have developed a series of induction modules which, together with our new PGR Guide are designed to help you make a successful start to your research degree. 

During the week beginning 02 November, we have a series of online sessions planned to help to you settle in. We’re really looking forward to welcoming you all!

Welcome Reception

We will host our Welcome reception and 'Taste of Aberdeen' event in person when it is safe to do so. Details to follow.

Orientation Week

Check out the timetable below:

Don't forget to complete online registration for PGR students so you can take part in orientation week!

 

Orientation Week: 02 -05 November 2020

Click the tabs below to find out about individual sessions.

Your PhD Milestones and Progression

During your postgraduate degree there are various point for review and for assessment of your progress. This session will provide you with more information about what to expect and when they will take place. 

This session will be delivered by Microsoft Teams, link to follow.

Immigration and Visas

This session will give you an overview of the things you can and can’t do while studying in the UK on a Tier 4 visa. It will also explore the options you have to work in the UK and the possible routes available to you at the end of your studies to look for work in the UK. You will be able to meet the Head of the Tier 4 and Immigration team and our International Student Advisers with opportunities to ask questions at an informal Q&A.

This session will be delivered by Microsoft Teams, link to follow

Working with your Supervisor

This short course is designed to give you time to explore how to set up the relationship with your supervisor, what your expectations are, what supervisors want from you and how to work together during your degree. You will leave with action plans to help improve and develop your relationship with your supervisor(s).

This session will be delivered on Microsoft Teams, link to follow

Training and Development

In this session we will explore the 2020/21 PGR training programme and help you make a plan for your development during this academic year.

This session will be delivered on Microsoft Teams, link to follow

Your Studentship

If you are in receipt of a funded studentship, this session will give you an overview of how your funding will work, information about research training grants and any specific requirements there are for reporting and submission timeframes.

This session will be delivered on Microsoft Teams, link to follow