Getting Started with your PhD

Getting Started with your PhD

As a new postgraduate researcher there is a lot to find out about. We have a series of online orientation and welcome events to help you settle into university life.

Our on-demand resources can help you navigate your PhD with confidence:


The Postgraduate Research School runs a university-wide Orientation for new postgraduate researchers (PGRs). It is a great opportunity to meet fellow researchers from other disciplines and get to know the teams within the university here to support you throughout your time here.

The next Orientation will take place on Tuesday 21st of May 2024 from 12 - 2. This will be taking place in Crombie Halls on the Old Aberdeen campus with the option to join the welcome session online for distance students. You will find full details on the Course Booking System - please sign up either to the in person or online event accordingly if you are planning to attend. 

Any questions please email