Subject Inductions: Postgraduate Taught Students

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are providing a range of induction activities and information online via our Virtual Learning Environment, Moodle. We would like to welcome you properly to the College of Arts, and for this purpose once you have registered, please take a look at our College Induction Moodle, and particularly the section designed for Taught Postgraduate Students.

To access the Induction Moodle you will need the the enrolment key, which will been sent to you by email.

Access the College of Arts Induction Moodle

January 2021 programme inductions

See the induction information below for the MSc Applied Linguistics, MSc Media Management and MSc Creative Industries & Cultural Policy programmes.

Applied Linguistics, MSc

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Thursday 7 January 2021
Time: 9am
Programme Convenor: Professor Tom Bartlett

What will it cover: This meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to the staff and fellow students on the MSc Applied Linguistics programme. The induction will cover:

  • the study environment
  • core and option courses
  • navigating the online learning environment
  • reading groups and research seminars
  • writing support
  • student welfare and support
  • funding opportunities for further research

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc Applied Linguistics programme.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.


Creative Industries and Cultural Policy, MSc

Induction information for January 2021 tbc.

If you have a question about the MSc Creative Industries & Cultural Policy, please contact the programme convenor Dr Melanie Selfe: melanie.selfe@glasgow.ac.uk


Media Management, MSc

Induction information for January 2021 tbc.

If you have a question about the MSc Media Management, please contact the programme convenor Dr Gillian Doyle: gillian.doyle@glasgow.ac.uk


School of Critical Studies Postgraduate Taught Degrees

It is vital that you attend your induction events, taking place between 14-18 September 2020. You will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, and receive information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Links to Zoom induction events will be sent to you via email.

Please click on your programme title below to see full details.

Applied Linguistics, MSc

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Thursday 7 January 2021
Time: 9am
Programme Convenor: Professor Tom Bartlett

What will it cover: This meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to the staff and fellow students on the MSc Applied Linguistics programme. The induction will cover:

  • the study environment
  • core and option courses
  • navigating the online learning environment
  • reading groups and research seminars
  • writing support
  • student welfare and support
  • funding opportunities for further research

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc Applied Linguistics programme.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.


Creative Writing, MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you attend as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 1-3pm
Programme ConvenorColin Herd

What will it cover: This will provide a comprehensive introduction to the programme, teaching style and delivery. You will also be introduced to teaching staff and have the chance to meet your fellow students. We will be sharing information about how to get involved with the student-run journal associated with the programme and the Stay at Home Literary Fringe.

In the evening, there is also a book launch for Dr Reeder’s new novel ‘An Archive of Happiness’.

Attendance: We ask that all students registered on the MLitt Creative Writing to attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled. Please email your programme convenor if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please make sure you are academically registered and enrolled in courses listed under ‘My Requirements’.

We want to make sure you all get to know one another even though we will be tuning in from different locations. In advance of the induction activities, please can you all take a few minutes to send the following to Colin.Herd@Glasgow.ac.uk with the subject line “Induction Introduction” – we will put this together in advance of the induction.

  • Name
  • Programme (Distance Learning or Campus / PT or FT)
  • Interests
  • Hopes for the programme
  • Where you will be accessing the induction from
  • A photo of yourself:
  • A photo of a place that inspires you in your writing + brief caption about it

Induction Walk

Weather permitting, for those who are on campus, we are holding a short, socially distanced induction walk around the West End and the University Campus. For those unable to attend, we will also be posting a digital version.

Date:  Thursday 17 September 2020
Time:  1-2.30pm
Location: Outside 5 Lilybank Gardens

What will it cover: This is an opportunity for orientation on the campus and the west end, taking particular heed of where we as writers might take inspiration.

Attendance: Optional

Preparation required: Please notify Colin Herd at the induction on 15 September or by email on Colin.Herd@glasgow.ac.uk if you would like to attend.

Creative Writing Inaugural Event: Creative Conversations with Nicholson Baker (Zoom Event)

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 
5pm

What will it cover: An opportunity to hear the award winning novelist and non fiction writer Nicholson Baker in conversation with Dr Zoe Strachan.


Creative Writing Distance Learning, MLitt

Links to all zoom meetings have been sent by email. If you have not recieved these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you attend as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 1-3pm
Programme Convenor
Carolyn Jess-Cooke

What will it cover: This will provide a comprehensive introduction to the programme, teaching style and delivery. You will also be introduced to teaching staff and have the chance to meet your fellow students. We will be sharing information about how to get involved with the student-run journal associated with the programme and the Stay at Home Literary Fringe.

In the evening, there is also a book launch for Dr Reeder’s new novel ‘An Archive of Happiness’.

Attendance: We ask that all students registered on the MLitt Creative Writing to attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled. Please email your programme convenor if you are unable to attend.

Preparation requiredPlease make sure you are academically registered and enrolled in courses listed under ‘My Requirements’.

We want to make sure you all get to know one another even though we will be tuning in from different locations. In advance of the induction activities, please can you all take a few minutes to send the following to Colin.Herd@Glasgow.ac.uk with the subject line “Induction Introduction” – we will put this together in advance of the induction.

  • Name
  • Programme (Distance Learning or Campus / PT or FT)
  • Interests
  • Hopes for the programme
  • Where you will be accessing the induction from
  • A photo of yourself:
  • A photo of a place that inspires you in your writing + brief caption about it

Creative Writing Inaugural Event: Creative Conversations with Nicholson Baker (Zoom Event)

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 
5pm

What will it cover: An opportunity to hear the award winning novelist and non fiction writer Nicholson Baker in conversation with Dr Zoe Strachan.


English Language & Linguistics, MSc

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you attend as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 


English Literature MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

What it will cover: The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you attend as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students registered on one of the MLitt in English Literature or Creative Writing programmes.

Preparation required: None

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 2pm 
Programme ConvenorDr Matthew Sangster

What will it cover: This meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to others on the MLitt English Literature programme.

The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme.  We'll cover the option courses, timetable, reading lists, grading system, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have. We'll also discuss the wider university context and the particular issues that we'll face in this unusual year.

Attendance: This is for all students registered on the MLitt English Literature programme (note that the MLitts in Fantasy, American Modern Literature and Modernities have separate inductions).  We ask that all students attend induction if at all possible. Please email Matthew.Sangster@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please start registration.  You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage, although it's worth looking carefully at the options available and enrolling for those you're keen to take. If you wish to take out-of-subject options, please remember to run these past the convenor.


English Literature: American Modern Literature, MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

What will it cover:
 The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School.

There will also be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes (please see the information below).

Programme Induction

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm
Programme ConvenorsDr Chris Gair and Dr Stephen Burn

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenors (Stephen Burn and Chris Gair) and your future classmates.  The induction will look at the degree’s structure and expectations.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt in American Modern Literature. We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled. Please email the convener of your programme if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please start registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.

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English Literature: Fantasy, MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

What it will cover: The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you attend as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students registered on one of the MLitt in English Literature or Creative Writing programmes.

Preparation required: None

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September
Time: 2-3pm 
Programme Convenor: Dr Dimitra Fimi

What will it cover: You will be able to meet the course convener (Dr Dimitra Fimi) and your fellow-students. The induction will explore the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, assessments, the virtual learning environment, extracurricular opportunities, hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt Fantasy.

Preparation required: Please make sure you have started registration.


English Literature: Modernities - Literature, Theory, Culture, MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

What will it cover:
 The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you come along as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School.

There will also be programme inductions for all postgraduate taught programmes (please see the information below).

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 2pm
Programme ConvenorsDr Sophie Vlacos

What will it cover: This is possibly your first opportunity to meet the programme convenor (Dr Sophie Vlacos), and your future classmates.

The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.  We will also spend some time getting to know one another.

Attendance: This is for all students registered on the MLitt in Modernities programme. We ask that all students attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled. Please email Sophie.Vlacos@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please start registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.

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English Literature: Victorian Literature, MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you attend as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 


Ministry, Theology & Practice, MTh

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you attend as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School.


Speech, Language and Sociolinguistics MSc

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

The School of Critical Studies is welcoming all its new and continuing postgraduates in September. It is vital that you attend as you will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 


School of Culture and Creative Arts Postgraduate Taught Degrees

It is vital that you attend your induction events, taking place between 14-18 September 2020. You will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, and receive information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Links to Zoom induction events will be sent to you via email.

Please click on your programme title below to see full details.

History of Art, MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Subject Name: History of Art
Programmes Covered: MLitt History of Art, MSc Collecting & Provenance, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 11am

What will it cover: A virtual meet and greet for all History of Art students, and introduction to the subject at the University of Glasgow.

Attendance: Required by all new PGT students in History of Art.

Preparation required: None

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 2-4pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Tom Nichols

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Tom Nichols) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.  

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MLitt History of Art.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

 


History of Art: Collecting and Provenance in an International Context, MSc

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Subject Name: History of Art
Programmes Covered: MLitt History of Art, MSc Collecting & Provenance, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 11am

What will it cover: A virtual meet and greet for all History of Art students, and introduction to the subject at the University of Glasgow.

Attendance: Required by all new PGT students in History of Art.

Preparation required: None

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 2pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Minna Törmä

This induction will take place via Zoom. You will be sent a meeting link via email. If you have not received this please contact MinnaKatriina.Torma@glasgow.ac.uk

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Dr Minna Törmä) and your future classmates. The induction will include a presentation looking at the structure and expectations of the course, core courses, option courses, and the virtual online learning environment.

This will be followed by a Q&A session where you will also get a chance to meet our PGT Administrator Ioulia Kolovou, who will explain her role and responsibilities, and Dr Christa Roodt who is teaching the Provenance course in semester 1. 

You will also be offered individual online tutorials at the beginning to discuss your career aspirations, the choices for optional courses and other matters of concern.

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MSc History of Art: Collecting and Provenance.

Preparation required: Please have started registration for the progamme.


History of Art: Dress and Textile Histories, MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Subject Name: History of Art
Programmes Covered: MLitt History of Art, MSc Collecting & Provenance, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 11am

What will it cover: A virtual meet and greet for all History of Art students, and introduction to the subject at the University of Glasgow.

Attendance: Required by all new PGT students in History of Art.

Preparation required: None

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 2-4pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Sally Tuckett

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Sally Tuckett) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.  

Individual Zoom appointments with Dr Sally Tuckett will be taking place on Tuesday 15 September, 9:30am-12pm. If you would like to arrange an appointment please email: sally.tuckett@glasgow.ac.uk

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MLitt Dress & Textile Histories.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

Meet and Greet (in person)

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 11am-12pm

What will it cover: A socially distance, in-person meeting in Kelvingrove Park (weather dependent, please wrap up warm/bring umbrellas etc!). Location details will be sent by email.

Attendance: Optional for MLitt Dress & Textile Histories students.

Preparation required: None

Doors Open Day Webinars

Dates and Times: Wednesday 16 September 2020, 6-7pm and Friday 18 September 2020, 3-4pm

What will it cover: Glasgow Doors Open Day Virtual Festival: Two Glasgows – Scotland, Linen and Clothing the Enslaved, Dr Sally Tuckett (16/09) and Opening the Wardrobe Doors of Glasgow Museums, Rebecca Quinton (18/09). Booking required for both events.

Attendance: Optional for MLitt Dress & Textile Histories students.

Preparation required: Book online via the Glasgow Doors Open Day Website

Dress Historians at the Movies

Date: Friday 18 September 2020
Times: 11am-1pm

What will it cover: This is a Netflix Party!

Attendance: Optional for MLitt Dress & Textile Histories and Technical Art History students.

Preparation required: Netflix subscription is required – if this is a problem, please email sally.tuckett@glasgow.ac.uk

 


History of Art: Technical Art History, Making & Meaning, MLitt

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

Technical Art History Induction Week

In addition to your subject and programme inductions, there are various virtual and in-person activites organised for Technical Art History students, including a visit to the Hunterian Museum (date and time TBC). Details of the other activites are below.

Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Subject Name: History of Art
Programmes Covered: MLitt History of Art, MSc Collecting & Provenance, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 11am

What will it cover: A virtual meet and greet for all History of Art students, and introduction to the subject at the University of Glasgow.

Attendance: Required by all new PGT students in History of Art.

Preparation required: None

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting 

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 4pm
Programme Convenor: Professor Christina Young

What will it cover: The Zoom Induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. This will be followed by a Technical Art History quiz on our virtual learning platform, Moodle.

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MLitt Technical Art History: Making & Meaning.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

Technical Art History Tour (in-person)

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 11am
Location: Meeting point under the Cloisters

What will it cover: This is an opportunity to meet (in-person and with social distancing) your four main tutors: Christina Young, Mark Richter, Margaret Smith and Caroline Rae, and of course each other. We plan to meet you under the cloisters (under cover but open air) in the main part of the University and then take you on a tour of the main buildings (at least from the outside) in which you will have your lectures and workshops.

Attendance: Recommended for all MLitt Technical Art History students. 

Preparation required: None.

Behind the Scenes at Kelvin Hall 

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 11am

What will it cover: Your programme convenor, Christina Young, will take you on a live virtual tour (via Zoom) inside the Hunterian at Kevin Hall, where the Technical Art History programme is based. The tour will give you a beind the scenes look into the Study Centre, Collections Store and Conservation labs.

Attendance: Recommended for all MLitt Technical Art History students. 

Preparation required: None.

Hunterian Museum Trip (in-person) 

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: Meet your programme convenor, Profesor Christina Young, for a (socially distanced) visit to the University's Hunterian Museum and view some of the world-class collections.

Attendance: Recommended for all MLitt Technical Art History students. 

Preparation required: None.

Dress Historians at the Movies

Date: Friday 18 September 2020
Times: 11am-1pm

What will it cover: This is a Netflix Party!

Attendance: Optional for Technical Art History and MLitt Dress & Textile Histories students.

Preparation required: Netflix subscription is required – if this is a problem, please email sally.tuckett@glasgow.ac.uk

 


Creative Industries and Cultural Policy, MSc

Induction information for January 2021 tbc.

If you have a question about the MSc Creative Industries & Cultural Policy, please contact the programme convenor Dr Melanie Selfe: melanie.selfe@glasgow.ac.uk


Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art), MLitt

Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 12 September 2019
Time: 11am-1pm
Location: CPCA Studio Room 5-021 (5th floor), Stow College

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the Programme convenors and your future classmates.  

Attendance: This is for all taught postgraduate students starting the Curatorial Practice MLitt programme.

Preparation required: None

 

 


Film & Television Studies, MLitt

An email has been sent to you with meeting links for Zoom induction activities. If you have not received this, please contact your programme convenor.

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 10am
Programme Convenor: Ian Garwood

What will it cover: The programme convenor, Ian Garwood, will talk you through the structure of the programme and endeavour to answer any questions or concerns you might have about the programme and your studies at Glasgow. 

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MLitt Film and TV. If you cannot attend please email ian.garwood@glasgow.ac.uk.

Preparation required: Prior to the induction meeting you are required to register for the programme.

Library Zoom Induction 

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 1pm

What will it cover: College of Arts Librarian, Morag Greig, will provide an introduction to the University library via Zoom.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for MLitt Film and TV. 

Preparation required: None

 


Film Curation, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date:  Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time:  1pm
Programme Convenor: Lizelle Bisschoff

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you via email. If you have not received this please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Lizelle Bisschoff) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MSc Film Curation.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. 


Historically Informed Performance Practice (in conjunction with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), MMus

Subject Induction

Subject Name: TBC
Programmes covered: TBC

Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Location: TBC

What will it cover: A general, informal induction and an opportunity to meet other PG students beginning their studies in Music in 2018. The event will be a relaxed, informal session, providing some essential information on the practicalities of PG study in music, as well as an opportunity to spend some social time with your fellow postgraduate students. 

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate students (taught and research) starting a course in Music in 2018.

Preparation required: None

Music PGT Library Induction

Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Location: TBC

Attendance: This induction is for all students undertaking a Postgraduate Taught Degree in Music. 


Media Management, MSc

Induction information for January 2021 tbc.

If you have a question about the MSc Media Management, please contact the programme convenor Dr Gillian Doyle: gillian.doyle@glasgow.ac.uk


Music Industries, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 21 September 2020
Time: 4pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Matt Brennan

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you via email. If you have not received this please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Dr Matt Brennan) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: Required for students registered for the MSc Music Industries programme.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

 


Musicology, MMus

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 22 September 2020
Time: 4pm
Programme Convenor: Dr David Code

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you via email. If you have not received this please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: Required for students registered for the MMus Musicology programme.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

 


Playwriting & Dramaturgy, MLitt

Zoom Programme Induction 

Date:  Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time:  2pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Stephen Greer

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you via email. If you have not received this please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Stephen Greer) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.    

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MLitt Playwriting & Dramaturgy.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. 

 


Sound Design & Audiovisual Practice, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 21 September 2020
Time: 1.30pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Louise Harris

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you via email. If you have not received this please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: Required for students registered for the MSc Sound Design & AV Practice programme.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

 


Textile Conservation, MPhil

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Subject Name: History of Art
Programmes Covered: MLitt History of Art, MSc Collecting & Provenance, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History and MPhil Textil Conservation

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 11am

What will it cover: A virtual meet and greet for all History of Art students, and introduction to the subject at the University of Glasgow.

Attendance: Required by all new PGT students in History of Art.

Preparation required: None

Programme Zoom Induction

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time: 12pm
Programme Convenor: Karen Thompson

What will it cover: This Zoom induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course, and cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MPhil Textile Conservation.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.


Theatre Studies, MLitt

Zoom Programme Induction

Date:  Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time:  2pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Stephen Greer

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you by email. If you have not received this please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Stephen Greer) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.    

Attendance: Required for all students registered for MLitt Theatre Studies.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

 


School of Humanities Postgraduate Taught Degrees

It is vital that you attend your induction events, taking place between 14-18 September 2020. You will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, and receive information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Links to Zoom induction events will be sent to you via email.

Please click on your programme title below to see full details.

Ancient Cultures, MSc

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 2-4pm
Programme ConvenorDr Lisa Hau

What will it cover: This will be held via Zoom and the link to the meeting will be emailed to you. You’ll be welcomed by a range of relevant staff, who will each introduce you to their subject area and its place within the Ancient Cultures degree. You will also be given a lot of useful information about the upcoming year.

Attendance: We ask that all students registered for the MSc in Ancient Cultures attend induction as it cannot be rescheduled. Please email Kelly Rae if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Archaeology, MSc

Archaeology Induction Week

Meeting links for all Zoom indictions activities have been sent via email. If you have not received these, please contact kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk.

Subject Zoom Meeting

Programmes covered: MSc Archaeology, MSc Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MSc Conflict Archaeology and Heritage 
Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 10:30am - 12pm  

What will it cover: This welcome meeting for Archaeology’s Masters Programmes will include:

  • Welcome to Archaeology from Head of Subject Kenny Brophy
  • Introductions from Archaeology Staff
  • Presentation: Overview of key research areas and staff supervising projects in them; PGT Archaeology courses and related courses in allied subject areas; community ethos; key events and activities
  • Break out groups for coffee

Attendance: Compulsory for all taught postgraduates starting a postgraduate programme in Archaeology. Please attend the your subject and programme meetings. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: None

Programme Zoom Meeting

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 10:30am - 12pm  
Programme Convenor: Dr Rachel Opitz

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor, Dr Rachel Opitz, and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have.  

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc in Archaeology, in addition to the Archaeology subject area induction programme. Please email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

On Friday 18th September Individual student meetings with programme convenors will likely take place, so please keep your diary clear. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk to arrange a time.

Glasgow Tours - Student Community Meetups 

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: All day

What will it cover: The Glasgow University Archaeology Society will be organizing small group visits to different outdoor, archaeology-relevant places around Glasgow. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk for a time to meet current Archaeology students and fellow new Masters students and get to know some of our top places in Glasgow.

Drop-in Virtual Coffee Sessions

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 10:30-11:30 and 15:30-16:30

What will it cover: Have a coffee and chat with staff from Archaeology over Zoom. Registration in advance is required. 

Roundtable Discussion - Big Issues in Contemporary Archaeological Practice

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 17:00

What will it cover: Bring your snacks and join us for a panel discussion among staff (and maybe some special guests) on priorities and challenges for archaeologists in 2020. This will be followed by a Q&A and informal discussion in breakout rooms. 

 


Classics & Ancient History, MSc

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Time:  1.30-2.30pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Jane Draycott

What will it cover: This will be held online via Zoom and the Zoom invitation will be sent in advance by email. It is a great opportunity to meet the programme convenor and your new classmates. This induction will contain a lot of useful information about the upcoming year, I would therefore strongly recommend joining us

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the Classics & Ancient History Msc.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completely academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.


Conflict Archaeology & Heritage, MSc

Archaeology Induction Week

Meeting links for all Zoom indictions activities have been sent via email. If you have not received these, please contact kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk.

Subject Zoom Meeting

Programmes covered: MSc Archaeology, MSc Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MSc Conflict Archaeology and Heritage 
Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 10:30am - 12pm  

What will it cover: This welcome meeting for Archaeology’s Masters Programmes will include:

  • Welcome to Archaeology from Head of Subject Kenny Brophy
  • Introductions from Archaeology Staff
  • Presentation: Overview of key research areas and staff supervising projects in them; PGT Archaeology courses and related courses in allied subject areas; community ethos; key events and activities
  • Break out groups for coffee

Attendance: Compulsory for all taught postgraduates starting a postgraduate programme in Archaeology. Please attend the your subject and programme meetings. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: None

Programme Zoom Meeting

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 1:30pm  
Programme Convenor: Dr Iain Banks

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor, Dr Iain Banks, and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have.  

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc in Conflict Archaeology & Heritage, in addition to the Archaeology subject area induction programme. Please email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

On Friday 18th September Individual student meetings with programme convenors will likely take place, so please keep your diary clear. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk to arrange a time.

Glasgow Tours - Student Community Meetups 

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: All day

What will it cover: The Glasgow University Archaeology Society will be organizing small group visits to different outdoor, archaeology-relevant places around Glasgow. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk for a time to meet current Archaeology students and fellow new Masters students and get to know some of our top places in Glasgow.

Drop-in Virtual Coffee Sessions

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 10:30-11:30 and 15:30-16:30

What will it cover: Have a coffee and chat with staff from Archaeology over Zoom. Registration in advance is required. 

Roundtable Discussion - Big Issues in Contemporary Archaeological Practice

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 17:00

What will it cover: Bring your snacks and join us for a panel discussion among staff (and maybe some special guests) on priorities and challenges for archaeologists in 2020. This will be followed by a Q&A and informal discussion in breakout rooms. 


Gender History, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Programme Convenor: Dr Tanya Cheadle

The Zoom meeting link has been sent via email. If you have not received this, please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered Gender History, MSc. Although attendance is not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you attend as unfortunately this cannot be rescheduled. Please email kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available.


History, MSc/PgDip

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Programme Convenor: Dr Stephen Marritt

The Zoom meeting link has been sent via email. If you have not received this please contact kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for History, MSc/PgDip. Although attendance is not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you attend as unfortunately this cannot be rescheduled. Please email kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Information Management & Preservation, MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

Subject Zoom Induction

Subject Name:  Information Studies 
Courses covered: MSc Information Management & Preservation and MSc Museum Studies 

Date:  Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 2-3.15pm

What will it cover: This will be your first chance to meet with staff from the school of humanities and in particular Information Studies, as well as the other students on your programme of study, and will include:

  • Welcome to the University and School of Humanities from the Head of School, Professor Michael Brady
  • Welcome to Information Studies from the Head of Suject, Dr Ian Anderson
  • Introduction to your programme from your convenor, Ms Adele Redhead
  • Meet the staff and students from your programme (break-out rooms)
  • Take a look at the rest of the induction week

Attendance: Required for all Postgraduate students registered on MSc Information Management & Preservation and MSc Museum Studies.

Preparation required: N/A

Programme Zoom Induction

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 2-3pm
Programme Convenor: Ms Adele Redhead

What will it cover: The session will being with a welcome from Dr Willliam Kilbride from the Digital Preservation Coalition. Your convenor, Dr Hilary Young, will then cover the programme structure and give an introduction to the University's Virtual Learning Environment -Moodle.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

Attendance: This is for all Postgraduate students registered on the MSc Information Management & Preservation.

Approaches to Teaching & Learning (Zoom Meeting)

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 2-3.45pm

What will it cover: This session will include a welcome and hello from some of the key staff from the Hunterian Museum. This will be followed by a group exercise, and finish with an introduction to the Careers Service and Graduate Attributes.

Preparation required: None

Attendance: This is for all Postgraduate students registered on the MSc Information Management & Preservation and MSc Museum Studies.

Library Zoom Introduction and Meet the PGR/GTAs

Date: Friday 18 September 2020
Time: 2-4pm

What will it cover: Meet some of the key staff from the University's Library & Archives, followed by an introduction to Postgraduate Researchers and GTAs in Information Studies. This session will finish with a quiz.

Preparation required: None

Attendance: This is for all Postgraduate students registered on the MSc Information Management & Preservation and MSc Museum Studies.

 


Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MSc/PgDip

Archaeology Induction Week

Meeting links for all Zoom indictions activities have been sent via email. If you have not received these, please contact kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk.

Subject Zoom Meeting

Programmes covered: MSc Archaeology, MSc Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MSc Conflict Archaeology and Heritage 
Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 10:30am - 12pm  

What will it cover: This welcome meeting for Archaeology’s Masters Programmes will include:

  • Welcome to Archaeology from Head of Subject Kenny Brophy
  • Introductions from Archaeology Staff
  • Presentation: Overview of key research areas and staff supervising projects in them; PGT Archaeology courses and related courses in allied subject areas; community ethos; key events and activities
  • Break out groups for coffee

Attendance: Compulsory for all taught postgraduates starting a postgraduate programme in Archaeology. Please attend the your subject and programme meetings. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: None

Programme Zoom Meeting

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 1:30pm  
Programme Convenor: Dr Nyree Finlay

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the course convenor, Dr Nyree Finlay, and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have.  

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc in Material Culture & Artefact Studies, in addition to the Archaeology subject area induction programme. Please email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk if you are unable to attend.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 

On Friday 18th September Individual student meetings with programme convenors will likely take place, so please keep your diary clear. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk to arrange a time.

Glasgow Tours - Student Community Meetups 

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: All day

What will it cover: The Glasgow University Archaeology Society will be organizing small group visits to different outdoor, archaeology-relevant places around Glasgow. Email kelly.rae@glasgow.ac.uk for a time to meet current Archaeology students and fellow new Masters students and get to know some of our top places in Glasgow.

Drop-in Virtual Coffee Sessions

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 10:30-11:30 and 15:30-16:30

What will it cover: Have a coffee and chat with staff from Archaeology over Zoom. Registration in advance is required. 

Roundtable Discussion - Big Issues in Contemporary Archaeological Practice

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 17:00

What will it cover: Bring your snacks and join us for a panel discussion among staff (and maybe some special guests) on priorities and challenges for archaeologists in 2020. This will be followed by a Q&A and informal discussion in breakout rooms. 

 


Medieval History, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Programme Convenor: Dr Stephen Marritt

The Zoom meeting link has been sent via email. If you have not received this please contact kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for MSc/PgDip Modern History. Although attendance is not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you attend as unfortunately this cannot be rescheduled. Please email kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Modern History, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Programme Convenor: Dr Stephen Marritt

The Zoom meeting link has been sent via email. If you have not received this please contact kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for MSc/PgDip Modern History. Although attendance is not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you attend as unfortunately this cannot be rescheduled. Please email kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


Museum Studies, MSc

Links to all zoom induction activities have been sent by email. If you have not received these, please contact your programme convenor.

Subject Zoom Induction

Subject Name:  Information Studies
Courses covered: MSc Museum Studies and MSc Information Management & Preservation

Date:  Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 2-3.15pm

What will it cover: This will be your first chance to meet with staff from the school of humanities and in particular Information Studies, as well as the other students on your programme of study, and will include:

  • Welcome to the University and School of Humanities from the Head of School, Professor Michael Brady
  • Welcome to Information Studies from the Head of Suject, Dr Ian Anderson
  • Introduction to your programme from your convenor, Dr Hilary Young
  • Meet the staff and students from your programme (break-out rooms)
  • Take a look at the rest of the induction week

Attendance: Required for all Postgraduate students registered on MSc Museum Studies and MSc Information Management & Preservation.

Preparation required: N/A

Programme Zoom Induction

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Time: 2-3pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Hilary Young

What will it cover: The session will being with a welcome from Dr Willliam Kilbride from the Digital Preservation Coalition. Your convenor, Dr Hilary Young, will then cover the programme structure and give an introduction to the University's Virtual Learning Environment -Moodle.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

Attendance: This is for all Postgraduate students registered on the MSc Museum Studies.

Approaches to Teaching & Learning (Zoom Meeting)

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 2-3.45pm

What will it cover: This session will include a welcome and hello from some of the key staff from the Hunterian Museum. This will be followed by a group exercise, and finish with an introduction to the Careers Service and Graduate Attributes.

Preparation required: None

Attendance: This is for all Postgraduate students registered on the MSc Museum Studies and MSc Information Management & Preservation.

Library Zoom Introduction and Meet the PGR/GTAs

Date: Friday 18 September 2020
Time: 2-4pm

What will it cover: Meet some of the key staff from the University's Library & Archives, followed by an introduction to Postgraduate Researchers and GTAs in Information Studies. This session will finish with a quiz.

Preparation required: None

Attendance: This is for all Postgraduate students registered on the MSc Museum Studies and MSc Information Management & Preservation.

 


Philosophy, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 21 September 2020
Time: 12.30-1.30pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Mona Simion

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you via email. If you have not received this, please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: You will meet the programme Convenor, Dr Mona Simion, who will discuss the structure of the MSc programmes, expectations for students, and convey other important information about MSc study, and more generally about Philosophy at Glasgow. She will also answer any questions you have about your programme.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc Philosophy and MSc Philosophy of Mind & Psychology.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.


Philosophy (Conversion), MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 21 September 2020
Time: 1.30-2.30pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Mona Simion

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you via email. If you have not received this, please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: You will meet the programme Convenor, Dr Mona Simion, who will discuss the structure of the MSc programmes, expectations for students, and convey other important information about MSc study, and more generally about Philosophy at Glasgow. She will also answer any questions you have about your programme.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc Philosophy Conversion.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.


Philosophy of Mind & Psychology, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 21 September 2020
Time: 12.30-1.30pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Mona Simion

The Zoom meeting link has been sent to you via email. If you have not received this, please contact your programme convenor.

What will it cover: You will meet the programme Convenor, Dr Mona Simion, who will discuss the structure of the MSc programmes, expectations for students, and convey other important information about MSc study, and more generally about Philosophy at Glasgow. She will also answer any questions you have about your programme.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc Philosophy and MSc Philosophy of Mind & Psychology.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.


Scottish History, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 14 September 2020
Programme Convenor: Dr Stephen Marritt

The Zoom meeting link has been sent via email. If you have not received this please contact kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenors and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We will cover the core courses, optional courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the programme. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for MSc/PgDip Scottish History. Although attendance is not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you attend as unfortunately this cannot be rescheduled. Please email kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration. You do not have to have completed academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available. 


War Studies, MSc

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 3pm
Programme Convenor: Professor Matthew Strickland

The Zoom meeting link has been sent via email. Please contact your programme convenor if you have not received this.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered for MSc War Studies. Although attendance is not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you attend as unfortunately this cannot be rescheduled. Please email kathleen.kennedy@glasgow.ac.uk if you will not be able to attend.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.


School of Modern Languages and Cultures Postgraduate Taught Degrees

It is vital that you attend your induction events, taking place between 14-18 September 2020. You will be introduced to the Postgraduate Conveners for your subject or programme, and receive information about training and being part of postgraduate life here in the School. 

Links to Zoom induction events will be sent to you via email.

Please click on your programme title below to see full details.

Comparative Literature, MLitt

Programme Induction

Date:  Tuesday 14 September 2020
Time:  4-6pm 
Programme Convenor: Dr Shanti Graheli

This will be held on Zoom. The meeting link will be emailed to your University of Glasgow email address.

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Dr Shanti Graheli), the co-convenor (Dr Henriette Partzsch) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course. We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MLitt in Comparative Literature.  

Preparation required: Please have reviewed your Programme Handbook and have started registration. You do not have to have completely academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available, and you will be given an individual advising appointment with Dr Graheli to confirm your options.

Advising appointments will run from Wednesday 16 to Friday 18 September (a Doodle Poll will be circulated via email to book your appointment); if you are not available on one of those days, please let Dr Graheli know (Shanti.Graheli@glasgow.ac.uk) as soon as possible, so that we can set up a meeting before then. This is so that you are ready to go come Monday morning!

The induction will be followed by a virtual get-together. Please bring along one object that is important to you, to introduce yourself to the others!


Translation Studies MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 10am-12pm 
Programme Convenor: Dr Jonathan Evans

This will take place on Zoom. The meeting link will be sent via email to your University of Glasgow email address. 

What will it cover: This is your first chance to meet the programme convenor (Dr Jonathan Evans) and your future classmates. The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the course.  We will cover the core courses, option courses, timetable, reading lists, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have about the course.   

Attendance: This is for all students registered for the MSc, PGDip and PGCert Translation Studies. If you cannot attend please contact Carolyn Donaldson.

Preparation required: Please have reviewed your Programme Handbook and have started registration. You do not have to have completely academic registration at this stage as we will discuss the Core and Optional choices available, and you will be given an individual advising appointment with Dr Evans to confirm your options.  

Advising appointments will run from Wednesday 16 to Friday 18 September (Doodle Poll to be circulated); if you are not available on one of those days, please let Dr Evans know (Jonathan.E.Evans@glasgow.ac.uk) as soon as possible, so that we can set up a meeting before then. This is so that you are ready to go come Monday morning!  

The induction will be followed later in the day by a virtual get-together. Please bring along one object that is important to you, to introduce yourself to the others!