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

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

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 14 September 2021
Time: 11am-12pm (live virtual Zoom session Welcome and Q&A session). N.B: there is a Moodle presentation that you should watch before this session, and you will receive an email reminder with details of this in advance. 

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 the School and your subjects, learn about training, and have a chance to ask questions about postgraduate life here in the School.   

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students in the School of Critical Studies.  

Preparation required: This induction session is in two parts: the live Zoom Welcome and Q&A, and a presentation on the SCS Postgraduate Moodle covering information about postgraduate study in SCS. Please make sure that you access and watch the presentation in advance of the Zoom session, and we’ll answer any questions you might have in the Q&A.   

Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time: 4-5pm
Programmes covered: MSc Applied Linguistics and MSc English Language & Linguistics
Applied Linguistics Programme Convenor: Professor Tom Bartlett

What will it cover: The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programmes and provide an opportunity to meet staff and other students. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students registered on the MSc in Applied Linguistics or the MSc in English Language & Linguistics.  

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 check with your programme convener Professor Tom Bartlett.


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 14 September 2021
Time: 11am-12pm (live virtual Zoom session Welcome and Q&A session). N.B: there is a Moodle presentation that you should watch before this session, and you will receive an email reminder with details of this in advance. 

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 the School and your subjects, learn about training, and have a chance to ask questions about postgraduate life here in the School.   

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students in the School of Critical Studies.  

Preparation required: This induction session is in two parts: the live Zoom Welcome and Q&A, and a presentation on the SCS Postgraduate Moodle covering information about postgraduate study in SCS. Please make sure that you access and watch the presentation in advance of the Zoom session, and we’ll answer any questions you might have in the Q&A.   

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 10am-1:30pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Carolyn Jess-Cooke

What will it cover: This will provide a comprehensive introduction to the programme, teaching style and delivery. We advise you to familiarise yourself with Moodle - the learning platform we use. You will also be introduced to teaching staff and have the chance to meet your fellow students. We will be sharing information about the individual modules and their content, workshop etiquette, and our Creative Writing podcast and events series. 

The first two hours will be an integrated online introduction for all MLitt students (including campus and DL). At 3.30pm, weather permitting, we will be gathering by the flagpole at the main building on campus for a picnic for those who would like to meet in person. Bring your own snack and rug to sit on. This will be confirmed at the Induction.  

Attendance: We ask that all students registered on the MLitt Creative Writing attend the online induction as it cannot be rescheduled. Please email your programme convenor if you are unable to attend: Dr Carolyn Jess-Cooke. We will record the session and post the PowerPoint on Moodle.  

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
  • Interests
  • Hopes for the programme
  • Where you will be accessing the induction from
  • A photo of a place that inspires you in your writing + brief caption about it

Creative Writing Distance Learning, 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 14 September 2021
Time: 11am-12pm (live virtual Zoom session Welcome and Q&A session). N.B: there is a Moodle presentation that you should watch before this session, and you will receive an email reminder with details of this in advance. 

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 the School and your subjects, learn about training, and have a chance to ask questions about postgraduate life here in the School.   

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students in the School of Critical Studies.  

Preparation required: This induction session is in two parts: the live Zoom Welcome and Q&A, and a presentation on the SCS Postgraduate Moodle covering information about postgraduate study in SCS. Please make sure that you access and watch the presentation in advance of the Zoom session, and we’ll answer any questions you might have in the Q&A.   

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 10am-1:30pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Sophie Collins

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 the individual modules and their content, workshop etiquette, and our Creative Writing podcast and events series. 

The first two hours will be an integrated introduction for all MLitt students (including non-DL). At 12pm, we’ll have a break followed by an informal, DL-specific meeting led by your convenor, Sophie, in which we’ll all get to know each other better and you’ll have an opportunity to ask any questions you might have about the DL programme. We’ll also take this time to set up a weekly Breakfast Club for DL, a weekly, virtual coffee morning during which DL students can meet and have dialogue about everything related to the course and beyond. 

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

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 sophie.collins@glasgow.ac.uk with the subject line “Induction Introduction” – we will put this together in advance of the induction. 

  • Name
  • Interests
  • Hopes for the programme
  • Where you will be accessing the induction from
  • A photo of a place that inspires you in your writing + brief caption about it

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 14 September 2021
Time: 11am-12pm (live virtual Zoom session Welcome and Q&A session). N.B: there is a Moodle presentation that you should watch before this session, and you will receive an email reminder with details of this in advance. 

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 the School and your subjects, learn about training, and have a chance to ask questions about postgraduate life here in the School.   

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students in the School of Critical Studies.  

Preparation required: This induction session is in two parts: the live Zoom Welcome and Q&A, and a presentation on the SCS Postgraduate Moodle covering information about postgraduate study in SCS. Please make sure that you access and watch the presentation in advance of the Zoom session, and we’ll answer any questions you might have in the Q&A.   

Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time: 4-5pm
Programmes covered: MSc Applied Linguistics and MSc English Language & Linguistics
English Language & Linguistics Programme Convenor: Professor Carole Hough

What will it cover: The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programmes and provide an opportunity to meet staff and other students. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students registered on the MSc in Applied Linguistics or the MSc in English Language & Linguistics.  

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 check with your programme convener Prof Carole Hough.


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 14 September 2021
Time: 11am-12pm (live virtual Zoom session Welcome and Q&A session). N.B: there is a Moodle presentation that you should watch before this session, and you will receive an email reminder with details of this in advance. 

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 the School and your subjects, learn about training, and have a chance to ask questions about postgraduate life here in the School.   

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students in the School of Critical Studies.  

Preparation required: This induction session is in two parts: the live Zoom Welcome and Q&A, and a presentation on the SCS Postgraduate Moodle covering information about postgraduate study in SCS. Please make sure that you access and watch the presentation in advance of the Zoom session, and we’ll answer any questions you might have in the Q&A.   

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time: 1-3pm 
Programme Convenor: Dr Laura Rattray

What will it cover: This meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to others on the MLitt English Literature programme. While the formal induction will be online, a second induction session on campus is being planned for later in the week (time TBC). 

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 Laura.Rattray@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 14 September 2021
Time: 11am-12pm (live virtual Zoom session Welcome and Q&A session). N.B: there is a Moodle presentation that you should watch before this session, and you will receive an email reminder with details of this in advance. 

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 the School and your subjects, learn about training, and have a chance to ask questions about postgraduate life here in the School.   

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students in the School of Critical Studies.  

Preparation required: This induction session is in two parts: the live Zoom Welcome and Q&A, and a presentation on the SCS Postgraduate Moodle covering information about postgraduate study in SCS. Please make sure that you access and watch the presentation in advance of the Zoom session, and we’ll answer any questions you might have in the Q&A.  

Programme Induction

Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
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. 


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 14 September 2021
Time: 11am-12pm (live virtual Zoom session Welcome and Q&A session). N.B: there is a Moodle presentation that you should watch before this session, and you will receive an email reminder with details of this in advance. 

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 the School and your subjects, learn about training, and have a chance to ask questions about postgraduate life here in the School.   

Attendance: This is for all postgraduate taught students in the School of Critical Studies.  

Preparation required: This induction session is in two parts: the live Zoom Welcome and Q&A, and a presentation on the SCS Postgraduate Moodle covering information about postgraduate study in SCS. Please make sure that you access and watch the presentation in advance of the Zoom session, and we’ll answer any questions you might have in the Q&A.  

Programme Induction

Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time: 1-2pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Maria Daniella-Dick

What will it cover: This meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to fellow students and staff on the Modernities: Literature, Culture, Theory programme.  

The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme.  We'll cover the option courses, timetable, reading lists, assessment and assessment scheme, and the virtual online learning environment. We'll answer any questions you may have, and we'll also discuss the wider university context and the expected teaching delivery in this unusual year. 

Attendance: This is for all students registered on the MLitt Modernities: Literature, Culture, Theory programme (note that the MLitt programmes in English Literature (General), American Modern Literature and Fantasy have separate inductions).  We ask that all students attend induction if at all possible. Please email Maria-Daniella.Dick@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 do look carefully at the options available and enrol for those you're keen to take. If you wish to take out-of-subject options, please remember to run these past the Convener by email in advance of registering.  

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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.


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 Art History, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History, MSc Collecting & Provenance, MPhil Textile Conservation

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 09:15 - 10:30am

What will it cover: A welcome, meet and greet and introduction to all five History of Art Programmes (structure, helpful info, course delivery, points of contact, the Postgraduate Symposium in May, general info applicable to all programmes)

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration. The Zoom link will be sent to your university email address.

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None

 


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 Art History, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History, MSc Collecting &Provenance, MPhil Textile Conservation

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 09:15 - 10:30am

What will it cover: A welcome, meet and greet and introduction to all five History of Art Programmes (structure, helpful info, course delivery, points of contact, the Postgraduate Symposium in May, general info applicable to all programmes)

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration. The Zoom link will be sent to your university email address.

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None


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 Art History, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History, MSc Collecting &Provenance, MPhil Textile Conservation

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 09:15 - 10:30am

What will it cover: A welcome, meet and greet and introduction to all five History of Art Programmes (structure, helpful info, course delivery, points of contact, the Postgraduate Symposium in May, general info applicable to all programmes)

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration. The Zoom link will be sent to your university email address.

Dress and Textile Histories MLitt, In-Person Programme Induction (Part One)

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 11am - 12:30pm
Venue: Room 101, 8 University Gardens
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.  

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

Dress and Textile Histories MLitt, In-Person Programme Induction (Part Two)

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 2 - 3:30pm
Meeting Point: Kelvingrove Park at the Lord Kelvin statue, then a tour of Kelvin Hall
Programme Convenor: Dr Sally Tuckett

What will it cover: Induction in the Kelvin Centre for Conservation and Cultural Heritage Research based in Kelvin Hall  

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

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

Preparation required: None

 


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.

Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

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

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 09:15 - 10:30am

What will it cover: A welcome, meet and greet and introduction to all five History of Art Programmes (structure, helpful info, course delivery, points of contact, the Postgraduate Symposium in May, general info applicable to all programmes)

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration. The Zoom link will be sent to your university email address.

Technical Art History Programme InductionPart One, Zoom Meeting 

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 10 - 11am
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. 

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

Technical Art History Programme Induction Part Two, In-Person Meeting  

Date: Friday 17 September 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12pm
Location: Kelvin Hall, lecture theatre

What will it cover: Induction in the Kelvin Centre for Conservation and Cultural Heritage Research based in Kelvin Hall where the programme will be based.

Attendance: Recommended for all MLitt Technical Art History students. 

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

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

Preparation required: None

 


Creative Industries and Cultural Policy, MSc

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

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Rohit Dasgupta

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None


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 15 September 2021
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.

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

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

Preparation required: None

 


Film Curation, MSc

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 15 September 2021
Time:  10am
Programme Convenor: Ian Gardwood

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 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. 

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None


Filmmaking & Media Arts, MSc

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 15 September 2021
Time:  10am
Programme Convenor: Timoth Barker

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 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 Filmmaking & Media Arts.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. 

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

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

Preparation required: None


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

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

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm
Programme Convenor: Professor Gillian Doyle

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None


Music Industries, MSc

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

Music Subject Zoom Induction

Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 4pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in Music at the Unviersity of Glasgow.

Attendance: Required for students registered for the MSc Music Industries, MMus Musicoloy and MSc Sound Design & Audiovisual Practice programmes.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Monday 20 September 2021
Time: 3pm
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.

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None

 


Musicology, MMus

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

Subject & Programme Zoom Induction

Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
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.

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None

 


Playwriting & Dramaturgy, MLitt

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

Programme & Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Date:  Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time:  2pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Cara Berger

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 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, MLitt Theatre Studies and MLitt Theatre & Performance Practice.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. 

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None

 


Sound Design & Audiovisual Practice, MSc

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

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Monday 15 September 2021
Time: 10am
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.

Music Subject Zoom Induction

Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 4pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in Music at the Unviersity of Glasgow.

Attendance: Required for students registered for the MSc Music Industries, MMus Musicoloy and MSc Sound Design & Audiovisual Practice programmes.

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None

 


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 Art History, MLitt Dress & Textile Histories, MLitt Technical Art History, MSc Collecting &Provenance, MPhil Textile Conservation

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 09:15 - 10:30am

What will it cover: A welcome, meet and greet and introduction to all five History of Art Programmes (structure, helpful info, course delivery, points of contact, the Postgraduate Symposium in May, general info applicable to all programmes)

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration. The Zoom link will be sent to your university email address.

Textile ConservationIn-Person Programme Induction

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 11:30am - 1pm
Venue: Kelvin Hall (room tbc)
Programme Convenor: Karen Thompson

What will it cover: Detailed information about the programme (structure, requirements, assessments, placement, other useful information), and induction in the Kelvin Hall Centre for Conservation and Cultural Heritage Research where the programme will be based.

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

Preparation required: Please have started registration.


Theatre & Performance Practices, MLitt

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

Programme & Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Date:  Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time:  2pm
Programme Convenor: Mr Graham Eatough

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 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, MLitt Theatre Studies and MLitt Theatre & Performance Practice.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. 

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None

 


Theatre Studies, MLitt

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

Programme & Subject Induction Zoom Meeting

Date:  Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time:  2pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Cara Berger

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 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, MLitt Theatre Studies and MLitt Theatre & Performance Practice.

Preparation required: Please have started registration. 

School of Culture & Creative Arts Zoom Induction 

Date: Friday 24 September 2021
Time: 3pm

What will it cover: An introduction to postgraduate study in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Attendance: Advised for all students registered for for a postgraduate taught programme in the School of Culture & Creative Arts.

Preparation required: None

 


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

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

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 3pm
Programme ConvenorDr Maria Mili

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 your programme convenor 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 your programme convenor.

Subject Zoom Meeting

Programmes covered: MSc Archaeology, MSc Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MSc Conflict Archaeology and Heritage 
Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12pm  

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

  • Welcome to Archaeology from Head of Subject Kenny Brophy  
  • 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; 
  • Resources (labs, equipment); 
  • Graduate Attributes and skills development; 
  • Setting aims for the year.

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students should attend this session. It will run online and be recorded to facilitate participation for anyone who has not yet been able to travel to Glasgow or is quarantining.  

Preparation required: Register for the meeting via Zoom. If you do not have the Zoom registration link, please contact: gabriele.bergamelli@glasgow.ac.uk

Programme In-person Meeting

Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 3-5pm  
Location: Molema Building, Conference Room (320A)
Programme Convenor: Dr Michael Given

What will it cover: 

  • Programme specific aims; 
  • Planning your studies for the year; 
  • Meeting your cohort.

Attendance: If you are in Glasgow, please attend the in-person session for the MSc Archaeology. If you are not yet in Glasgow, please contact your programme convenor to make an alternative arrangement: michael.given@glasgow.ac.uk

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. 

Drop-in Coffee Hours with Staff and PhD Students

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 2-3pm
Location: Molema (ex-Gregory) Building, Alcock Room (216) and Conference Room (320A)  

What will it cover: This is an informal opportunity to meet members of the staff and the postgraduate research community, to discuss your interests, and to learn more about Archaeology at Glasgow.  

Attendance: If you are in Glasgow, you are encouraged to attend these sessions.  

Preparation: None

Archaeology Roundtable Discussion about Big Issues in Contemporary Archaeological Practice (Zoom)

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 4pm

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 2021. This will be followed by a Q&A and informal discussion in breakout rooms.  

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students should attend this session. It will run online and be recorded to facilitate participation for anyone who has not yet been able to travel to Glasgow or is quarantining. 

Preparation required: Register for the meeting via Zoom. If you do not have the Zoom registration link, please contact: gabriele.bergamelli@glasgow.ac.uk

Inform yourself about current issues (in the UK) by reviewing materials at produced by professional organisations such as CiFA (https://www.archaeologists.net/ ), the Council for British Archaeology (https://new.archaeologyuk.org/news/ ), FAME (https://famearchaeology.co.uk/5-year-review-of-the-scottish-archaeology-strategy/ ) or the latest labour market report (https://profilingtheprofession.org.uk/ ). Come prepared to ask questions! 

Archaeology @UofG Tours - Student Community meetups 

Date: Thursday 16 and Friday September 2021
Time: ad hoc throughout the day
Location: around Glasgow

What will it cover: Glasgow University Archaeology Society are organising small group visits to different outdoor, archaeology-relevant places around Glasgow. Visit archaeologically interesting places, learn about the archaeology and heritage of the city which will be your home for the coming year.  

Complete the form at https://forms.office.com/r/1mU4AVzKpS if you are interested and you will be contacted by the students leading tours to make arrangements.

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students are welcome to sign up for tours. 

Preparation: None

 


Classics & Ancient History, MSc

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

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
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 your programme convenor.

Subject Zoom Meeting

Programmes covered: MSc Archaeology, MSc Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MSc Conflict Archaeology and Heritage 
Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12pm  

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

  • Welcome to Archaeology from Head of Subject Kenny Brophy  
  • 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; 
  • Resources (labs, equipment); 
  • Graduate Attributes and skills development; 
  • Setting aims for the year.

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students should attend this session. It will run online and be recorded to facilitate participation for anyone who has not yet been able to travel to Glasgow or is quarantining.  

Preparation required: Register for the meeting via Zoom. If you do not have the Zoom registration link, please contact: gabriele.bergamelli@glasgow.ac.uk

Programme In-person Meeting

Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 3-5pm  
Location: Boyd Orr Building, Room 407
Programme Convenor: Dr Iain Banks

What will it cover: 

  • Programme specific aims; 
  • Planning your studies for the year; 
  • Meeting your cohort.

Attendance: If you are in Glasgow, please attend the in-person session for the MSc Archaeology. If you are not yet in Glasgow, please contact your programme convenor to make an alternative arrangement: iain.banks@glasgow.ac.uk

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. 

Drop-in Coffee Hours with Staff and PhD Students

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 2-3pm
Location: Molema (ex-Gregory) Building, Alcock Room (216) and Conference Room (320A)  

What will it cover: This is an informal opportunity to meet members of the staff and the postgraduate research community, to discuss your interests, and to learn more about Archaeology at Glasgow.  

Attendance: If you are in Glasgow, you are encouraged to attend these sessions.  

Preparation: None

Archaeology Roundtable Discussion about Big Issues in Contemporary Archaeological Practice (Zoom)

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 4pm

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 2021. This will be followed by a Q&A and informal discussion in breakout rooms.  

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students should attend this session. It will run online and be recorded to facilitate participation for anyone who has not yet been able to travel to Glasgow or is quarantining. 

Preparation required: Register for the meeting via Zoom. If you do not have the Zoom registration link, please contact: gabriele.bergamelli@glasgow.ac.uk

Inform yourself about current issues (in the UK) by reviewing materials at produced by professional organisations such as CiFA (https://www.archaeologists.net/ ), the Council for British Archaeology (https://new.archaeologyuk.org/news/ ), FAME (https://famearchaeology.co.uk/5-year-review-of-the-scottish-archaeology-strategy/ ) or the latest labour market report (https://profilingtheprofession.org.uk/ ). Come prepared to ask questions! 

Archaeology @UofG Tours - Student Community meetups 

Date: Thursday 16 and Friday September 2021
Time: ad hoc throughout the day
Location: around Glasgow

What will it cover: Glasgow University Archaeology Society are organising small group visits to different outdoor, archaeology-relevant places around Glasgow. Visit archaeologically interesting places, learn about the archaeology and heritage of the city which will be your home for the coming year.  

Complete the form at https://forms.office.com/r/1mU4AVzKpS if you are interested and you will be contacted by the students leading tours to make arrangements.

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students are welcome to sign up for tours. 

Preparation: None

 


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: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 2pm

What will it cover: An introduction to Information Studies and your programme. Meet staff from Information Studies and your fellow students. 

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

Preparation required: N/A

Programme Zoom Induction

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 2:15pm
Programme Convenor: Ms Adele Redhead

What will it cover: Meet your 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.  

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

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


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 your programme convenor.

Subject Zoom Meeting

Programmes covered: MSc Archaeology, MSc Material Culture & Artefact Studies, MSc Conflict Archaeology and Heritage 
Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 10:30am - 12pm  

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

  • Welcome to Archaeology from Head of Subject Kenny Brophy  
  • 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; 
  • Resources (labs, equipment); 
  • Graduate Attributes and skills development; 
  • Setting aims for the year.

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students should attend this session. It will run online and be recorded to facilitate participation for anyone who has not yet been able to travel to Glasgow or is quarantining.  

Preparation required: Register for the meeting via Zoom. If you do not have the Zoom registration link, please contact: gabriele.bergamelli@glasgow.ac.uk

Programme In-person Meeting

Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 3-5pm  
Location: Molema Building, Alcock Room (216)
Programme Convenor: Dr Nyree Finlay

What will it cover: 

  • Programme specific aims; 
  • Planning your studies for the year; 
  • Meeting your cohort.

Attendance: If you are in Glasgow, please attend the in-person session for the MSc Archaeology. If you are not yet in Glasgow, please contact your programme convenor to make an alternative arrangement: nyree.finlay@glasgow.ac.uk

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. 

Drop-in Coffee Hours with Staff and PhD Students

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 2-3pm
Location: Molema (ex-Gregory) Building, Alcock Room (216) and Conference Room (320A)  

What will it cover: This is an informal opportunity to meet members of the staff and the postgraduate research community, to discuss your interests, and to learn more about Archaeology at Glasgow.  

Attendance: If you are in Glasgow, you are encouraged to attend these sessions.  

Preparation: None

Archaeology Roundtable Discussion about Big Issues in Contemporary Archaeological Practice (Zoom)

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 4pm

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 2021. This will be followed by a Q&A and informal discussion in breakout rooms.  

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students should attend this session. It will run online and be recorded to facilitate participation for anyone who has not yet been able to travel to Glasgow or is quarantining. 

Preparation required: Register for the meeting via Zoom. If you do not have the Zoom registration link, please contact: gabriele.bergamelli@glasgow.ac.uk

Inform yourself about current issues (in the UK) by reviewing materials at produced by professional organisations such as CiFA (https://www.archaeologists.net/ ), the Council for British Archaeology (https://new.archaeologyuk.org/news/ ), FAME (https://famearchaeology.co.uk/5-year-review-of-the-scottish-archaeology-strategy/ ) or the latest labour market report (https://profilingtheprofession.org.uk/ ). Come prepared to ask questions! 

Archaeology @UofG Tours - Student Community meetups 

Date: Thursday 16 and Friday September 2021
Time: ad hoc throughout the day
Location: around Glasgow

What will it cover: Glasgow University Archaeology Society are organising small group visits to different outdoor, archaeology-relevant places around Glasgow. Visit archaeologically interesting places, learn about the archaeology and heritage of the city which will be your home for the coming year.  

Complete the form at https://forms.office.com/r/1mU4AVzKpS if you are interested and you will be contacted by the students leading tours to make arrangements.

Attendance: All Archaeology Masters students are welcome to sign up for tours. 

Preparation: None

 


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 Information Management & Preservation and MSc Museum Studies 

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 2pm

What will it cover: An introduction to Information Studies and your programme. Meet staff from Information Studies and your fellow students. 

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

Preparation required: N/A

Programme Zoom Induction

Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Time: 2:15pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Katherine Lloyd

What will it cover: Meet your 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.  

Preparation required: Please have started registration.

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


Philosophy, MSc

Zoom Subject Induction

Date: Monday 20 September 2021
Time: 1pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Derek Brown

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 meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to other Philosophy MSc students and to meet the Directors and administrative support staff.

 The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We'll cover topics such as courses and assignments, the virtual online learning environment, student class representatives, 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 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 Subject Induction

Date: Monday 20 September 2021
Time: 1pm
Programme Convenor: 

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 meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to other Philosophy MSc students and to meet the Directors and administrative support staff.

 The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We'll cover topics such as courses and assignments, the virtual online learning environment, student class representatives, 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 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

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

Zoom Programme Induction

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 3pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Damien Van Puyvelde

What will it cover: This meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to others on the MSc in War Studies 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.

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 Damien.VanPuyvelde@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

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 14 September 2021
Time: 11:30am

What it will cover: The School of Modern Languages and Cultures 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 the MLitt Comparative Literature or the Translation Studies programmes.

Preparation required: None  

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time: 1-2:30pm
Programme Convenor: Dr Shanti Graheli

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

The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programme. We shall cover the option courses, timetable, reading lists, grading system, the virtual online learning environment and hopefully answer any other questions you may have. We will also discuss the wider university context and the particular issues that we'll face in this unusual year. This will include a discussion of key support and resources open to you, including our Advising Team, Students’ Services and Counselling, the Academic Writing unit, Careers’ Services, etc.  

Attendance: This is for all students registered on the MLitt Comparative Literature programme. We ask that all students attend induction if at all possible. Please email Shanti.Graheli@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. 


Translation Studies 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.

School Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time: 11:30am

What it will cover: The School of Modern Languages and Cultures 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 Translation Studies programmes or the MLitt Comparative Literature.

Preparation required: None  

Programme Induction Zoom Meeting

Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
Time: 10am
Programme Convenor: Dr Jonathan Evans

What will it cover: This meeting will be a chance to meet and introduce yourself to others on the Translation Studies programmes. 

The induction will look at the structure and expectations of the programmes.  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. This will include a discussion of key support and resources open to you, including our Advising Team, Students’ Services and Counselling, the Academic Writing unit, Careers’ Services, etc.  

Attendance: This is for all students registered on the MSc, PG Dip and PG Cert Translation Studies programmes.  We ask that all students attend induction if at all possible. Please email Jonathan.E.Evans@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.