Information for new Postgraduate students

Coronavirus Information

The University has developed a regularly updated hub for information relevant to applicants, current students and staff regarding the impact of the Coronovirus on the University Community. This can be found on the Coronavirus information webpage.

Current students and staff should also look out for official messages via email and posted to MyGlasgow Student and MyGlasgow Staff.


EU Information

The University has developed a regularly updated hub for information relevant to applicants, current students and staff regarding the impact of the UK's future relationship with the EU on the University Community. This can be found on the EU Information webpage.

Current students and staff should also look out for official messages via email and posted to MyGlasgow Student and MyGlasgow Staff.


Students on Postgraduate Research and MRes Programmes

WELCOME TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

We are delighted that you have accepted an unconditional offer of a place on one of our Postgraduate Research Programmes and look forward to meeting you when you begin your studies. 

The College of Social Sciences offers a range of research training courses for PhD students and details for 2020-2021 are available on the Research Training Programme. Please contact your supervisors to confirm which of the courses you are expected to attend and you should then self-enrol on the required courses. Teaching commences 05 October. 

Please consult the Researcher Development Programme (RDP) pages for information on a range of training initiatives, resources and courses designed to support your research skills and professional development.

The PGR Induction Event for new Postgraduate Researchers will take place from Monday 28 September to Friday 02 October and repeated in January.

You will also be expected to attend a Research Integrity Training Session which is mandatory for all those joining first year.

The table below provides information on what you can expect to happen prior to commencing study with the College of Social Sciences this October.

Information will be updated as required with any other key events as they arise. Visit the Graduate School webpages for more information about how we can support you throughout your studies.

If you have any questions about studying with us, please email the Graduate School Team or visit our office.

PLEASE NOTE COURSES AND INDUCTION EVENTS BEGIN MID SEPTEMBER AND YOU SHOULD MAKE THE NECESSARY TRAVEL AND WORK ARRANGEMENTS TO ARRIVE IN GLASGOW PRIOR TO YOUR RESEARCH COMMENCING AT THE BEGINNING OF OCTOBER.

What to expect                                                                                           When

Welcome email from the Graduate School 

This contains information about Research Training Programme, Researcher Development Programme (RDP), Research Integrity and Induction. This email will be copied to your supervisors and you should make contact with your supervisors as soon as possible.

From May - September

Access Account Notification 

Registry will provide an 'Access to your Student Account' email containing your Glasgow Unique IDentifier (GUID), temporary password, details of how to access your student account, as well as links to support and guidance materials and contacts.

From 10 August

Registration 

Complete online academic and financial registration

From 10 August

 

Research Training Programme 

Discuss your training needs with your supervisors and self-enrol via MyCampus. Teaching commences  from 05 October 

Enrolment from 10 August

 

 

Campus Card

From September

Induction Event 

Held in September and repeated for those beginning research in January. 

28 September - 02 October

Graduate School Webpages 

Information for students throughout the year including links to Postgraduate Research Handbook and Ethics   

Available online throughout the year

 YOU SHOULD NOW BE FULLY REGISTERED ON MYCAMPUS AND USING YOUR UNIVERSITY EMAIL ADDRESS FOR ALL STUDY-RELATED CORRESPONDENCE.

School Information for New Students

Adam Smith Business School

School of Education 

School of Interdisciplinary Studies 

School of Law 

School of Social and Political Sciences 


Students on Postgraduate Taught courses

‌The Graduate School Research Training Programme is available for Postgraduate Taught students enrolled on specific programmes.  For a full programme curriculum (including subject courses) please contact your programme coordinator. 

School Information for New Students

Please visit your School webpages for information about Induction activities


General Information