Information for new Postgraduate students

Information for new Postgraduate students

Students on Postgraduate Research and MRes Programmes

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 Graduate School for Social Sciences offers a range of research training courses for PhD students. Full details of these courses can be found on the Research Training Programme page and you should contact your supervisors as soon as possible to find out which of the courses you are required to attend. It is then your responsibility to enrol on the required courses. Please follow the links below for information on how to do this.

You should 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.

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

The Graduate School will host an Induction Event for new Postgraduate Research and MRes students in September and repeated in January.  

The table below provides information on what you can expect prior to commencing study in 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 13 August

Registration Complete online academic and financial registration

From 13 August

Research Training Programme Discuss your training needs with your supervisors and enrol via MyCampus.

Published online from August

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

Available online throughout the year

Collect Campus Card

From mid September

Induction Event Attend a College of Social Sciences Graduate School Induction Event. Held in September and repeated for those beginning studies in January. 

Friday 14 September 2018 or
Friday 11 January 2019

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

Useful Links

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 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


Registration and enrolment

You should have received information from the University which will allow you to formally register as a student. In order to proceed to enrolment you will first need to complete the Academic Registration processes using MyCampus. Academic and Financial Registration should be completed as soon as possible but certainly no later than 17th September 2019.

Full details of the registration process including details of fee sponsorship can be found on the Registry website.  

 




How to access MyCampus

Access MyCampus through the student portal MyGlasgow from the current students’ webpage. 


Enrolment help and support

If anything is unclear regarding the registration and enrolment processes, please find further help and support online.

For more informaition please consult the New Student Guide.   

 

 


Further help and support

If you require any further assistance, please contact us via Help and Support web form.