Information for new Postgraduate students

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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.

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 12 August

Registration Complete online academic and financial registration

From 12 August

Research Training Programme Discuss your training needs with your supervisors and enrol via MyCampus. Please see Guide to Self Enrol - PGR students

Published online from August

International Student Orientation and Welcome 

12 to 15 September

Collect Campus Card

From 19 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 20 September 2019

Research Training Programme teaching begins 

From 23 September 2019

College of Social Sciences PGR Conference 2019

31 October to 01 November

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 and please follow Guide to Self Enrol - PGT students

School Information for New Students

Please visit your School webpages for information about Induction activities


General Information

General Information

 

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