PGR Networks at UofG

PhD Society

The PhD Society was founded as a means to support all PGRs as they tackle the challenges of being a research student. The group provides a platform to socialise, provide development opportunities, improve overall wellbeing and to give research students a voice. You can find them on Facebook or email them at



The University of Glasgow Parents Network

Share experiences, enjoy peer-to-peer support, organise meet-ups for young families, and make new friends! This group is open to students who have children of any age. Find their Facebook page here.


SRC Postgraduate Students’ Network

A supportive group for all students enrolled in a postgraduate degree, both taught or research. Join the Facebook community here.


SRC Disabled Students' Network

A network for students who define themselves as having a disability or who have a chronic/long-term physical or mental illness. Find out more via their Facebook group.


Distance PGR Community

If you spend a lot of time away from campus, please join the distance PGR Yammer community. This is a news and discussion group specifically for those who work or live at a distance. PGRs can access the group by going to, logging in using their university credentials, then searching for the distance PGR group.