Induction

We hope you are looking forward to commencing your studies with us here at the University of Exeter in September. To help you settle into university life we have arranged a compulsory induction for you to attend.  

All new PGR students are required to attend the induction, even if you are progressing from Masters study at Exeter. Our Induction Session is designed to provide you with essential information to help you while studying for a research degree. It is also a great way to meet fellow students. 

The date for inductions are:

Exeter (Streatham and St Luke's)- Thursday 21st September 2017- 10:00-16:00- Peter Chalk

Cornwall (Penryn)- TBC

Streatham Induction

Welcome from the Doctoral College

MyPGR is an electronic system used to keep a record of supervision meetings (also known as contact events). 

Key Points about MyPGR:

  • Record of a student's progress through their research degree and data storage in one secure location
  • Ensures meetings are evenly spread throughout the year- events are pre-set upon registration
  • Contact can be face to face, via email, telephone or Skype
  • Principally student driven. 

How to access MyPGR:

•Through the student portal iExeter
•Problems with access, contact SID (http://www.exeter.ac.uk/students/services/sid/)
•Link to a training video:  http://utils.exeter.ac.uk/acadsys/sits/mypgr/demo/index.php
 

You wellbeing is really important to us while you study as a PGR student. There are a variety of different services available to you as a student studying at Exeter, including self-help resources, telephone referral appointments, workshops, talking therapies, single session interventions, groups (mindfulness, resilience, compassionate mind) and urgent response.

A full list of services can be found on the Wellbeing website: www.exeter.ac.uk/wellbeing

Email: wellbeing@exeter.ac.uk

Wellbeing Presentation

Researcher Development Programme for Postgraduate Researchers

The Researcher Development Programme for Postgraduate Researchers provides transferable/ generic research and careers training as part of the University of Exeter Doctoral College. Our sessions are an excellent opportunity to network and meet other researchers.  We run a range of personal and professional development activities including face-to-face workshops, WEBINARS, online training resources and competitions. This year we are running over 300 sessions on the following training themes:

  • Planning Research
  • Doing Research
  • Disseminating Research
  • Teaching
  • Employability
  • Wellbeing

Information on forthcoming courses and to download our programme for the year can be found on our website here: http://as.exeter.ac.uk/rdp/postgraduateresearchers/pgr-exeter/

Researcher Development Presentation

The guild exists to represent the voice of the student body to the University and works to ensure that every student gets the most out of their time at Exeter. Every student studying at the University of Exeter's Streatham or St Luke's campus is automatically a member of the Students' Guild.

Website: www.exeterguild.org/phd/

 

Libraries and Collections:

Exeter

•Forum Library (includes Lasok Law Library)
•24/7, main live collections
•Research Commons (Old Library)
•Older research material & Special Collections
•St Luke’s Campus Library
•Education, Sports Science & Medical collections

 Cornwall

•Penryn & Falmouth Campus Library
•Supporting UoE students in Cornwall and University of Falmouth students
 
Using other Libraries
 
Online Inter library loans service
•borrow books
•Receive pdfs or photocopies of chapters / article

https://library.exeter.ac.uk/interlibraryloans/

SCONUL Access
•Online application
•Register for access to other university libraries
•Limited borrowing options

http://as.exeter.ac.uk/library/usingthelibrary/sconulaccessscheme/

 

The Insessional Programme is provided by INTO University of Exeter. It offers a range of courses, workshops and tutorials to international students at the University of Exeter. It is designed to enable students to develop their academic English and provide help and support for studying in English. 

For up-to-date information about the Insessional English Language Programme, including timetables and online registration and enrolment for support courses visit:

www.exeter.ac.uk/international/into/programmes/insessional

INTO Leaflet

Penryn Induction

Penryn- TBC

MyPGR is an electronic system used to keep a record of supervision meetings (also known as contact events). 

Key Points about MyPGR:

  • Record of a student's progress through their research degree and data storage in one secure location
  • Ensures meetings are evenly spread throughout the year- events are pre-set upon registration
  • Contact can be face to face, via email, telephone or Skype
  • Principally student driven. 

How to access MyPGR:

•Through the student portal iExeter
•Problems with access, contact SID (http://www.exeter.ac.uk/students/services/sid/)
•Link to a training video:  http://utils.exeter.ac.uk/acadsys/sits/mypgr/demo/index.php
 


Researcher Development Programme for Postgraduate Researchers

The Researcher Development Programme for Postgraduate Researchers provides transferable/ generic research and careers training as part of the University of Exeter Doctoral College. Our sessions are an excellent opportunity to network and meet other researchers.  We run a range of personal and professional development activities including face-to-face workshops, WEBINARS, online training resources and competitions. This year we are running over 300 sessions on the following training themes:

  • Planning Research
  • Doing Research
  • Disseminating Research
  • Teaching
  • Employability
  • Wellbeing

Information on forthcoming courses and to download our programme for the year can be found on our website here: http://as.exeter.ac.uk/rdp/postgraduateresearchers/pgr-exeter/

Researcher Development Presentation



TBC