Induction

We hope you are looking forward to commencing your studies with us here at the University of Exeter. 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 Undergraduate or 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. 

Dates for the next Induction:

Exeter (Streatham and St Luke's)- Wednesday 16th January 2019- 11:00-14:00- Fourm Seminar Room 1 and 2

Health and Safety Training Exeter:

- Half Day 1 (Intro, Fire and Risk Assessment)- Wednesday 30th January 2019- 12:30-17:00- Forum Seminar Room 08

- Half Day 2 (COSHH, Radiation and Lasers)- Thursday 31st January 2019- 11:30-15:00- Washington Singer 234


Cornwall (Penryn and Truro)- Thursday 17th January 2019- 12:00-15:00- Daphne du Maurier

Health and Safety Training Cornwall:

- Half Day 1 (Intro, Fire and Risk Assessment)- Monday 4th February- 10:00-15:00- Peter Lanyon Seminar Room 8

- Half Day 2 (COSHH and Radiation)- Friday 8th February- 10:00-15:00 - Tremough House Meeting Room


Timetable for Induction:

Thursday 17th January 2019

11:45- Arrive- Daphne du Maurier Seminar Room M

12:00- Doctoral College Induction talk

13:00- Lunch

14:00- College Talks

- College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences- Daphne du Maurier Seminar Room M

- College of Life and Environmental Sciences- Daphne du Maurier Seminar Room D

15:00- Finish

 

 

Wednesday 16th January 2019

10:45- Arrive- Forum Seminar Rooms 1,2,3 

11:00- Doctoral College Induction talk

12:15- Lunch

13:00- College Talks

- Business School- TBC

- College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences- Forum Seminar Room 8

- College of Humanities- Forum Seminar Room 9

- College of Life and Environmental Sciences- Forum Seminar Room 7

- College of Social Sciences and International Studies- Forum Seminar Room 1 and 2

- College of Medicine and Health- Forum Seminar Room 3

14:00- Finish

 

Health and Safety Training

Streatham Campus- Wednesday 30th January and Thursday 31st January

The training is split over two half days, the first half day is taking place on Wednesday 30th January 2019- 12:30-17:00- Forum Seminar Room 08, this half-day covers an Introduction to Health and Safety, Risk Assessment and Fire Safety. All new students are required to complete the first half day of Health and Safety training. 

The second half day is taking place on Thursday 31st January 2019-11:30-15:00- Washington Singer 234, this half-day covers CoSHH and Radiation Protection. Most PGRs will be required to attend the first of the half days, if you are unsure as to whether you need to attend the second half day, please contact your supervisor. 

If you are unable to make either of these dates, there maybe other opportunities for you to complete the training at a later date, however, please note you may not be granted access to labs if you have not completed the training. 

Cornwall Campus- Monday 4th February and Friday 8th February

The training is split over two half days, the first half day is taking place on Monday 4th February 2019- 10:00-15:00- Peter Lanyon Seminar Room 8, this half-day covers an Introduction to Health and Safety, Risk Assessment and Fire Safety. All new students are required to complete the first half day of Health and Safety training. 

The second half day is taking place on Friday 8th February 2019-10:00-15:00- Tremough House Meeting Room, this half-day covers CoSHH and Radiation Protection. Most PGRs will be required to attend the first of the half days, if you are unsure as to whether you need to attend the second half day, please contact your supervisor. 

If you are unable to make either of these dates, there maybe other opportunities for you to complete the training at a later date, however, please note you may not be granted access to labs if you have not completed the training. 

 

During the first couple of weeks at the University you will only be required to attend the Doctoral College Induction but you may be required to attend Health and Safety training, LTHE training or a discipline specific induction. 

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Unable to Attend Induction:

If you are unable to attend induction the presentations from the day will be made available afterwards.