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)- Monday 16th September 2019- time and location to be confirmed

Health and Safety Training Exeter:

- Half Day 1 (Intro, Fire and Risk Assessment)- TBC

- Half Day 2 (COSHH, Radiation and Lasers)- TBC


Cornwall (Penryn and Truro)- Tuesday 17th September 2019- time and location to be confirmed

Health and Safety Training Cornwall:

- Half Day 1 (Intro, Fire and Risk Assessment)- TBC

- Half Day 2 (COSHH and Radiation)- TBC


Timetable for Induction:

Tuesday 17th September 2019

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Monday 16th September 2019

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Health and Safety Training

Streatham Campus- TBC

The training is split over two half days, the first half day is taking place on TBC, 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 TBC, 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- TBC

The training is split over two half days, the first half day is taking place on TBC, 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 TBC, 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 please view the various vidoes below which contains infomraiton on the support available to you at as a Postgraduate Researcher at the Unviersity of Exeter. 

Welcome Video from the Doctoral College

- Support Services for those on Exeter Campuses

- Support Services for those on Cornwall Campuses

- Researcher Development and Research Culture