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PGR Support and Services

PGR Support and Services

The University and the Doctoral College offers a range of support to Postgraduate Researchers. Below you can find information on the services available to you throughout your research degree. A full list of all the student services available at the University of Exeter can be viewed in the Universities A-Z. 

If you have any enquiries about your academic studies please get in touch with the PGR support team via one of their three methods email, phone or face to face, details of which can be found on our contact us page.

Careers Support

Our dedicated careers support and resources for PGRs are vital in helping you throughout your degree as well as planning for beyond.   

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Exeter is an inclusive community, where everyone has the right to be treated with respect. We are committed to promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.


Your feedback is important to us and helps to shape the PGR experience. There are several ways you can give feedback including through PRES, AMR and PGR LFs

Fees and Funding

There are several funding options in place to help support your research while at the University of Exeter. 

Finance Help

For any help with T1 or finance please contact the Finance helpdesk. Training and help for PGRs on T1 can be accessed here.

Guild - The SU

For those based on either Streatham or St Luke's the Guild is here to represent you, while those based in Penryn or Truro have the SU

Health and Wellbeing

There is a wide range of Health and Wellbeing support available to you as a PGR throughout your research degree. 

International Support

The International student support team provides advice to all international PGRs. We also have a dedicated PGR international student support webpage.


iTrent is a tool that allows PGR students to record holiday, sickness and other absence.   

IT Support

There is a wide range of IT Support available to PGRs at the University of Exeter. Please contact the IT Helpdesk for general IT enquiries and visit the Digital Hub for expert advice on our digital tools.  


The PGR LibGuide helps you to find out all about the Library services and support available to PGRs.


There are a variety of networks available to you as PGR, from support to academic to social.


You can find out the latest PGR news in our Newsletters, Blog and on our X (formerly known as Twitter).

Pre-arrival Information

Our Pre-arrival webpages will guide you through what you need to prepare before starting at the University. 

Postgraduate Teaching Associates (PTA)

HR are able to give advice and guidance on Postgraduate Teaching Associates (PTAs) employment.

Research Culture

Research Culture is an important part of your PGR experience. Get involved and get to know other PGRs via both the PG Society, PGR Study Space and other support and social networks.

Student Study Space

There are a variety of different options for students when it comes to working on campus. We have listed these on the student study space webpage. 

Training and Development

Our researcher development programme is here to support your training and development as PGR at Exeter.