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 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:

Cornwall (Penryn)- Thursday 25th January 2018-10:30-13:00- Chapel Lecture Theatre

Exeter (Streatham and St Luke's)- Wednesday 17th January 2018- 12:30-16:00- Forum Seminar Rooms

Timetable for Inductions:

Thursday 25th January 2018

10:30-12:00- Welcome Talk- Chapel Lecture Theatre

12:00-13:00- Drinks and Social- Upper Stannary

Wednesday 17th January 2018

12:30-16:00

Time Session Location
12:30-13:15 Doctoral College Welcome Forum Seminar Room 2 and 3
13:15-14:00 Lunch Forum Seminar Room 2 and 3
14:00-16:00



Business School Induction Forum Seminar Room 7
College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Science Induction Forum Seminar Room 8
College of Humanities Induction Forum Seminar Room 9
College of Life and Environmental Science Induction Forum Seminar Room 10
College of Social Sciences and International Studies Induction Forum Seminar Room 11

Health and Safety Training

Streatham Campus- Wednesday 24th January and Wednesday 31st January - Newman Green

All new STEMM postgraduate researchers are required to attend the Health and Safety training day. STEMM PGRs are those who are homed in any of the following colleges: College of Life and Environmental Science, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences or the Medical School.

The training is split over two half days, the first half day is taking place on Wednesday 24th January 2018- 13:00-16:30- Newman Green Lecture Theatre, this half-day covers an Introduction to Health and Safety, Risk Assessment and Fire Safety. The second half day is taking place on Wednesday 31st January 2018- 13:00-16:00- Newman Green Lecture Theatre, 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 are other opportunities for you to complete the training at a later date, however, you may not be granted access to labs if you have not completed the training. 

Book onto Health and Safety training here.

Pernyn Campus- Friday 16th March 2018- 09:00-12:30 and 14:30-17:30

The training is split into two in one day, the first half of the day covers an Introduction to Health and Safety, Risk Assessment and Fire Safety. The second half day covers CoSHH and Radiation Protection. Most PGRs will be required to attend the first half of the day, if you are unsure as to whether you need to attend the afternoon session, please contact your supervisor. 

 

Unable to Attend Induction:

If you are unable to attend induction or would like to re-cap something said on the day, you can watch recordings of the presentations here.