Postgraduate Research Student (PGR) Support

Programme-Specific Queries

For programme- and College-specific information, please refer to your College Handbook.

Effects of Covid-19

For information about how to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on your programme, the Doctoral College has a comprehensive set of Frequently Asked Questions which you can access through a link on the Coronavirus advice page.

Your PGR Support Service Teams

Your PGR support teams can provide information and advice on a number of services including:  

  • Funding queries
  • Interruptions and extensions
  • Sickness queries
  • Upgrade advice
  • Viva and examination queries
  • AMR process queries
  • IT equipment queries (CMH, CLES, EMPS subjects)
  • Study space queries (HASS subjects)
  • MyPGR queries

The teams can also provide advice on wellbeing services and book group wellbeing workshops. For more details, you can visit the Wellbeing website.

For training and development enquiries please email: researcherdevelopment@exeter.ac.uk

From 13th September 2021 our support arrangements are as follows:

Streatham PGR Hub

The Streatham PGR Hub is open from 10.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Friday. The Streatham Hub is situated in the Old Library Ground Floor next to the Quiet Study Space and Bill Douglas Centre.

The Education Welfare Advisor will be available on the Streatham Campus on Monday and Wednesday (alternate) for face to face appointments. 

St Luke’s PGR Hub

The St Luke’s PGR Hub is open from 10.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Thursday. Students wishing to access the hub should go to the Info at St Luke’s desk and request PGR support, the PGR team will then be called to see you.

The Education Welfare Advisor will be available on the St Luke’s Campus on Tuesdays for face to face appointments. 

Penryn PGR Support

Until the location of the PGR Support team is confirmed please contact the Penryn team via the below methods in order to discuss your query and/or arrange a face to face meeting with the support team.

The Education Welfare Advisor will be available on the Penryn Campus on alternate Wednesdays for face to face appointments. 

The main phone number for the PGR Support teams is 01392 726295. Phone lines are open 10.00am-3.00pm Monday to Friday and you will be able to select the relevant team for your College or PGR Admin team via the telephone options.

See the contact us pages of the Doctoral College website for College specific contact addresses.

All Cornwall Students cornwall-pgr@exeter.ac.uk 
Business School uebs-pgradmin@exeter.ac.uk 
College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences emps-pgr@exeter.ac.uk 
College of Humanities humanities-gradschool@exeter.ac.uk
College of Life and Environmental Sciences cles-pgr-support@exeter.ac.uk
College of Social Sciences and International Studies (Streatham) ssis-grs-streatham@exeter.ac.uk 
College of Social Sciences and International Studies (St Luke's) ssis-grs-stlukes@exeter.ac.uk 
College of Medicine and Health UEMS-graduateresearch@exeter.ac.uk 

Funding Questions

If you have a query about your funding, please contact the PGR Manager for your College: 

Business School uebs-pgradmin@exeter.ac.uk 
College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences stemm-pgr-manager@exeter.ac.uk 
College of Humanities m.t.hussey@exeter.ac.uk
College of Life and Environmental Sciences stemm-pgr-manager@exeter.ac.uk
College of Social Sciences and International Studies (Streatham) m.t.hussey@exeter.ac.uk
College of Social Sciences and International Studies (St Luke's) m.t.hussey@exeter.ac.uk
College of Medicine and Health stemm-pgr-manager@exeter.ac.uk

EI CDT

Students can contact the CDT support team to request a meeting on ei@exeter.ac.uk.

Metamaterials CDT

Office hours by MS Teams chat: 2-4pm on Tuesday and Thursday.  

Students can also send emails or meeting requests for a time outside of the office hours to metamaterials@exeter.ac.uk.

Students can contact the CEDAR support team on one of the following programme-specific email addresses:

Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

dclinpsy@exeter.ac.uk

Doctor of Clinical Practice (DClinPrac)

dclinprac@exeter.ac.uk

Doctor of Clinical Practice (Research) (DClinPrac(Res))

dclinres@exeter.ac.uk