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Visiting PGRs - Support and Services

The University and the Doctoral College offers a range of support to Visiting Postgraduate Researchers. Below you can find information on the services available to you whilst you are based at the University of Exeter. A full list of all the student services available at the University of Exeter can be viewed in the University’s A-Z. 

If you have queries that are not answered by the information below, 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.   

English Language Support

There is a wide range of English Language Support available to you from our Exeter and Cornwall Campuses.

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.

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

Visiting PGRs - Health and Wellbeing

There is a wide range of Health and Wellbeing for Visiting Students 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.

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).

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.