Information for new Postgraduate students

PGR Induction Event 04 - 08 October 2021

Our PGR Induction Event will be held from Monday 04 to Friday 08 October.  

All of the week’s activities can be accessed online via our Moodle (our virtual learning environment) and will include live information sessions, live daily ‘chat cafes’ to enable you to ask questions and interact with the experts who will support your journey, and interactive and engaging online courses. We also have a range of face-to-face events on campus.

Please sign up to PGR Induction Week Moodle using the enrolment key ‘PGRIndOct21': https://moodle.gla.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=23575

Further PGR Induction information can be found online.

 

 


Coronavirus Information

The University has developed a regularly updated hub for information relevant to applicants, current students and staff regarding the impact of the Coronovirus on the University Community. This can be found on the Coronavirus information webpage.

Current students and staff should also look out for official messages via email and posted to MyGlasgow Student and MyGlasgow Staff.


EU Information

The University has developed a regularly updated hub for information relevant to applicants, current students and staff regarding the impact of the UK's future relationship with the EU on the University Community. This can be found on the EU Information webpage.

Current students and staff should also look out for official messages via email and posted to MyGlasgow Student and MyGlasgow Staff.

 


Students on Postgraduate Research Programmes

WELCOME TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

We are delighted that you have accepted an unconditional offer of a place on one of our Postgraduate Research Programmes and look forward to meeting you when you begin your studies. 

The College of Social Sciences offers a range of research training courses for PhD students and details are available on the Research Training Programme. Please contact your supervisors to confirm which of the courses you are expected to attend and you should then self-enrol on the required courses. 

To supplement your Research Training Programme, we have a wide array of additional training initiatives, resources, internships and courses designed to support your research skills and professional development. You can find full details on our PGR Opportunities Hub webpages. This includes links to your Researcher Development Programme, which provides details of all mandatory courses for new PGRs.

The PGR Induction Event for new Postgraduate Researchers will take place from Monday 04 to Friday 08 October and repeated in January 2022. 

The table below provides information on what you can expect to happen prior to commencing study with the College of Social Sciences this session.

Information will be updated as required with any other key events as they arise. Visit the Graduate School webpages for more information about how we can support you throughout your studies.

If you have any questions about studying with us, please email the Graduate School Team.

What to expect                                                                                           When

Welcome email from the Graduate School 

This contains information about Research Training Programme, Researcher Development PGR including detais of mandatory courses for new PGRs and Induction. This email will be copied to your supervisors and you should make contact with your supervisors as soon as possible.

From May - October

From November - January (for those commencing in January)

Registration 

Complete online academic and financial registration.

Registry will provide an 'Access to your Student Account' email containing your Glasgow Unique IDentifier (GUID), temporary password, details of how to access your student account, as well as links to support and guidance materials and contacts.

From August

 

Visa Registration

If you are starting a new programme of study at the University of Glasgow, and you are not a national of the UK or Ireland, the University is required to check your passport and immigration permission for the UK before you start your studies. Universities are required by law to hold copies of these documents for the duration of your studies and ensure they remain valid.

From September

Campus Card

Arrangements for Campus Card distribution for new students.

From September 

Research Training Programme

Discuss your training needs with your supervisors and self-enrol via MyCampus. Guide to Self Enrol on MyCampus - PGR

You can complete enrolment on courses & classes at any time after you have academically registered. Find out more about enrolment 

From August

 

 

PGR Opportunities Hub 

Provides a wide array of additional training initiatives, resources, internships and courses designed to support your research skills and professional development. 

Including links to our Researcher Development Programme and Mandatory courses for new PGRs 

You should complete all four of the courses (Research Integrity, Introduction to Research Data Management, Equality and Diversity, Information Security Awareness) and also the Introduction to GDPR training

Available online throughout the year

PGR Induction

Online induction activities will be held from Monday 04 to Friday 08 October and repeated for those beginning research in January 2022. 

All of the week’s activities can be accessed online via our Moodle (our virtual learning environment) and will include live information sessions, live daily ‘chat cafes’ to enable you to ask questions and interact with the experts who will support your journey, and interactive and engaging online courses. We also have a range of face-to-face events on campus.

Please sign up to PGR Induction Week Moodle using the enrolment key ‘PGRIndOct21': https://moodle.gla.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=23575

From 04 - 08 October 

Graduate School Webpages 

Information for students throughout the year including links to Postgraduate Research Handbook and Ethics.   

Available online throughout the year

YOU SHOULD NOW BE FULLY REGISTERED ON MYCAMPUS AND USING YOUR UNIVERSITY EMAIL ADDRESS FOR ALL STUDY-RELATED CORRESPONDENCE.

School Information for New Students

Adam Smith Business School

School of Education 

School of Interdisciplinary Studies 

School of Law 

School of Social and Political Sciences 


Students on Postgraduate Taught courses

‌The Graduate School Research Training Programme is available for Postgraduate Taught students enrolled on specific programmes.  For a full programme curriculum (including subject courses) please contact your programme coordinator. 

School Information for New Students

Please visit your School webpages for information about Induction activities


General Information

General Information

 

Further Help and Support


Information for Postgraduate offer holders