University of Bath

Induction events for doctoral students

Find out about the Departmental, School and Doctoral Training Entity induction events to welcome you to our research community as a doctoral student.

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Find your essential induction events for your Department, School, or Doctoral Training Entity.

Departmental, School and Doctoral Training Entity inductions

There are a number of welcome and induction events for new doctoral students to help introduce you to your research community and the University.

The events listed below are compulsory, and you're expected to attend the event for your Department, School, or Doctoral Training Entity.

The events are intended to inform and welcome new students, and help you get to know other members of your research community, your Programme Support Contacts, and the University in general.

If you have missed your Department, School, or Doctoral Training Entity induction, please contact your Programme Support Contact.

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Faculty of Engineering

PhD in Architecture and Civil Engineering

Venue: 6 East, room 2.6
Date: Thursday 12 October 2017
Time: 2.15pm

You can meet the rest of the department at a social event at the The Ram pub in Widcombe from 5pm.

PhD in Chemical Engineering

Venue: 9 West room 3.08
Date: Friday 6 October 2017
Time: 11.15am

PhD in Electrical Engineering

Venue: 2 East room 3.4
Date: Friday 6 October 2017
Time: 1.15pm to 2.05pm

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Venue: Chancellor's Building room 4.8
Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017
Time: 1.15pm

Engineers’ Coffee and Chat

A casual event for new engineering postgraduate students to ask current students questions they may have after induction. We have coffee, tea and biscuits for you to enjoy whilst getting to know other students in the faculty.
Venue: 2 East, room 3.4
Date: Friday 13 October 2017
Time: 3.30pm to 5pm

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

PhD Economics

Venue: 1 West North, room 2.4
Date: Wednesday 4 October 2017
Time: 12.30pm to 3.20pm

PhD in Education

Venue: 1 West North, room 3.20
Date: Wednesday 4 October 2017
Time: 10.15am to 4pm  

PhD in Health

Venue: 1 West, room 5.101
Date: Friday 6 October 2017 Time: 11am to 3pm

PhD in Politics, Languages and International Studies

Venue: 1 West North, room 2.4
Date: Thursday 5 October 2017
Time: 2pm to 5pm

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Venue: 10 West, room 2.45/46
Date: Monday 2 October 2017
Time: 9.15am

Information about the Induction Week for this programme and any necessary preparations was sent by email prior to commencing the course. A full timetable is given to trainees at the opening session.

Please contact bathcp-admin@bath.ac.uk or 01225 385 506 with questions or queries.

Faculty of Science

PhD in Biology & Biochemistry

The induction programme runs from Monday 25 September until Friday 6 October.

You should have already received a full programme for this induction.

Find out more about the PhD in Biology & Biochemistry Induction programme.

PhD in Chemistry

The induction programme runs from Monday 25 September until Friday 6 October.

You should have already received a full programme for this induction.

Find out more about the PhD Chemistry Induction programme.

PhD in Maths

The induction programme runs from Tuesday 26 September until Thursday 5 October.

You should have already received a full programme for this induction.

Find out more about the PhD Maths Induction programme.

PhD in Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Venue: 7 West, room 2.6
Date: Tuesday 3 October 2017
Time: 10am to 2pm

You should also attend a second induction event at:

Venue: 3 East, room 2.4
Date: Friday 6 October 2017
Time: 10.15am to 11.15am

PhD in Physics

The induction programme includes events from Monday 2 until Friday 6 October.

You should have already received a full programme for this induction.

Find out more about the PhD Physics Induction programme.

Doctoral Training Entity inductions

If you also belong to a Doctoral Training Partnership or Centre for Doctoral Training, you must attend both departmental and Doctoral Training Entity inductions.

Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics (SAMBa)

Venue: 4 West, room 1.7
Date: Tuesday 26 September 2017
Time: 10.15am

You should have already received a full programme for this induction by email.

Find out more about the SAMBa induction programme.

For queries, please contact samba@bath.ac.uk or 01225 385631.

Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical Technologies

Venue: 1 South, room 1.01
Date: Monday 25 September 2017
Time: 9.15am

You should have already received a full programme for this induction by email.

Find out more about the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical Technologies induction programme.

For queries, please contact csct@bath.ac.uk or 01225 385820

Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Entertainment

Venue: 1 West room 3.55 Date: Monday 25 September 2017 Time: 9.15am

You should have already received a full programme for this induction by email.

Find out more about the Centre for Digital Entertainment induction programme.

Help and contacts

Your first point of contact regarding induction should be your Programme Support Contact.

Find your Programme Support Contact