Prof Sue Wonnacott - Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
“Welcome to the Faculty of Science, I am delighted that you have chosen to pursue your postgraduate training with us. All of you will be embarking on a new phase in your lives and a move to a new style of thinking and learning inherent in postgraduate training. Above all, we want you all to succeed in your chosen course or research project and that it is an enriching and enjoyable experience. So do attend the induction events to meet the Graduate School team and to network with your peers. I look forward to meeting you all during your time with us."
Welcome to the University of Bath. When you arrive, you should introduce yourself to your Department Office staff, arrange a meeting with your supervisor or personal tutor, and call in to see us at the Science Graduate School WH3.33.
Your Department will provide you with a Welcome Pack and handbook, and the Graduate School Team can help you with any information you need to settle in.
Please follow the links below for information from your Department. If your Department/course does not appear here, then no further information is available for you at this stage. You can also find timetables for MSc and MRes events on our Induction timetables page.
Biology & Biochemistry
MSc & MRes - Welcome and Reading List
MSc - Unit Choices Form
MRes - Unit Choices Form
MSc Project Choices Form
MRes Project Choices Form
MSc & MRes - Induction Events
PhD - Induction Events
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Registration and document review
You will receive an email inviting you to complete registration online. For more information about this process, please visit Registration On-Line (ROL).
When you arrive at the University, you will need to show originals of any documents as listed on your Applicant Tracker in order to fully enrol on your course. Home and EU students should bring these documents to the Graduate School in WH3.33 between 10am-4pm during Induction week. Overseas students should take their documents to Level 3 in the Library, between 10am-1pm.
We have filmed some of our induction presentations which take place during Freshers' Week, for you to watch at any time.
International Students can receive further advice and support from the International Office, located in Wessex House 2.15, or via Student Services in 4 West.
Frequently asked induction questions
- Where is the Science Graduate School?
- Where do I collect my maintenance payment from?
- My registration login details don’t work – who do I tell?
- Which documents do I need to show at enrolment?
- I have questions relating to finance – who do I speak to?
We are located in Wessex House, level 3, room 3.33. If you take the stairs up to level 3 next to the Fresh shop, we are on the corridor straight in front of you.
For those with a stipend, your first maintenance payment will be available in the form of a cheque which you can collect from the Studentships Office (Wessex House 3.44).
Whilst we would like you to complete registration on-line before you arrive, don't worry if you are unable to. Once you arrive at the University, please try to complete registration as soon as possible.
Help is available from Student Services in 4 West, or alternatively you can contact registration support.
The documents that you will be asked to show at Document Review are listed on your Applicant Tracker. You should bring these documents to the Graduate School.
You can visit the Student Finance Office for general queries.