Induction events and activities

Departmental Induction

Tuesday 20 September 2022

Activity Time Location
Year 1 Department Welcome Session (for all new PhD students) 9:15-10:15 5 West 2.3
Departmental Meet and Greet Coffee Morning 10:15-11:15 1 South Pool Area
Health and Safety Talk (for all new PhD students) 13:15 -14:15 5 West 2.3
PhD Project Meeting with Supervisors 14:15-16:15 Supervisor to confirm location

Wednesday 21 September 2022

Activity Time Location
Introduction to Undergraduate Demonstrating (for all new PhD students) 09:15-11:15 5 West 2.3
Library Induction (includes Library tour) 13:15-14:45 5 West 2.3
Undergraduate Demonstrating (for all PGR demonstrators except new students) 14:15-16:16 5 West 2.3
PG Exec Social 16:15-19:00 1 South Pool Area
PG Exec Social 19:00 TBC

Thursday 22 September 2022

Activity Time Location
Risk Assessment (for all new PhD students) 10:15-11:15 5 West 2.3
Giving Tutorials (hosted by Jonathan Cox, Director of Studies) 14:15-11:15 Zoom

Friday 23 September 2022

Activity Time Location
Candidature (for all new PhD students) 09:15-10:15 5 West 2.3
Giving Organic, Inorganic and Physical Tutorials 14:15-15:15 Organic: James Taylor via Teams; Inorganic: Mike Hill via Zoom; and Physical: Adam Squires via Zoom

Monday 26 September 2022

Activity Time Location
Induction (for all students except new year 1 students) 10:15-12:15 5 West 2.3

Tuesday 27th September 2022

Activity Time Location
Solvent Training 09:15-12:15 TBC

Thursday 29 September 2022

Activity Time Location
Purchasing in Chemistry (for all new PhD students) 10:15-11:15 5 West 2.1
Dignity and Respect (for all new PhD students) 14:15-15:00 Zoom

Friday 30th September 2022

Activity Time Location
MC2 - Introduction to analysis capabilities in Bath 10:15-12:15 8 West 2.1

CSCT

Wednesday 28 September 2022

Activity Time Location
CSCT induction 09:00-11:00

Monday 10 October 2022

Activity Time Location
CSCT Away Day 09:00-17:00 Off-site

Starting your doctorate (e-learning module)

All new doctoral students are required to complete the 'Starting your doctorate' online course. Once registered, you should be able to access this course via Moodle, our Virtual Learning Environment. This is a self-paced course that must be completed within your first two weeks.

Doctoral welcome reception

This will take place on Wednesday 26 October 2022 17:00 - 18:30. More information will be announced soon.

SU 'Fresher's Week'

As well as these compulsory events, you can also get involved in optional activities run by The SU.

Additional support

Covid-19 information for students

Find out more about the latest Covid-19 information for students.

Campus navigation

Check out our campus map to help you navigate the campus.

Help with technology

For any online sessions, if you need assistance with any IT, please contact the IT helpdesk before your induction sessions.

First meeting with your supervisor(s)

Please use our supervision checklist to help plan your first couple of meetings with your supervisor(s).