University of Bath

Doctoral College events, 2018/19

Take a break, learn something new and connect with your doctoral community

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Take a break and get to know your doctoral community

Events coming up

This guide highlights events that are relevant to doctoral students.

Some will help you academically, by giving you an opportunity to explore ideas and showcase your research. Others have been organised by fellow doctoral students to encourage you to recharge and have some fun. Many of the events are supported, and attended, by the Doctoral Welcome Team and are a great opportunity to hear about their doctoral experiences.

Keep an eye out for our weekly newsletter, the Doctoral Digest which has information on all of the events that are available to you.

Don't forget to take up other opportunities for learning and networking through our Doctoral Skills professional development programme.

Dates for your diary

Wind Down Wednesday: biscuit decorating

Date: Wednesday 10 April | Time: 16:00 - 18:00 | Venue: 10 West, room 5.01

Writing Wednesdays

Date: Wednesday 17 April | Time: 13:00 - 17:00 | Venue: 10 West, room 4.48

Starting your doctorate: An Introduction to Doctoral Study

Date: Thursday 2 May 2019 | Time: 9:15 - 13:00 | Venue: Chancellors Building, room 4.6

Cake in the Commons: new starter special

Date: Friday 3 May 2019 | Time: 10:30 - 11:30 | Venue: 10 West, room 5.01

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) final

Date: Tuesday 4 June | Time: Evening | Venue: Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution

Ongoing social events

Cake in the Commons

Date: Every Friday | Time: 10:30 - 11:30 | Venue: 10 West, Room 5.01

Wind Down Wednesday

Date: Every second Wednesdsay | Time: 16:00 - 18:00 | Venue: 10 West, Room 5.01

What's happening around campus

The SU (Students' Union)

Find about more about events that are taking place at The SU (Students' Union). Keep an eye out for doctoral specific events from the Postgraduate Association (PGA) and stay with the Bath Active programme.

Careers Service

From careers advice to meeting industry professionals, see the range of events the careers service are running to support your future.

Can't find what you're looking for?

If you'd like to get more involved with your doctoral community, but haven't seen an activity that takes your interest, why not organise your own?

The Doctoral College Activities Fund offers funding up to £500 to support the development of interdisciplinary activities that bring together doctoral students across disciplines and/or institutions. As well as delivering the activity itself, planning, running and managing an activity budget is a great opportunity to develop transferable skills as part of your professional development.