University of Bath

Doctoral Induction Events, 2019

Find out about events to help you settle into our doctoral community.

Postgraduate students chatting
Find out about events to help you settle in

Induction events coming up

Starting your doctorate: an introduction to doctoral study

Date: Thursday 31 January 2019 | Time: 09:15 - 12:00 | Venue: Chancellors Building, Room 5.12

This compulsory induction event will provide you with all the information you need about doctoral study, including academic milestones, regulations and supervision tips.

You will learn more about your research community, hear about our professional development programme and get information about facilities and resources such as Student Services that are relevant to doctoral students.

Importantly, you will also get to know other members of your research community and your Programme Support Contacts.

Living in a New Culture: Arrivals Talk

Date: Thursday 24 January 2019 | Time: 10:00 - 11:30 | Venue: 3 West, Room 4.07

For those students who are coming from overseas you may also wish to attend our international induction session which includes tips on settling into the UK, banking and health and safety. This session will help give you an overview of what you will need to do when you arrive in the UK and also help make you feel at home.

Doctoral College Information Fair

Date: Tuesday 29 January 2019 | Time: 12:00 - 14:00 | Venue: 10 West Atrium

Come to our Doctoral College Information Fair and meet representatives from right across campus including: The SU Bath, Student Services, Careers, IT services, the Library, volunteering and doctoral-led groups.

Let us know you are coming via Facebook

Cake in the Commons: New Starter Special

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

To welcome new starters to our community we will be holding a special 'Cake in the Commons' event.
Cake in the Commons is our regular Friday social get together for doctoral students, here at the Doctoral College in 10 West. It's a great opportunity to take a break from your research and get to know other researchers over a complimentary cup of tea or coffee and cake.

Further information

  • You can find out more about arriving and settling in on our main induction pages.

  • Your Director of Studies will meet with you when you arrive to explain any specific information about your programme. This will include key people in your department, health and safety arrangements as well as your working space and other logistical considerations.

  • If you are a Professional Doctorate, studying in the Doctorate of Education (EdD) course, your induction will be part of the Winter School programme. This will include how you can access and make the most of university services whilst you are with us and other essential information.

  • Do contact your Programme Support Contact if you have any specific queries about induction, or speak to your Supervisor.