University of Bath

Induction events and timetables for doctoral students, 2018/19

Find details about your induction into a Department, School, Doctoral Training Centre or Doctoral Training Partnership.

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

Induction events overview

This Guide sets out induction events happening in departments and across the university for new doctoral students.

Whether you are new to the university, or have studied here before, these events are intended to welcome and inform you. They will help you get to know other members of your research community and your Programme Support Contacts. They will also ensure that you are aware of all the facilities and resources that the University provides.

Compulsory induction events

It is compulsory that you attend events held by your Department, School, or Doctoral Training Centre/Partnership.

You will find out more about your doctoral programme, meet key members of staff within the department, and find out about logistical arrangements related to your doctoral study, (for example, office space, health and safety).

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

Central induction events

The central induction events listed below are a great way to meet other researchers in your community, university wide. These events are not compulsory, but we strongly encourage you to attend.

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

Compulsory induction events

Here are doctoral study induction events held Department, School, Doctoral Training Centre/Partnership.

Faculty of Engineering

Architecture and Civil Engineering

Date: Tuesday 9 October | Time: 14:15 -16:05 | Venue: 10 West, 2.45/2.46

You can see the full Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering doctoral induction timetable here

Chemical Engineering

Date: Wednesday 10 October | Time: 14:15 | Venue: 9 West, 3.08 (Welcome Session)

AND

Date: Wednesday 17 October | Time: 14:15| Venue: 9 West, 3.08 (Laboratory induction and health and safety)

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Date: Friday 5 October 2018 | Time: 13:15 | Venue: 2 East, 3.4

You can see the full Electronic and Electrical Engineering doctoral induction timetable here

Mechanical Engineering

Date: Wednesday 10 October | Time: 13:15 -16:30| Venue: 4 East, 3.38

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Economics

Date: Monday 15 October| Time: 12:00 -15:00 | Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Education

Date: Wednesday 3 October | Time: 10:15 -15:30 | Venue: 1 West North, 3.20

You can see the full Education doctoral induction timetable here

Health

Date: Monday 8 October |Time: 11:30 -14:00 | Venue: 1 West, 5.01

AND

Date: Wednesday 10 October | Time: 14:15 -16:05 | Venue: Library Level 5

You can see the full Health timetable here

Politics, Languages and International Studies (PoLIS)

Date: Monday 8 October| Time: TBC| Venue: 1 West North, 2.4

Psychology

Date: Thursday 27 September | Time: 10:00 -15:30| Venue: 10 West, Level 2

You can see the full Department of Psychology doctoral induction timetable here

Social and Policy Sciences

Date: Monday 1 October | Time: 10:00 | Venue: 3 East, 2.20

School of Management

Management

Date: Monday 1 October |Time: 10:00 -17:00 |Venue: 8 West, 3.14.

You can see the full School of Management doctoral induction timetable here

Science

Biology and Biochemistry

Date: W/C 24 September 2018.

You can see the full Biology and Biochemistry doctoral induction timetable here.

Chemistry

Date: W/C 24 September 2018

You can see the full Chemistry doctoral induction timetable here

Computer Science

Date: Monday 1 October 2018 | Time: 14:15 - 16:05 | Venue: 1 West, 2.01

Mathematical Sciences

Date: W/C 24 September 2018.

You can see the full Mathematical Sciences doctoral induction timetable here

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Date: Tuesday 2 October | Time: 10:00 -15:00 | Venue: 7 West, 2.6

You can see the full Pharmacy and Pharmacology doctoral induction timetable here

Physics

Date: Thursday 4 October 2018 | Time: 9.15 -11.05 | Venue: 3 West North, Room 3.8

Doctoral Training Centres/Partnerships

For those of you who will be studying as part of a Doctoral Training Centre or Partnership, you should attend these inductions, as well as your departmental inductions.

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics (CMP)

Date: W/C 24 September 2018 | Time: Full week | Venue: Bristol. Location details to follow

EPSRC Centre for Digital Entertainment (CDE)

Date: W/C 24 September 2018 | Time: Full Week | Venue: Various

You can see the full EPSRC CDE induction timetable here.

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics (SAMBa)

Date: W/C 24 September |Time: Full week | Venue: Various.

You can see the full SAMBa induction timetable here.

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT)

Date: W/C 24 September | Full week | Various.

You can see the full CSCT induction timetable here.

ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP)

Date: Wednesday 12 September | Time: 14:00 - 17:30. Followed by social event. | Venue: SWDTP, 1 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TX. You can see the full SWDTP doctoral induction timetable here

Central induction events

SU (Students' Union) FW18

Date: W/C 24 September 2018 You can see the Postgraduate Freshers Week timetable here

Cake in the Commons - Meet The SU (Students' Union)

Date: 28 September 2018 | Time: 10:30 - 11:30 | Venue: Graduate Commons, 10 West, Room 5.01
Find out more about this event

SU & Doctoral College Breakfast

Date: 2 October 2018 | Time: 08:30 - 10:00 | Venue: The SU

Cake in the Commons - New Starters Special

Date: 5 October 2018 | Time: 10:30 - 11:30 | Venue: Graduate Commons, 10 West, Room 5.01
Find out more about this event

Doctoral College Welcome Reception

Date: 11 October 2018 | Time: 16:30 -18:30 | Venue: The Atrium, 3 West North

Doctoral student campus tours

Date: Various | Time: Various | Location: Two locations available
Register for the next available Doctoral Student Campus Tour

Doctoral College Information Fair

Date: 29 January 2019 | Time: 12:00 - 14:00 | Venue: Location TBC

Help and contacts

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

Find your Programme Support Contact