Supporting Postgraduate Researchers

The Doctoral College and Centre for Research Capability and Development supports our doctoral students from their first day through to graduation and beyond, through a mix of seminars, workshops, events and activities.

Among the opportunities available are:

  • Welcome programme
  • Theme weeks
  • Research Hootenanny
  • Three Minute Thesis competition
  • PGR Researcher of the Year
  • Doctoral Capability and Development Conference
  • Research Exchange

and many other opportunities. You can see more details of these activities here.

OTHER SUPPORT

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS UNION AND RESEARCH REPS

All students are automatically members of the Student Union and members of the Postgraduate Guild, within this guild there are research student representatives, their role is to act as link between the students and the SU by representing the needs of the students. They are responsible for organising student forums throughout the year to collect feedback.

Please see the CUSU website for more information.

LIBRARY

The library is a great resource for research student, they run a range of workshops and can offer specific support to research students.

CENTRE FOR ACADMIC WRITING

The Centre for Academic Writing (CAW) provides specialist support to all students on a one-to-one basis as well as providing a variety of useful workshops and tutorials.

SIGMA MATHS AND STATS SUPPORT

The Sigma maths and statistics support team provide specialist support to all students on a one-to-one basis as well as providing a variety of useful workshops.

HEATH AND WELLBEING

The University run support service called Health and Wellbeing encompasses a variety of useful services which you may find useful during your time here, including;