YGRS is investigating how we can support offer holders to make the transition into postgraduate research. Please take part in our focus groups or survey and share your insights into how the stage from offer to enrolment was for you. Please take part in our short survey (deadline 24 November) to improve things for future … Continue reading How was your journey to becoming a PGR? Deadline extended
Our Supporting Transitions into PGR Project (STiPP) is investigating how offer holders can be better supported to make the transition from study or work to starting a postgraduate research project. If you are a new or current PGR, please take part in our short survey to improve things for future applicants. Deadline: 10 November 2023.
We have received our 2023 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) results. Like many Russell Group institutions, we conduct the PRES every two years. PRES surveys all our postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and asks you to rank your experience both overall and in nine specific areas (supervision; resources; research culture; community; progression; responsibilities; support; research skills; professional … Continue reading Celebrating our Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) results
The University’s Research Data Management Policy is undergoing a review, in-line with its review cycle. The Open Research team and Policy, Integrity and Performance have revised the text of the policy to bring it into line with current best practice and to more clearly articulate the responsibilities of researchers in managing research data. We are … Continue reading Review of the Research Data Management Policy: consultation
Are you a PhD student or early career researcher working on climate, environmental or sustainability education? You are welcome to join EDGE. We meet monthly online to share our ideas and discuss issues associated with researching environmental education and communication. For more information or to receive the link, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The next PGR Forum takes place on Wednesday 5 July. The PGR Forum brings together the York Graduate Research School, the GSA and PGR academic reps to listen and respond to the views of PGRs on a range of issues. Contact your PGR academic rep as soon as possible if there is anything that you’d … Continue reading Next PGR Forum – July 2023
We know one of the biggest challenges students are facing is rising rent costs in the city. In recognition of this, we will offer an Off Campus Rent Grant next academic year. Eligible students returning in September will be able to apply for a one off payment of at least £100. Postgraduate researchers who are … Continue reading Cost of living support: Off Campus Rent Grant
Catering venues and shops on campus now follow revised summer opening hours so you may need to check to see when your favourite spot is open. You can still access the usual academic support over the summer. The Library is open 8am until midnight with 24/7 hubs in Vanbrugh College and the Ron Cooke Hub. The Academic Skills … Continue reading Summer on campus
Have you ever reflected on the various steps of your admission experience onto your PGR programme? We are currently running a Postgraduate Recruitment and Admissions (PR&A) Project which explores experiences of PGRs and York’s PGR admission processes. Two current York PGRs, Samir and Zulfiya, are helping us to look at how recruitment interviews and references … Continue reading Tell us about your experiences of York’s PGR admissions process
Our Student Expert Panel brings together diverse students to provide insight, advice and challenge to University initiatives. The aim is to increase partnership working and reduce inequalities. We are looking to recruit new members – including postgraduates – for next year, especially students from underrepresented groups. Could you provide your insight and experience? Apply to … Continue reading Could you bring your insight and experience to our Student Expert Panel?