Conducting a large research project is challenging work, but no matter your level, all postgraduate researchers are invited to take part in our award-winning Mentoring Scheme or Buddy Scheme, respectively. Find out more about each scheme below. Buddy Scheme – for 1st year Postgraduate Researchers only Application deadline: 3 October 2022 Are you a new … Continue reading Mentoring and buddy support
If you’re in your 2nd, 3rd or final year, our PGR mentoring scheme is an opportunity for you to discuss and develop your skills, behaviours and approaches to your research and explore professional development and career plans with a more experienced postdoctoral researcher. The application, matching and review process are designed to support your specific needs as … Continue reading Apply for a mentor
Our buddy scheme is open to new postgraduate researchers to pair with an existing PGR to help you settle into your York research experience. If you’re a new PGR, sign up for a buddy. If you’re an existing PGR, sign up to be a buddy. Our mentoring scheme is for 2nd, 3rd and final year … Continue reading Mentoring and buddying support
Are you a PGR Student in the final 18 months before your submission deadline? Did you know you can apply for a mentor, as part of our PGR mentoring scheme? Our mentors are typically postdoc researchers, and can provide guidance, share their experience and help to develop/enhance certain skills. The PGR mentoring programme was launched … Continue reading PGR Students – apply for a mentor today!
We are pleased to announce that the PGR mentoring scheme is now open to all 2nd, 3rd and final year postgraduate researchers. All our postdoc mentors are trained to listen and provide a non-judgmental space in which you can share their thoughts about your research, publications, public engagement, career options and the experience of doing … Continue reading Mentoring and buddying
The PGR Mentoring Scheme aims to provide an enhanced research experience, through additional support. Your mentor (a postdoctoral researcher) will provide support, guidance, and a space to discuss your overall progression as a researcher – to complement your supervisory guidance. Postgraduate research students in the last 18 months of their registration have until Monday 22 June … Continue reading Deadline approaching for mentor scheme
In the spirit of National Volunteer Week, we are immensely proud to be launching two new initiatives for postgraduate researchers here at the University of York. For our incoming postgraduate research students who are starting at the university in 2020/2021, we have launched our PGR Buddy Scheme. We are looking for current PGR students from … Continue reading Postgraduate Researcher Mentoring and Buddying Schemes
Hi! My name is Heidi and I am a third year SPS (Social and Political Sciences) student. I have a pretty packed timetable, despite having relatively few contact hours as I’ve really thrown myself into uni life and have tried to make the most of all the opportunities that York has to offer. I’ve been … Continue reading SPS Round Three! A week in the life of a 3rd Year SPS student