Online Postgraduate Researcher Welcome Events

Celebrate the start of your research degree — and make connections across all faculties and disciplines

Welcome to our PGR community

Just beginning your journey as a postgraduate researcher at the University of Bristol? We would love to invite you to celebrate the start of your research degree and find out about all the opportunities available to you throughout your time as a PGR at Bristol. 

We think Bristol is a special place to do a research degree. It’s not just the culture of innovation, outstanding facilities and unique opportunities that will help you achieve your research ambitions — it’s also our rich and vibrant research community.

Our online PGR Welcome Events are a chance to meet other members of this multidisciplinary community, make connections and receive an official welcome from the University.

Register for a PGR welcome event 

All new starters will be emailed details of our welcome events including a link to register, you can also book using the links below:

  • Tuesday 28 September, 3 pm to 4 pm - Book your space on MyPGR
  • Wednesday 13 October, 2 pm to 3 pm - Book your space on MyPGR
  • Thursday 28 October, 1 pm to 2 pm - Book your space on MyPGR
  • Friday 12 November, 2 pm to 3 pm - Book your space on MyPGR 

What should I expect from this event? 

These events will be hosted on Zoom and will include: 

  • A welcome from the senior leadership team
  • A short introduction to the Bristol Doctoral College
  • An interactive Q&A session with current PGRs about their own experiences
  • A chance to meet other new PGRs from across the university and share your experiences via small group chats
  • All event attendees will receive a free University scarf 

For further details, please contact Rachael Ward or Kitty Webster via 



Previous events

You can read write-ups of some of our previous inauguration events in November 2017October 2018 and October 2019.

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