STaR online tool
STaR is an online tool that helps you manage, track and communicate your progress from wherever you are in the world.
What can STaR do for you?
Take control of your research
Postgraduate research can feel daunting at times. STaR helps you to break your research objectives down into easily digestible, small tasks which are easy to manage.
Store and share ongoing work
Upload your drafts to STaR and easily share them with your supervisors. STaR helps to keep everyone on the same page when discussing work.
Diagnose future training needs
Map and track your skills development with STaR’s comprehensive catalogue of all of the personal and professional training and resources offered at the University of Bristol.
Demonstrate your progress
Use the objectives, notes and narrative, and built-in progress monitoring modules to communicate your progress with your supervisors and other relevant academics.
Promote your research
STaR links to PURE, the University's Research Information System, so that you can develop a public research profile by uploading your publications and activities.
Expected use of STaR differs between faculties. Please check your faculty postgraduate handbook for further information.
How to use STaR
Unsure how to use STaR? You can also explore STaR's features and find the answers to any questions you might have in the user guides and FAQs for:
Support is also available by clicking the Support Link in STaR or emailing STaR-Support@bristol.ac.uk.