Advice for postgraduate research students (PGRs)

Information and guidance for all students

Visit the Student experience and study in 2021/22 webpages for more information on: campus safety, student support services, international travel and accomodation. 

In line with step 4 of the UK government's roadmap, many coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions on the approach to teaching, learning and research have been lifted. However we know issues relating to COVID-19 may still be having an impact  on how you can carry out research and progress with your research degree. This page addresses specific factors that may be specifically affecting postgraduate research students.  

Advice for new postgraduate researchers

Academic progress and support

Undertaking research

Submitting your thesis and vivas

Advice for PGRs with other roles

Contact us

Coronavirus advice and support

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