University Graduate College Programme Bookings

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Starting Out: Induction Event for New Researchers
Domain: A1 Knowledge base

This event is an enjoyable opportunity to meet other research students and begin to develop those important personal and professional networks. It provides an introduction to research at Cardiff University including rights and responsibilities, the facilities and services offered by the University, the University Graduate College and the Graduate Centre, and presentations by existing students on starting and enjoying your research programme.

Importantly, the event will introduce the training and development opportunities at Cardiff University and enable you to begin planning your skills development. Starting Out is designed to complement not duplicate your school induction provision.

The sessions conclude with either lunch or cheese and wine.

The mid-year sessions include additional topics not covered at school inductions, and lunch.

By the end of this event you will have.

- a better understanding of the nature of the research degree
- become familiar with University regulations and systems
- developed awareness of sources of help and support
- gained an understanding of the background and requirements of the Researcher Development Framework and how this affects them
- understood the importance of monitoring their personal and professional development
- gained an overview of the training opportunities available

* Various Starting Out

08/07/2014 (Tuesday) / 09:00 - 15:30 / Hadyn Ellis Building, Room 0.27B
available after 01/05/2014