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Fancy organising an interdisciplinary activity? Apply for funding now! Deadline 20 January

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The University Graduate College is pleased to announce the continuation of its popular scheme to support postgraduate research student led activities.  Awards of up to £1,000 are available to support activities to enhance the research environment. The activities will benefit researchers by providing the experience in applying for funding, project implementation and the opportunity to [...]

Just Write! Writing Club

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Do you find it hard to get into the habit of writing your PhD thesis? Perhaps you find writing a lonely experience? The University Graduate College’s Just Write! sessions can help.  How does it work? A room is booked in the Hadyn Ellis Building or Heath Park Graduate Centre, and free tea/coffee is available. You [...]

Leadership at Lunchtime Event: Presentation by the Vice Chancellor – 14 January

Friday, January 3, 2014

Leadership at Lunchtime Tuesday 14 January 2014 1:15pm, Hadyn Ellis Building Room 0.27 This month, the University Graduate College introduces a new and innovative series of talks and discussions for postgraduate research students. The talks will focus on leadership in the context of research, or within academia in general. We are delighted to announce that [...]

Merry Christmas from the University Graduate College

Friday, December 20, 2013

We would like to thank everyone who has supported the University Graduate College throughout 2013. We are already looking forward to 2014, with lots of great workshops and events on the way. Please note the opening times for the University Graduate College over the Christmas holidays are: 23 December – open from 8.00 am to [...]

Annual Themed Conference – Call for Conference Committee Members (deadline 7 January)

Friday, December 20, 2013

Annual Themed Conference – Humanities/Social Sciences Call for Conference Committee Members (deadline Tuesday 7 January, 5pm) The University Graduate College would like to invite interested postgraduate research students to join the steering committee for this conference which will be supported by administrative staff from the University Graduate College Office. The proposed theme for 2014 is [...]

Images of Research 2013 Review

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

On Thursday 12 December, around 200 people filled the Hadyn Ellis Building exhibition area for the University Graduate College ‘Images of Research’ Celebration Event. This event marked the relocation of the University Graduate College to the new building – a move which has allowed it to enhance and improve its provision for postgraduate research students. [...]

NEW Presentation Club! Brush up on your presentation skills in a friendly, informal environment

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Upcoming dates: 23 January 2014, 12:30 – 14:00 06 February 2014, 12:00 – 13:30 17 February 2014, 12:00 – 13:30 Practice makes perfect, so the University Graduate College will be hosting a regular session for those students who wish to have the opportunity to practice their presentation skills. Run over lunchtimes, you will be able [...]

University Graduate College Newsletter – December 2013 to February 2014

Friday, November 29, 2013

The University Graduate College is pleased to share with you the latest issue of the University Graduate College Newsletter, which provides an overview of our recent work. Please click here for the English and here for the Welsh PDFs, or find them attached below. We hope you enjoy this new issue. If you have any [...]


Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The University Graduate College is pleased to announce that the schedule of 2013-14 student-led conferences has now been finalised: Voice of Humanities: Thursday 20 March 2014 Spotlight on Social Sciences: Tuesday 15 April 2014 Speaking of Science: Thursday 8 May 2014 Postgraduate researchers are invited to join the committees managing each of these conferences. Administrative [...]

Cardiff PhD Student Awarded Parliamentary Policy Internship

Friday, November 22, 2013

A huge congratulations to one of our PhD students, Kimberley Pyle, who has been awarded a BBSRC/NERC Policy Internship.  Kimberley will take leave from her NERC PhD, working with Kate Hendry and Ian Hall, for three months to take up her internship at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST), London. POST is Parliament’s [...]

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