Skip to content
Skip to navigation menu


Information for New Postgraduate Research Students

Starting Out – Induction Event for New Researchers

Sign up to attend the Starting Out Induction Event, specifically for new researchers, which offers an important introduction to life and study as a researcher at Cardiff University. These events are held in October, January, April, and July. Click here for further information.

University Graduate College Programme

A comprehensive programme of workshops and activities to develop your research and research management skills, as well as personal and professional skills. Click here to find out more.

What it’s like to do a PhD

Click here for an online database featuring information, guidance, humorous anecdotes and personal experiences from current and former PhD students that may help you navigate life as a postgraduate research student.

Managing your project, your supervisor and yourself

Vitae is an important hub of information and guidance for research students and staff.

University Rules and Regulations 

Student High Street

A video introduction to the Student High Street is available here.

About your Academic School…

Key contacts within your academic school:

Check with your supervisor or the Director of Postgraduate Research Studies for information on the following:

Refer to the Learning Central site where you will find more information on your ‘First Steps’.

Library Services

Computing Services

Support Services

International Students

Programme Brochure

Training and Development Programme Brochure