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Information for Supervisors

Supervisors within the Faculty are expected to discuss training requirements with students and recommend attendance at taught courses or specialist training as appropriate, beyond compulsory training provided by the department. This site is designed to help you to access the relevant information quickly. Contact CADRE directly for more detailed advice on the PGR training and development landscape via


Training and development

  • The Arts Faculty workshop series runs from October to May. Students will need to book.
  • The RSSP provides generic PhD training the in the following areas; Succeed in your research degree, practical research skills, communicating your research, academic writing series, personal development, career development, enterprise & entrepreneurship and etworking events and 1:1 & group support.
  • ITS provide NiVivo and SPSS training open to PhD students.
  • The Academic Support Librarians are available for one-to-one guidance with PhD students.
  • For PhDs who teach, the Learning Development Centre offers a range of courses from an introduction to teaching to a full HEA accreditation.

Opportunities to present work in progress

Funding for current student

  • Using the CADRE pages, encourage your PhD students to investigate the various ways in whcih they can fund a conference, or project.