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Settling in at Warwick

Departmental induction event

New PhD students are invited to attend the Induction (Welcome) event in the department, hosted by the Director of Graduate Studies, at 6.00pm in H502 (fifth floor of Humanities Building). This is a chance to meet the Director of Graduate Studies, who will talk through some of the basics of settling into the Department, and also to meet other incoming research students.The induction session will be followed by a drinks reception in H545, at which we will be joined by other staff and returning PhD students.

CADRE induction events

CADRE (Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence) provides separate induction events which you are strongly advised to attend. The PG Induction and Welcome Event will inform you of the academic events scheduled for the autumn term and introduce you to doctoral students from other disciplines.

For further information, please contact the CADRE Team at

CADRE PG Induction and Welcome Event Open to all PhD students in the Faculty of Arts. Join us for tea and cakes. This is a chance for new and existing PhD students to meet each other and members of staff in an informal environment and to find out more about what support is available throughout the Faculty. Wednesday 4th October, 11am - 1pm, Wolfson Research Exchange Rooms 1 & 2
PhD Survival Guide Aimed at PGR students in their first term of study. This session, led by Prof. Penny Roberts (Director of CADRE), will include discussion on how to build an effective working relationship with your supervisor. You will also be encouraged to consider key milestones for your year one research and have the chance to share some effective working practices with your peers. Wednesday 18th October 11am – 1pm, Wolfson Research Exchange, lunch included