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The Post-Graduate Staff Student Liaison Committee (PGSSLC) meets twice per term to address postgraduate matters within the English Department. Your representatives are there to speak on behalf of the student body, so please get in touch with the appropriate member to voice your academic concerns.

Postgraduate Representatives

The current postgraduate representatives are:

MA Rep: Libby Giles and Gaia Wales

PGR Rep: Charlotte Spear (Chair) and Chris Griffin (Secretary) (OUTGOING)

Staff Members - 2021/22

Dr Ross Forman (Director of Graduate Studies)

Dr Emma Francis (Convenor MA in English Literature)

Dr Nick Lawrence (Convenor MA in World Literatures)

Dr Steve Purcell - term 1, Dr Tess Grant - terms 2 and 3 (Convenor MA in English and Drama)

Dr Michael Gardiner - Terms 1, Professor Dan Katz - terms 2 and 3 (Convenor MA in Critical and Cultural Theory)

Dr Liz Barry (Senior Tutor)

Kate Courage (Subject Librarian)

Charlotte Pearce (Widening Participation Officer)

21/22 PGSSLC Application Form

If you would like to be a course representative for the 21/22 PGSSLC, please apply through the application form here.


SSLC Portal

Duties & Responsibilities

PGSSLC 2021/22 Application Form

PGSSLC Information and FAQ

Schedule 2021/22

Autumn Term

06.12.21 - 14:00 via Teams

Spring Term


Summer Term