News on funding, conferences, social events, and opportunities for Warwick postgraduate students
Celebration of Warwick's International Scholars - 2019/2020
A welcome reception was held earlier this month to recognise the achievement of our international sponsored students in securing highly prestigious and competitive scholarships to study at Warwick starting in 2019. The event was attended by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Ann Lucas OBE and senior Warwick officials. Read more about this occasion here and see further pictures taken through-out here.
Warwick’s Graduate School becomes the Doctoral College
The Graduate School is changing its focus and its name – from now on we will be called the Doctoral College and will focus almost exclusively on Postgraduate Research students (including master’s students on a research degree). We are marking this change with a new website https://warwick.ac.uk/services/dc/
Initially this means a change in name and the launch of a new-look website. Over the course of 2019/20 we will hand over the few Taught Postgraduate activities we are involved in. Over time we will be increasing our activities in support of the research degree student experience in its totality.
Our ultimate aims are that:
· Warwick should be able to recruit and retain the best PGR students in the world;
· Warwick research students consistently say that the University meets (if not exceeds) their expectations;
· the Doctoral College is accessible and available when needed, and proactively intervening when appropriate;
· the University recognises the strategic importance of research students to both education and research.
In tandem with this development, a working group has been formed under the Board of Graduate Studies to review the strategic approach to Taught Postgraduate provision, reporting its conclusions to Senate in summer 2020.
All student record queries are now being dealt with by the Student Records team - please see the page https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/studentrecords/students/
A new scholarship for entry in October 2018 has now launched for eligible candidates applying for an MPhil/PhD in Articicial Intelligence. Further details are available at the link provided.