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Tue 7 Feb 2023
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Online

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Supervising Postgraduate Research Students (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)

Tue 7 Feb 2023


This workshop explores the principles of good postgraduate supervision, different approaches to supervising, how to deliver feedback for best results, and the teacher/learner roles of the supervisor-supervisee relationship. It is aimed at new or experienced postgraduate supervisors looking to develop their skills in effective and inspired pedagogy.


  • Understand the teacher/learner roles central to the supervision of postgraduate students
  • Explore good practice for delivering feedback
  • Understand possible issues and where to go for support in the Cambridge system
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This course has pre-course preparations, please the 'joining instructions' in your booking confirmation email.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 7 Feb   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 Online Dr. Sophie Pickford
  • to consider your role as a supervisor: expectations and duties
  • to provide an introduction to the administrative requirements of the role
  • to reflect on best practice to guide students successfully and on how to avoid pitfalls
  • to have an awareness of the range of sources of support available in the collegiate University
  • to consider a range of approaches to supervising

Live online workshop

  • The dates above are for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences only
  • If you require the STEMM sessions please follow this link

Two hours

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