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Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development

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Supervising Undergraduates: An Introduction


What do supervisions contribute to student learning at Cambridge? This session will provide an interactive introduction to supervising, including aims and objectives of supervisions, different approaches to supervisions, the roles and responsibilities of the supervisor and ways of dealing with common problems. Given the breadth of supervisions, this course is not subject specific.

Target audience

Supervisors of undergraduate students

  • Further details regarding PPD's eligibility criteria are available
  • In preparation for the event, please read the guidance for supervisors and information on supervisions available here
  • to appreciate the function of supervisions in the undergraduate’s learning portfolio
  • to understand the variety of potential functions of supervisions
  • to appreciate some possible learning objectives of supervising, some approaches to the task, some common problems and their potential solutions

One session of two and a half hours

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