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Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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Supervising Graduate Students: Workshops for Supervisors (Sciences and Technology)


Description


If you are new to supervising graduate students at Cambridge (who are studying both for one-year courses or PhDs) the Board of Graduate Studies strongly recommends you to take part in some form of professional development. In collaboration with BGS, Personal and Professional Development offers training and support for newly-appointed supervisors of graduate students and for those new to the Cambridge system. The workshops, which run over lunchtime, are designed to consider reciprocal expectations and duties, as well as approaches to supervising, and to raise awareness of possible issues and where to go for support.

Target audience

Principal supervisor or co-supervisor of graduate students (University staff)

  • Please note that PhD students are not eligible for this course
  • If you are a PhD student please see the Researcher Development Programme which offers courses on supervising for PhD students
  • Further details regarding PPD's eligibility criteria are available
Aims
  • 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
Further information

Additional bespoke courses (School or Department based) can be arranged on request, please email PPD

Notes
  • The dates above are for Sciences and Technology
  • If you require the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences sessions please click on the link below
Duration

One session of one and a half hours


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