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All new postgraduate students starting in September 2018 are invited to attend an induction led by the Dean of the Graduate School during Welcome Week. These sessions will include talks from your Faculty Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, the Master of Woolf College, the Director of Student Services and the Kent Graduate Student Association.


Induction for Taught Master's Students

Wednesday, 19 September 2018


Woolf Lecture Theatre, Canterbury campus

Social Sciences:

13.00 – 14.30  

Humanities and Sciences:

14.45 – 16.15


Medway Inductions

Thursday, 20 September 2018


Rochester Building R2-09, Medway campus

Postgraduate Taught (PGT):

10.30 – 12.00

Postgraduate Research (PGR):

11.15 – 15.45

The Medway Induction will include a 'Kickstart Your PhD' workshop that all incoming PhD students are required to attend. Students who are unable to make their induction will be asked to join another Kickstart session later in the term.


Induction for Postgraduate Researchers

Friday, 21 September 2018


Cornwallis South East (COLT 2 & 3), Canterbury campus

Social Sciences: 09.30 – 10.45

Sciences: 10.30 – 11.45

Humanities: 11.30 – 12.45

Postgraduate Researchers will be invited to the Graduate School after their induction for refreshments and a chance to browse information stands.


As well as providing general information about postgraduate study and research at Kent, the upcoming inductions will include information on the following:

For Taught Master's students:

  • The Global Skills Award Programme
  • Graduate School activities and events


For PhD and Master's by Research students:

  • Training opportunities provided for postgraduate researchers via the Researcher Development Programme (RDP)
  • The role of your supervisor and supervision requirements
  • Progression Monitoring stages for PhD students

Unable to attend your induction?

Please visit the Graduate School (Cornwallis East, third floor, room 322) to collect your induction pack.


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Last Updated: 10/07/2018