Researcher development Getting started

We have a range of tools, resources and courses to help you get off to the best start on your PhD journey.

The institutional induction session runs twice a year (typically April and October) – book onto the waiting list if there isn’t a date listed. You’ll get a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know when you start.

You should also receive an induction in you Faculty/Department or Research Group covering things like health and safety, who to seek help from, introduction to your peers.

The following tools, resources and courses are all highly recommended in the first few months of your PhD.