Making the Transition to PhD Study
Duration 1 hour
Team Researcher Academy

This face to face course is run by the Researcher Academy

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. 

Target audience: PGR's 


A session for PGR’s exploring making the transition to PhD study covering well-being, self-care and developing a work-life balance, considering how academic expectations differ to undergraduate study and looking at the University support available and how to access it. Session delivered by Alice Haslam and Sandra Rose, PGR Welfare and EDI Officers and Professor Sara Goodacre, Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Genetics, Life Sciences.

After the session we will be having refreshments and cake in the Graduate Centre space which is an opportunity for you to network and ask questions. 

Process: 1 Hour Seminar 

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience any difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at

Access seminar room on campus
Take part in group activities/ discussions
Follow presentation slides during the course
Watch and listen to the course tutor(s) and/ or other attendees
Attend the course at a specific date and time 

Booking Conditions

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded. 


LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
University Park08 November 202308 November 202312:30pm - 1:30pm24