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Supervising graduate students: workshops for supervisors (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) 

Short, practical workshops (1.5 hours) are held throughout the year over lunchtimes. Combining short case studies with time for questions and discussion, these workshops are designed to enable participants to consider the supervisor's role, best practice in guiding students' progress and a range of approaches to supervising graduate students, essential administration and the range of support available within the collegiate University. 

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Supporting postgraduate students with mental health difficulties 

A participative, discussion-based two-hour workshop which provides an opportunity to reflect on how students with mental health difficulties can be supported in postgraduate study. The workshop covers best practice in supporting students and update on services available to all involved.

This workshop runs once during Lent Term.

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Postdocs: Assisting with PhD Supervision 

Though not official supervisors, many postdocs and other university staff are involved in the process of supervising PhD students. You face the challenging task of fostering creativity, delivering feedback, and managing a supervisor-student relationship. This workshop explores the principles of good supervision, the art of delivering critical feedback for best results, and the teacher/learner roles of the supervisor-supervisee relationship. It is aimed at those looking to develop their skills in effective and inspired pedagogy.

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CUSU Student Led Teaching Awards 2017

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