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Supervising Graduate Students: workshops for supervisors

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.

Book onto "Supervising Graduate Students" for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Book onto "Supervising Graduate Students" for Sciences, Technology and Mathematics

Book onto "Supervising Graduate Students" for Biomedical Campus Staff

 

Postdocs: An Introduction to 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.

Book onto "An Introduction to PhD Supervision" for Postdocs

 

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Applications are open for the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, 2020-21

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Applications are now open for the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , which will be running over the 2020-21 academic year. During this 12-month course you will develop enquiry-based approaches to engaging with educational challenges and contributions to improvements in the education of...

CUSU Student-Led Teaching Awards 2020

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Nominations are open for the 2020 Student-Led Teaching Awards (SLTAs), which exist to reward outstanding teaching and student support across the University. They are a unique opportunity for students to recognise the exceptional contribution of teaching and non-teaching staff to their education at Cambridge, and to...