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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

 

Latest news

New resources on 'teaching remotely' released

2 April 2020

CCTL have created a new section on our website: ' Teaching Remotely '. Our first new guide found there is ‘ Moving Supervisions Online ’. This introductory guide addresses planning for and conducting online supervisions, including practical considerations about devices, platforms and tools, as well as structuring online...

Teaching Forum 2020: Withdrawn

25 March 2020

It is with regret that the Teaching Forum planned for 14 April has been withdrawn. We very much hope that colleagues who had registered (and others) will be able to join us at the Teaching Forum in 2021. In the meantime, CCTL are working with colleagues across the collegiate University to support staff in moving to online...