Overview

The early stages of your PhD are about finding your feet, working out what you want to achieve and making the best possible start to your postgraduate research.

First steps

Tips for the initial actions you need to take in the early stages of your PhD, and getting the support you need from your Supervisor and School.

First steps

Training suggestions

Ideas for training courses that are particularly helpful for new PhD students, a self study pack to help you prepare ot write a first year report, and links to support for new international PhD students.

Training suggestions

Study tips videos

'Talking 'Eds': short video clips of postgradute students discussing their best tips for succeeding at postgraduate level.

Study tips videos


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