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PHD Welcome Week Timetable 2019-2020

Important

Students must attend all of the events listed in this welcome week timetable.

Monday 16th September 2019

Tuesday 17th September 2019

Wednesday 18th September 2019

Thursday 19th September 2019

09:00 - 09:30 Breakfast (Atlas Rooms)

09:15 - 09:20 Welcome speech by Prof Robert Stevens Head of Department (Atlas Rooms)

09:20 - 09:45 Introduction week overview/ PhD Process - Simon Harper (Atlas Rooms)

09:45 - 10:30 PhD - Introduction: Bijan Parsia (Atlas Rooms)

10:30 - 10:45 Talk on teaching assistants (TA`s) - Gareth Henshall (Atlas Rooms)

10:45 - 11:00 H&S Talk - Tony McDonald (Atlas Rooms)

11:00 - 11:15 Refreshment & Convenience Break

11:15 - 11:40 IT Services for new Computer Science students - Mike Thorpe (Atlas Rooms)

11:40 - 12:10 Online resources and Blackboard - Francesca Demontis (Atlas Rooms)

12:10 - 12:25 Public Engagement activities and School Ambassadors - Giles Reger (Atlas Rooms)

12:25 - 13:00 Meet the mentors/other PGR students (Atlas Rooms)

13:00 - 13:45 Lunch with Advisors & Mentors

13:45 - 14:15 Tour of School (Start from Atlas Rooms)

14:15 - 16:15 Working with your Supervisor training (Room 2.19)

Friday 20th September 2019

09:30 - 10:00 School Registration (Room 2.19)

10:00 - 13:30 Report Writing - Sarah Kneen (2.19 Kilburn Building)

13:30 - 14:00 Travel to Sackville Street Building

14:00 - 16:00 FSE Induction Event in Sackville Street building Great Hall and Entrance Hall. Series of welcome talks; information fair; food and drink reception.

16:00 - 16:30 Travel back to Kilburn Building

16:30 - 18:30 Pizza & drinks in the Senior Common Room, 1st Floor of Kilburn Building