Virtual working retreat: a PGR reps initiative

Last year was one of the most challenging years for not only our school, but the whole world. The COVID-19 pandemic not only changed the way we perceive interpersonal communication, but it highlighted how student and academic communities can interact with each other whilst social distancing. As this year’s PGR …

Joining a School committee – My experience of being part of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committee

There are different committees at our School and many welcome PGR representation. Over the last two years I have been part of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committee, which aims to create a culture that values everybody and tries to develop a research and work environment that is fair, transparent …

PGR Reps 2018-2019

This academic year of 2018/19, as a group of six PGR reps, we have worked on different projects aiming to enhance the community of the postgraduate students. We wanted to enhance student connection in our diverse community of different personalities and backgrounds as well as to expand our relationship with …

PGR Reps 2017-2018

Representing a diverse learning community in the School of Health in Social Science In this post, the Postgraduate Representatives (2017-2018) at the School of Health in Social Science share their contributions towards organising events by integrating social and academic activities to engender a sense of belonging in a diverse learning …