Doctoral College Welcome

Wednesday, 09 October 2019


Fraser Noble Hall

University of Leicester


Doctoral College Welcome

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Welcome to the University of Leicester and the start of your research degree!


The Doctoral College Welcome will introduce you to the University, give you a chance to meet others starting with you, as well as give you a glimpse of the support that will be available to you here at Leicester. We hope it will be a fun and inspiring event, where any concerns you might have as you start this major venture can be addressed! You will meet the Dean of the Doctoral College as well as key members of staff who will be supporting you through your research degree programme.


The Doctoral College Welcome Event (Wednesday, 09 October 2019), Fraser Noble Hall,  2 University Rd, Leicester LE1 7RA.


Please book yourself on to this event (click on the link below for the booking form, where you will also find more details). You will also be given guidance on starting your PhD within your department/school.


The programme will be as follows:

Programme of the day

12:00-13:15: Registration with Lunch and Services Fair

13:15-13:30: Doctoral College Welcome

13:30-14:00: My 3 Questions

14:00-14:30: Mental Wellbeing Support

14:30-15:00: Doctoral College Support

15:00-15:30: Break

15:30-16:00: Take up of My 3 Questions

16:00-16:15: MyPGR

16:15-16:45: College Breakout

17:00-18:00: Doctoral Inaugural Lectures

18:00-19:00: Reception


The welcome will be live-streamed so if you would like to attend virtually, please also register via the link.


To learn a little more about the Doctoral College, watch this.


Any questions or concerns regarding our events, please contact Kelly McCormack in the Doctoral College team at


We wish you all the very best as you start your research degree and look forward to welcoming you to the University.


The Doctoral College Team


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