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Graduate Student support

Graduate Student Administrator

Hours of work: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9-5.

Deals with all aspects of Graduate Student administration including:

  • Acts as Secretary to Department Graduate Education Committee and works closely with the Committee Chair;
  • Processes enquiries and applications for postgraduate study via email and the University’s online application system (CAMSIS);
  • BBSRC Studentships and interviews in collaboration with Department of Zoology; Frank Smart Awards and Studentships; CISS funding/Gates Scholarships; CHESS funding exercise;
  • Graduate Termly Assessments;
  • Graduate First Year Project Proposals and Reports;
  • First and Third Year Graduate Seminars;
  • Second Year Poster Day;
  • Graduate Third Year Data collections;
  • Graduate Third and Fourth Year Plans;
  • Enters nominations and updates for BBSRC and NERC studentships on the Research Councils Joint Electronic Submission system;
  • Notifies the Degree Committee of PhD examiner details;
  • Updates Department Graduate Handbook; updates Graduate Studies Prospectus;
  • Updates PhD project details on

BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Administrator

BBSRC DTP is administered by the School of Biological Sciences.