PhD webinars

Our PhD webinar series is an opportunity for you to interact with staff and students to learn more about postgraduate research at the University of Surrey. Our live online events take place throughout the year and aim to answer the most common questions about undertaking a PhD.

Upcoming webinars

Applying for a PhD

This webinar will take a detailed look at how to apply for a PhD at the University of Surrey. You’ll be able to hear advice from academics and current postgraduate research students on finding and approaching a supervisor and preparing a research proposal. Staff from Admissions will be on hand to help with any specific questions.

23 September 2020: 4pm - 4:30pm Register

Funding your PhD

This webinar will provide you with an overview of funding types. We will run through some of the funded studentship opportunities available at the University of Surrey. Current students will pass on their advice for managing your money and working alongside your PhD.

25 November 2020: 4pm - 4:30pm Register

The PhD experience

We aim to demystify the PhD. What is the day-to-day experience of a PhD? What are the ups and downs? What motivates PhD students? What do PhD students go on to do after completing? Hear from current postgraduate researchers and learn more about the support offered from the Doctoral College, the Researcher Development Programme and our wider research community.

17 February 2020: 4pm - 4:45pm Register

PhD courses

Applicant guide

Campus tours