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

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. 

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

The PhD experience: Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

We’ll focus on the experience of undertaking a PhD in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. Join our live chat with staff and students to find out about PhD opportunities open to you, our research culture and our community.

9 December 2020: 4pm - 4:45pm Register

The PhD experience: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

We’ll focus on the experience of undertaking a PhD in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. Join our live chat with staff and students to find out about PhD opportunities open to you, our research culture and our community.

20 January 2021: 4pm - 4:45pm  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 2021: 4pm - 4:45pm Register

The PhD experience: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

We’ll focus on the experience of undertaking a PhD in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Join our live chat with staff and students to find out about PhD opportunities open to you, our research culture and our community.

17 March 2021: 4pm - 4:45pm Register

Applying for a PhD

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.

16 June 2021: 4pm - 4:30pm Register