We offer a wide range of support for research students at Kingston University including:
We provide extensive training in research methods for all new research students. The workshop-based courses make good use of Kingston's excellent facilities. All supervisors also receive training in supervision methods.
Regular and constructive monitoring by faculty research staff is a key feature of our approach. For example, science students have sessions on using specialised equipment, which is essential for their CVs.
All postgraduate research students at Kingston have the support of the Graduate Research School as well as their home faculties. The Graduate Research School:
Graduate Centres are dedicated spaces for graduate students. These are ideal for private study, holding meetings/seminars or simply relaxing with a newspaper and coffee. The Faculty Offices will be able to provide directions to the nearest Graduate Centre. These provide:
As members of the wider student community, you can take advantage of a range of University-wide support for postgraduates.
We also support postgraduate research students through: