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Tue 21 Jan 2020
12:30 - 14:00

Venue: Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03b

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Supervising Graduate Students: Workshop for Supervisors (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Description


If you are new to supervising graduate students at Cambridge (studying both for one-year courses or PhDs) the Board of Graduate Studies strongly recommends you to take part in some form of professional development. In collaboration with BGS, the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning offers training and support for newly-appointed supervisors of graduate students and for those new to the Cambridge system. The workshops, which run over lunchtime, are designed to consider reciprocal expectations and duties, as well as approaches to supervising, and to raise awareness of possible issues and where to go for support.

Target audience
  • Principal supervisor or co-supervisor of graduate students (University staff)
  • Please note that PhD students are not eligible for this course
  • If you are a PhD student please see the Researcher Development Programme which offers courses on supervising for PhD students
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 21 Jan 2020   12:30 - 14:00 12:30 - 14:00 Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03b map Dr Anna Gannon
Aims
  • to consider your role as a supervisor: expectations and duties
  • to provide an introduction to the administrative requirements of the role
  • to reflect on best practice to guide students successfully and on how to avoid pitfalls
  • to have an awareness of the range of sources of support available in the collegiate University
  • to consider a range of approaches to supervising
Further information
  • Additional bespoke courses (School or Department based) can be arranged on request, please email CCTL
Notes
  • The dates above are for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • If you require the Sciences and Technology sessions please follow this link
Duration

One session of one and a half hours

There will not be a scheduled break in this session. So you are encouraged to go to the Whale Café on your way in and pick up a drink. If you show your University card, you will get a small discount!

Theme
Supervising Graduates

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