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Fri 28 Jun 2024
10:00 - 12:30

Venue: Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03c

Provided by: Postgraduate Research Office

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PGRO: Intermission Session For Staff Who Support PGR Students (In Person Face to Face)

Fri 28 Jun 2024


This course will explore considerations for medical and non-medical intermission, with a focus on supporting postgraduate research students who need to take a break from study.

Sessions will be given by members of the Postgraduate Research Office, the International Student Office, Student Registry, the Student Fees and Funding Policy team, and the Student Wellbeing Service.

Topics covered include:

  • introduction to intermission, when it is appropriate, and the application process
  • advising and supporting students who might need intermission
  • supporting students during intermission and when returning to study
  • considerations for student visa holders
  • implications for funding
Target audience

University or College staff involved in supporting postgraduate research students to apply for intermission, including:

  • Supervisors of postgraduate research students
  • Department Postgraduate Administrators and Directors of Postgraduate Education
  • College Postgraduate Administrators and Postgraduate Tutors
  • Degree Committee Administrators, Secretaries and Chairs

Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available. This session is not suitable for students.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 28 Jun   10:00 - 12:30 10:00 - 12:30 Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03c map
  • understand the purpose of intermission and the importance of timely application
  • gain confidence to provide up-to-date advice about intermission
  • gain knowledge to effectively consider requests to intermit
  • understand the implications for student visa-holders and students in receipt of funding
  • share best practice

Presentations and discussion to share best practice


Refreshments will be provided


One session of 2.5 hours

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