Postgraduate Research briefing sessions

The University holds induction events and information briefings for research degree students throughout the academic year. The information and presentations below relate to central events delivered in the current academic year. Resources are updated on an annual basis.

University PGR Induction

8 October 2019

Year 1 (full-time students) and Years 1-2 (part-time students)




PVC (Research & Enterprise) Welcome Presentation (758KB)

Rights and responsibilities

Progression milestones

Academic support

What It Means to be a Keele PGR student (3818KB)

Research training and events

The Personal Development Learning Plan (PDLP) and Research Training (1828KB)

Student support    

Introduction to Student Services (640KB)

Keele Postgraduate Association (KPA)

‌Presentation link

Who to Contact

‌Professor Paul Horrocks, Strategic Lead for Postgraduate Research

Rachel Westwood, Researcher Developer, Academic Development, KIITE 

Academic Development

Student and Academic Services  


Keele Doctoral Academy


University Post-Progression PGR Briefing

12 November 2019

Year 2+ (full-time students) and Year 3+ (part-time students)




Section 1: Post-Progression PGR Briefing Introduction (PDF, 851KB)

Progression Milestones

Section 2: PGR Milestones from Progression to Submission (PDF, 1526KB)


Section 3: What Happens After Submission? (PDF, 780KB)
 Keele Postgraduate Association (KPA)  Presentation link