Doctoral College news

The latest news and updates from the postgraduate research (PGR) and early career researcher (ECR) community at the University of Surrey

New Director Announced!

We are pleased to announce that Dr Kate Gleeson has been appointed as the new Director of the Doctoral College with effect from 1 August 2019. Kate is a member of the School of Psychology and previously held the role of Associate Dean for the Doctoral College for the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. She […]


NEW: Tier 4 Visa Information for PGRs

  As a Tier 4 visa holder studying at the University of Surrey, you are obliged to ensure that you maintain the conditions of your visa: Keep your contact details up-to-date through your Surrey Self-Service account and report any changes to your immigration status to Visa Compliance   Engage with your research programme   Check […]


Surrey Top of EPSRC Rankings

The University of Surrey is now top at EPSRC for the number of New Investigator Awards with 8 awards and an overall value of £2,084,130. Some of the highlights of these awards are: Dr Ioana Boureanu, Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Surrey Centre for Cyber Security, was awarded £300,000 for the Automatic Verification of Complex […]


Doctoral College Conference 2019

The 2019 Organising Committee (L to R) David Győrfi, Chelsea Dainton, Claudia Davidson (Chair), Lisa Pomford (Vice-chair), Dr Hannah Newman, Timothy Chukwu (missing – Maryam Mirhadizadeh)   The Doctoral College Conference is organised and run completely by current PGRs and ECRs and this year the committee did an incredible job sorting through over 400 abstracts to pull together a fascinating […]


PGR Spotlight: Alex Reeve

Alex has recently been longlisted for the Polari Prize, a prestigious award for LGBTQ+ literature, for his first novel and we spoke to him about his writing, research, and advice for budding novelists. What is the novel about? My debut novel, The House on Half Moon Street, is a Victorian crime story set in London […]


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