Doctoral College news

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

PGRs on Placement: Alex Ling

Interested in a placement? Check out all the opportunities currently available to Surrey PGRs here. What was your motivation for undertaking a placement? I was in a period of finishing writing for my doctorate thesis and also looking for professional experience. The Locus programs offered a diverse range of work placements and I found a […]


Financial Support for PGRs

We understand that with the increased cost of living and energy prices on the rise, you may find yourself in financial difficulty and require some additional support. That’s why we want to remind you that you may be able to access support from the University Hardship Fund. The Hardship Fund is administered by the Student […]


Courageous Conversations: Understanding Disability and Neurodiversity #3

Three members of the University’s Neurodiversity Network have collaborated with us on this series of Q&As about stigma, stereotyping, and how you can be a great ally and colleague. Daisy Shearer is the third person to tackle these challenging questions. Is it ok to ask someone if they are neurodivergent, or is that sensitive information? D: I think it’s […]


We are looking for new ECR/PGR members to join the University Ethics Committee

The University Ethics Committee reviews research applications that involve human participants to ensure we work in a way that is fair and reasonable for the people who are the subjects in our research. This covers a very broad range of topics from studies of children in care, veterans of the armed services, understanding sleep, cultural […]


Courageous Conversations: Understanding Disability and Neurodiversity #2

Three members of the University’s Neurodiversity Network have collaborated with us on this series of Q&As about stigma, stereotyping, and how you can be a great ally and colleague. Caroline Uncles is the second to tackle these challenging questions. Is it ok to ask someone if they are neurodivergent, or is that sensitive information? C: Yes, it is ok […]


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