Your Student Newsletter - Week 8
Warwick Updates
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Hello Pgr,

Today we have a Researcher Development Online and Next Steps Career Series for you to get involved in, a guide on how to submit your thesis, a PhD Network session, a Wellbeing support session, and a PhD networking event. Sumbit an essay exploring digital technology and the world of work for the chance to win £500! And learn more about changes coming to campus over summer affecting the PG Hub, Health Centre and some accommodation and walking routes.


PGR News

Researcher Development Online and Next Steps Careers Series

Researcher Development Online has published the new programme for the summer term. Check out our RDO Summer Notebook to find an overview of all workshops and events. From writing support and research methods to doing your PhD in a second language – there’s something for everyone! Please also note that our Next Steps Careers Series continues until 24 July, so there’s still lots of time to browse the programme and take part in workshops. For all workshops and events, please use SkillsForge to sign up.

How to submit your thesis

Are you preparing to submit your thesis? The Doctoral College website has a guide to examinations with a wealth of information to help make your submission as smooth as possible. Please note that your thesis must meet the University requirements for presentation. The Doctoral College’s FAQ page answers lots of questions covering the entire submission process, including information from embargos to pass lists. If you can’t find the information you need, please email us.

PGR matters

Are you curious about the various PhD Networks that exist at Warwick? Join us on 27 June on MS Teams for a PGR Matters session on PhD Networks to learn more and get to know some of our networks. Sign up to this session and find out more information here.

Foundations for Wellbeing

Take a break in the Postgrad Hub with Wellbeing Support Services, and learn some simple things you can incorporate into your day! Our final drop-in session on Sleep, Rest and Relaxation will be held on Wednesday 29 June between 2-3pm. Find out more here.

PGR Networking

Whatever your stage of your PhD, join us in this networking event and take this opportunity to meet PGRs from different disciplines – Wednesday 22nd June, 5pm-7pm in the Wolfson Research Exchange!
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Learning, teaching and research

5 questions with...

This week for our 5 Questions With... series, we sat down with undergraduate researcher Isaac McGirr. He told us about the Undergraduate Research Support Scheme that he's been accepted onto, gave advice to anyone starting out in research, and how he likes to unwind. Read more here.

Take an Interdisciplinary module next year

Did you know you can take a range of 15 CATS modules with the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL) alongside your course? These modules are all about developing new ways of understanding the world by making connections between ideas, experiences and practice. Next year there will be four new modules in the mix, designed by module convenors and students: Creating Digital Futures, Local/Global Shakespearience, The Slow Movement: Interdisciplinary Adventures in Time and Pace and Rethinking Health Science. Find out more about these and other modules and register your interest.
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Student Opportunity and Events

Productivity and the Futures of Work essay & video competition

Fancy a creative outlet to showcase your thought-provoking ideas around how digital technology is transforming the world of work? The Productivity and Futures of Work Global Research Priority team is running an essay and video competition with a prize of £500 for the winner! Find out more about the contest and enter.

You may be eligible for a non-repayable grant to support your summer experience!

Do you have plans to undertake an international study, work, or volunteering placement? Apply now for funding support through the Turing Scheme which does not require repayment. Find out more about the eligibility criteria and apply for this short-term mobility opportunity.

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Campus and Community

Summer celebrations - changes on campus

Learn more about the Commonwealth Athlete Village Accreditation Zone affecting some areas of campus, alternative cycle and walking paths, and changes to the location of the PG HUB, Amazon lockers and Health Centre.

Open days - plan your travel and departures

Our Undergraduate Open Days are taking place on Saturday 18 June and Saturday 25 June. We are expecting busy days on campus, with many of our car parks becoming full. Please keep this in mind if you're planning to come onto campus, or intending to vacate your residence on these days. Visitors will begin arriving at 8:30am, with peak traffic between 9:30am-11am. If you are taking an exam on Saturday 18 June, please ensure you allow extra time to arrive. If you have any questions please email opendays@warwick.ac.uk.
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Yoga Class

Feeling the exam stress? Don't worry, you're almost there! Take some time out and join us for a relaxing FREE yoga session this Friday 17 at 12.30pm in The Copper Rooms 2, aimed to increase your awareness of the breath and body, and quieting of the nervous system.

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Let's keep the dialogue going

Term 3 learning and teaching survey 

There's still time to share your learning and teaching experience in our survey. It takes 10 minutes and you can enter our prize draw to win a £200 Amazon voucher!

Best wishes,

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and the Student Communications Team