Author Archives: Heather McKiggan-Fee

PG X-change: Call for speakers and Chair (apply by 3rd November)

Would you like an opportunity to gain valuable presentation experience and feedback from your peers? The PG X-change provides an opportunity for taught and research postgraduate students to present their research in a relaxed atmosphere to an enthusiastic, interdisciplinary audience.  … Continue reading

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McCall MacBain Teaching Excellence Award (apply by 26th February)

The University of St Andrews is grateful to the McCall MacBain Foundation for enabling us to establish a new award scheme to recognise staff that have shown outstanding contributions to teaching.  In order to provide a distinctive complement to our existing university … Continue reading

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Innovation Grant & PG Conference Fund (apply by 13th November)

Staff and research postgraduate students are invited to apply for funding to support: Innovative projects to develop transferable skills training resources or activities for research postgraduate students (up to £2000). Conferences organised by and for research postgraduates (up to £1000 … Continue reading

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Mandatory courses for PG tutors/demonstrators (28-29 September)

The University requires that all PhD students who teach (eg tutoring, lab demonstrating, project supervision, marking) must complete a formal course of training provided by CAPOD before they begin teaching.  If you are hoping to teach in Semester 1 and … Continue reading

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Student Mental Health Toolkit for postgraduates who teach (25th Sept)

This interactive GRADskills workshop is delivered by staff from Student Services.  It takes elements from the Scottish Mental Health First Aid training, and other mental health information, and puts this alongside the University policies to inform staff in understanding and … Continue reading

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Mandatory courses for PG tutors/demonstrators

The University requires that all PhD students who teach (eg tutoring, lab demonstrating, project supervision, marking) must complete a formal course of training provided by CAPOD before they begin teaching.  If you are hoping to teach in Semester 1 and … Continue reading

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Innovation Grant / PG Conference Fund (AY17-18 dates)

Staff and research postgraduate students are invited to apply for funding to support: Innovative projects to develop transferable skills training resources or activities for research postgraduate students (up to £2000). Conferences organised by and for research postgraduates (up to £1000 … Continue reading

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Innovation Grant / PG Conference Fund (AY17-18 dates)

Staff and research postgraduate students are invited to apply for funding to support: Innovative projects to develop transferable skills training resources or activities for research postgraduate students (up to £2000). Conferences organised by and for research postgraduates (up to £1000 … Continue reading

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Mandatory courses for PGR tutors/demonstrators

The University requires that all PhD students who teach (eg tutoring, lab demonstrating, project supervision, marking) must complete a formal course of training provided by CAPOD before they begin teaching.  If you are hoping to teach in semester 1 and … Continue reading

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How to become a more confident networker – Parts 1 and 2 (8th June)

These two CAPOD workshops for staff and postgraduate students are delivered by the highly acclaimed and engaging Will Kintish, who has helped thousands of people become more confident and effective networkers by delivering networking tips, techniques and training to people … Continue reading

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