This session is compulsory for all PhD researchers who intend to teach /support students as a PgTA, and should be completed before undertaking PgTA duties.

Each Introductory session is based on a flipped approach:

  • pre-session materials provided to participants a week in advance of the synchronous session (approx. 1-1.5 hours)
  • online synchronous session (2.5 hours)

The aim of the session is to provide

  • key information regarding the role of PGTA and the Code of Practice for PGTAs;
  • introductory guidance on delivering effective sessions and assessing students.

Course Dates 2022-23

All sessions run from 10.00 - 12.30pm:

  • 26 September 2022
  • 5 October 2022
  • 19 January 2023
  • 3 May 2023

Bookings for all dates will close 1 week prior to the course date


PhD students must book via PhD Manager