Tag Archive > PGR


VP Student Communities: Postgraduate Experience

In Features

Hello! My name is Emily Harrison and I am your VP Student Communities for 2018/19.

As part of my role, I oversee the representation and support of Postgraduate students. However, I do not do this alone! We also have elected PGR reps and a Postgraduate Committee who help provide feedback about what students want and help to deliver PG events and activities.

This blog post is intended to be a bit of an update as to my current progress on a few projects, and what you can expect to see from the Students’ Union in the next few months.

PGR Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , ,


Get your voice heard to help the University to improve the student experience

In General


The university currently has a number of key surveys out at the moment, designed to improve the student experience across a range of areas.

Whether you are a PGR, PGT or an undergrad, make sure you get your voice heard by completing one of the following surveys:

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES)

The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) is the only UK higher education sector-wide survey to gain insight from postgraduate research students about their learning and supervision experience. The feedback from this survey will help to improve the experience for our postgraduate research students.If you are a PGR … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


PGR Committee By-election Nominations for Training and Development Officer

In General

The position for the Training and Development Officer on the PGR (Postgraduate Research) Committee up for by-election as it wasn’t filled in the first election.

The Training and Development Officer is responsible for communicating with PGRs on the strengths and weaknesses of current training and development opportunities and communicating their ideas and feedback to the Union and the University (sitting on the Doctoral College Training and Development Sub-Committee.)

This role is a great opportunity to gain new skills and help develop opportunities for PGR students.

You can read more about the committee here.

Nominations are open NOW until tomorrow … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , ,


Postgrad Life: A Guest blog by your Postgraduate Research Student Officer

In General

Hi, my name’s Mike and I’m the Postgraduate Research Student Officer (PGR) for the Students’ Union.

Whether you’re a new or continuing PGR this year, I’d like to welcome you back to Southampton and hope you had a great summer1. It’s my job to represent PGRs, so please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions, suggestions, praise or criticism2 regarding our provision for you. The Union is planning a number of initiatives related to postgrad engagement and representation this year and your participation and feedback will be both needed and genuinely appreciated.

The Union is … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


#Mysusu: success in the communities

In General

There are always so many exciting thing going on within SUSU, but sometimes you don’t hear about everything going on. So as part of the #Mysusu iniative we’re putting a spotlight on successes in the communities.

In March the Student Forums launched, which are online discussion boards that were created to foster communication between students at satellite campuses. Additionally, over at Erasmus Park their common room was rennovated with new furniture and layout for the social space, and research into renovations for other common rooms took place!

In June the Post Graduate Research Association was set up. The association aims … Read the rest

Continue reading...

Tags: , , ,