Induction for new postgraduate research students


 September 2022 induction events

Our postgraduate research induction is a mix of videos and presentations from key areas across the College, including an online Q&A session with the Doctoral School.

There are two different Q&A hybrid sessions. You will be sent a MS Teams meeting link to your Royal Holloway email address before the events. We look forward to meeting you at the following sessions:

Wednesday 21 September - Doctoral School & Library

Horton Lecture Theatre 2 & MS Teams (Hybrid event)

11am - 12pm
Tuesday 27 September RDP, Teaching, Careers & Volunteering MS Teams 11am - 12 pm


Induction videos

Find out more about some of the key services for postgraduate researchers at the College in the short videos found here.

Please view the Doctoral School induction and RDP, Careers and CRH induction videos on the RDP Moodle page.  


Induction presentations


School induction presentations

For those of you who are unable to attend the School inductions in September, or who were starting at different times of the year, please view the School induction presentations below (the 2022/23 versions will be posted underneath once the induction has taken place).

Presentations for continuing students:

Contact us

By email:

By phone: 

  • 01784 276886
  • Manned 10am-4pm, Tuesday to Thursday 

In person:

  • Visit our helpdesk in room S-105, Founder's South Tower
  • Open 10am - 4pm on Tuesdays

 Quick links

Welcome to the Doctoral School

Start of session guide for new students