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Monday 4 October 2021 Registration/Induction Day

  1. Registration 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. - The Atrium, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Ave., Cambridge, CB3 0FD
  2. Induction talk 11:00 a.m., In person - Lecture Theatre 1 - and streamed: the Director of Postgraduate Education will give a brief introduction to the course.
  3. Researcher Development 11:45 a.m.: the Researcher Development Coordinator will give an introduction to the department's Researcher Development Programme 
  4. Computing facilities 12:10 p.m.; Graham Hatt, IT Support Manager, and the Sys-Admin team will talk about how to get help with your computing needs
  5. Q&A  12:30 p.m.; the Postgraduate Education team will talk about the Postgraduate Education Office and endeavour to answer your other questions.
  6. Lunch break 1:00 p.m. 
  7. Course Advisers / DoS 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Some Course Advisers (MPhil) or Directors of Studies (Part III) will have arranged to meet their advisees online during the afternoon of 4 October 2021. Please check with your adviser for arrangements. This will an opportunity to discuss your module choices and make last-minute changes if necessary. Others will meet advisees later in the week or early the following week.

5 October 2021

Students who are unable to attend on 4 October because they are quarantining, isolating or still in transit should email the Postgraduate Education Office for a link to a video conference to be held at 11:00 a.m.

October 2021 Health and Safety Course

All new M.Phil students (including former Cambridge undergraduates) must attend the compulsory, and online, Health and Safety Course.

Wednesday 6 October 2021

  • 10:00 MPhil Students' Project Briefing (Director of Postgraduate Education) Lecture Theatre 2
  • 12:00 Part III Students' Project Briefing (Director of Postgraduate Education) Lecture Theatre 2
  • CANCELLED - 12:30 Using Moodle and 'other things', FAQs (Graduate Education Team) Lecture Theatre 2

Thursday 7 October 2021

Friday 8 October 2021

Module conveners will explain the module structure and assessment criteria in the first class for each module. The timetable has been arranged as far as possible to avoid clashes in students' module choices. Please note that some, but not all, lectures at the University of Cambridge start on a Thursday and finish on a Wednesday.