PhD Induction Week

Welcome to UCLIC! Please see our Induction Week Timetable September 2021 below...

Check out the UCL New Students site and see info about Pre-enrolment before you start in UCL! If you fail to complete pre-enrolment or don't receive any communication about these arrangements before you are due to arrive please contact the New Students Team. Please download the Welcome to UCL app to pick and choose your Induction events. It's available for iPhone and Android.

Time Event Venue
Throughout September 2021
Times: Variable from 9.00 - 18.00 Event: UCL Online Induction modules; Event: International Student Orientation programme; Event: Active Bystander programme about bullying and harassment - compulsory available from 20 Sept; Event: Induction videos; Event: ID cards for collection in Jeremy Bentham Room and BRP collection in Haldane Room for all students from 6 Sept onwards Venue: Mostly online; links to training provided at respective websites
Tuesday 21 September
Time: 12.00 - 13.30 Event: Doctoral School Welcome event (targeted for International PhD students) Register at Eventbrite
Wednesday 22 September
Time: 14.30 - 16.00 Event: UCLIC Induction tour and picnic (weather permitting) Meet at UCLIC, 66-72 Gower Street Reception
Thursday 23 September
Time: 08.45 - 09.45 Event: Welcome to UCL: Support Services (Library, estates, security etc) Register at Eventbrite
Time: 11.15 - 12.15 Event: Welcome to UCL: Support Services (Library, estates, security etc) - Repeat session Register at Eventbrite
Time: 14.15 - 15.15 Event: Welcome to UCL: Support Services (Library, estates, security etc) - Repeat session Register at Eventbrite
Monday 27 September
Time: 10.00 - 12.30 Event: UCLIC PhD Induction - introduction to UCLIC people and resources and the PhD programme in HCI Venue: MS Teams
Break
Time: 14.00 - 15.30 Event: Computer Science (CS) Dept Induction - Welcome from CS Head of Dept (Prof. Steve Hailes) and PGR Tutor (Prof. Anthony Hunter) and admin introductions (Finances, Library, support from the CS dept, CS account, PGTA'ing, Health and Safety, Student Q&As) Venue: MS Teams
Time: 16.00 - 16.45 Event: UCLIC Staff and Student Digital Introductions (and some info about MSc) Venue: Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 985 8867 9835 Passcode: 664230
Tuesday 28 September
Time: 10.00 - 11.30 Event: Doctoral School Welcome event (all PhD students) - see Doctoral School Welcome website and videos below that you should try to watch in your own time prior to attending one of the welcome events. Register at Eventbrite
Event: Welcome to UCL's research community. What is a research degree at UCL by Professor David Bogle: Pro-Vice-Provost of the Doctoral School Video
Event: Key People, Resources and Spaces by Elizabeth Halton: Deputy Director, Doctoral School Video
Event: Researcher Development at UCL - Doctoral Skills by Kasia Bronk: Academic Development Manager Video
Event: Careers Information for Research Students by Dr Jana Dankovicova: Career Consultant, UCL Careers Video
Event: UCL Student Mediator by Dr Ruth Siddal: UCL Student Mediator Video
Event: UCL Student Union by Viktoria Makai: Postgraduate Students' Officer for 2021/22 Video
Break
Time: 16.00 - 16.45 Event: AskUCL Masterclass Venue: Student Enquiries Centre - Register at MS Forms
Wednesday 29 September
Time: 12.00 - 12.30 Event: Psychology Division (PALS) Induction - Introduction to the Division - by Prof. Rosemary Varley (Head of Language and Cognition): stepping in for Prof Peter Fonagy, Head of PALS Division; John Swettenham, Divisional Graduate Tutor, to introduce talks. Venue: MS Teams
Time: 12.30 - 12.45 Event: PALS Induction - Ethics applications, Risk Assessments and GDPR by Adam Harris: Chair of PALS Ethic Committee Venue: As above - MS Teams
Time: 12.45 - 12.55 Event: Briefing for new PhD students on 2nd year Labs/mini projects by Viktor Kewenig: 2nd Year Labs Demonstrator Venue: As above - MS Teams
Time: 12.55 - 13.05 Event: Postgraduate Peer group (PPG) - A short introduction to the PPG, a student-led group for Psychology and Language Sciences PhD students: Lisa Witkowska and Lena Sakure Venue: As above - MS Teams
Time: 13.05 - 13.15 Event: PALS Induction - Sustainablity at UCL and UCL's Green Impact programme by John Draper: Divisional Manager; How PALS contributes to UCL's Green Impact programme. Venue: As above - MS Teams
Time: 13.15 - 13.30 Event: Translational Research within UCL by UCL Business, UCL Technology Fund and UCL Translational Research Office - Speaker/s to be confirmed Venue: As above - MS Teams
Friday 1 October
Time: 14.00 - 15.30 Event: Doctoral School Welcome - see Doctoral School Welcome website see also videos as above (28 Sept) Venue: Register at EventBrite
Time: 15.00 - 17.00 Event: UCLIC Online Digital Stories by incoming MSc in HCI students Venue: Zoom meeting - Meeting ID: 939 0559 5834 Passcode: 211192
Saturday 2 October
Time: 11.00 - 19.00 Event: Students' Union UCL Digital Welcome Fair Venue: SU Welcome 2021
Sunday 3 October
Time: 11.00 - 19.00 Event: Students' Union UCL Digital Welcome Fair Venue: SU Welcome 2021
Tuesday 5 October
Time: 14.30 - 16.00 Event: UCLIC Induction tour and picnic (weather permitting) Meet at UCLIC, 66-72 Gower Street Reception
Wednesday 6 October
Time: 11.00 - 11.30 Event: IT Drop in session on Live@UCL (email) Book at ISD Drop in session
Time: 14.00 - 15.00 Event: Welcome to UCL: Library Skills Register at Eventbrite
Time: 15.00 - 15.30 Event: IT Drop in session on Office 365 + Software Book at ISD Drop in session
Tuesday 12 October
Time: 11.30 - 14.00 Event: Faculty PGR Induction Venue : Register at EventBrite

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See also IT Essentials for new students and the following additional Welcome videos:
UCL YouTube channel.
UCL Student Support and Wellbeing.
Check in Inkpath for upcoming dates in 2021-22 for training on Doctoral Skills and the Research Log.

Info and Forms

PhD Handbook 2021-22;
10 things to help you settle into UCL 2020 - many things still relevant in 2021, but some links may be out of date;
Psychology MSc modules available for PhD students-2021-22;
Computer Science modules available for PhD students - check each MSc for module listings - note places might be limited ;
Courses sign up sheet.