Role Description: Vice President Postgraduates Taught

CaitlĂ­n Rankin-McCabe - VP Taught Postgraduates 2017/18

1. Mending Master's deadlines.

Changing the module deadlines for Master's students so that students who apply for a pathway will get their confirmation before their timetables.

2. Postgraduate Wellbeing

Secured funding for wellbeing sessions exclusive to postgraduate students, lots more information at http://www.exeter.ac.uk/doctoralcollege/support/pgrservices/wellbeing/

3. Yoga sessions

This initiative put wellbeing and social inclusion to the fore and Caitlyn describes it as her 'favourite win of the year, because every weekly session was absolutely packed.' A great benefit to our PGs.

4. Postgraduate dinner

Caitlyn has lobbied for and created a postgraduate dinner for the 2018/19 academic year.

5. PHD Progression

Progression forums have been developed this year to help masters or taught postgraduate students by pairing them with PHD students. The doctoral College are giving a lot more support and help with research proposals and advice.

Thank you, Caitlyn!

 


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