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

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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