The Graduate School offers comprehensive support and guidance for Postgraduate Research Degree (PGR) Supervisors through Introductory and Best Practice workshops, Development workshops, topics of advanced or specialist interest, and useful resources.

A full list of our supervision workshops can be found on our events page and via our dedicated Eventbrite page.


In the workshops, we provide an overview of the processes involved in managing a research degree student at Portsmouth, as well as providing opportunities for you to pick up many hints and tips and to discuss the 'art' of supervision with experienced supervisors. 

We also offer online training for:

Please note that due to coronavirus all face-to-face sessions are currently being provided online via Zoom. Once registered for a workshop access links will be sent to you. For extra Research Degree Student support and guidance through coronavirus, please see our PGR coronavirus FAQs page.

Useful resources for supervisors and staff

The following resources will help you to support your research students:

University forms for PGR procedures and processes can be found via the Department of Student and Academic Administration.

External information and resources

The following information and resources are by external bodies which may help to enhance your research supervisor experience:

If you have any enquiries with regards to our supervisor workshops, please contact supervisorevents@port.ac.uk

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