The York Graduate Research School induction event provides essential information and practical advice about starting your research programme, plus an opportunity to meet other new researchers from across the University.

Induction is for new Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs i.e. PhD, MPhil and Masters by Research students), and is hosted by the York Graduate Research School (YGRS).

Book your place

Our next Induction event is on Wednesday 4 October 2023

Book your place at Induction


Welcome from the Dean of the York Graduate Research School
Opening the event, Professor Kate Arnold will provide you with an introduction to researching at the University of York.

YGRS Showcase
We’ll show you where to find essential information, opportunities and support available to you throughout your programme.

Getting Started
We’ll share practical advice on how to plan ahead, navigate potential challenges and connect with others across the YGRS and wider University community. We will also hear advice from current postgraduate researchers to help you get started and make the most of your time at York.

‘Any Questions’ Panel Discussion
Our panel of postgraduate researchers and University staff will answer any question you might have about researching at York. Submit your questions in advance to our YGRS Induction Padlet.

Refreshments and mingle
Enjoy refreshments, learn more about support and take the opportunity to chat to one another in a welcoming space.