Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)

We provide a rich portfolio of training and support to develop your confidence and expertise in teaching students in an international research environment.

Requirements to teach

Those wanting to teach must complete:

Introduction to learning and teaching
A one-day course for PhD students who are teaching or planning to teach.

Further training

Graduate Teaching Assistant training courses

Workshop courses to develop your teaching skills.

York Learning and Teaching Award (YLTA)

This accredited nine-month programme is for researchers wanting to develop their teaching skills ahead of an academic career in higher education.

Learning and Teaching Forum workshops

A series of lunchtime workshops open to all involved in teaching and learning support, including GTAs. Run by the Academic Support Office.

Academic integrity

All postgraduates who teach, as both students and teachers, should be aware of issues around academic integrity.

Interested in teaching?

Speak to your departmental Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Co-ordinator

Your GTA co-ordinator can explain how postgraduate teaching is arranged in your department.

Opportunities to teach

Current opportunities in academic departments for Graduate Teaching Assistants.

University policy on Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)

How GTAs are used is governed by our policy on Graduate Teaching Assistants