We aim to provide you with hard and soft transferable skills to assist you in your studies and your career. You will find here information resources, relevant training and development resources and access to careers support planning.
Knowledge and intellectual abilities
The knowledge, intellectual abilities and techniques to do research.
The personal qualities and approach to be an effective researcher.
Research governance and organisation
The knowledge of the standards, requirements and professionalism to do research.
Engagement, influence and impact
The knowledge and skills to work with others and ensure the wider impact of research.
Postgraduates who teach (PGWT)
Workshops from our student programme to support PGWT.
All links on this page will take you to SkillsForge. SkillsForge is the University's system for research student development. Log in to browse and book onto training courses.
News and events
PhD student training and support opportunities 2016/17
Our most popular courses
Professional development planning
A Professional Development Planning (PDP) helps you think about the skills, behaviours and attitudes you want to develop as a researcher at York.