Humanities Graduate School

Humanities Graduate School

Based on Avenue Campus, the Humanities Graduate School runs programmes and activities across the humanities disciplines

The Graduate School runs the following:

Wolfson Foundation Scholars

Southampton University is one of nine UK universities selected by the Wolfson Foundation for the support of Postgraduate Research. Follow the link to find out more about the Wolfson Foundation and its scholars.


The South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

The South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and offers studentships for postgraduate research in the Arts and Humanities.

Key facts
  • Humanities Graduate School has over 600 Graduate students

  • Our Graduates have gone into a range of careers from academia, to the civil service, to IBM

Important Links
  • The handbook for the 2014/2015 academic year can be found here


  • Ethics and Research Governance Online can be accessed here. It is a centralised online system designed to facilitate the process of gaining ethical, governance and insurance approval for research studies.

  • If you are a current student, click here to access our intranet site, SharePoint.

Related videos

  • Knowledge Exchange and Arts and Humanities Research
Contact Us
  • The current Humanities PGR representative is Alex Ferguson. If you have any questions or concerns, please email him. 

  • If you have recently been to an interesting conference, have published an article or done anything else that you would like to share with the Humanities Graduate School and its postgraduates, then please do not hesitate to contact Brenna Gibson, the current HGS website coordinator, at