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The University of Southampton
Doctoral CollegePGR Handbook

Managing Your Research Degree

This section on managing your research degree covers key aspects of your enrolment, your safety and Research Integrity, Ethics and Intellectual Property.

Your Enrolment

Degree Candidature

Information on attendance, holiday absence, absence due to illness, parental leave, and suspension of candidature.

Your Safety

Your Safety

Information on risk assessment, access to buildings, out of hours working and bringing children on campus.


Your Conduct

Information on academic appeals, student complaints, dignity at work and study, equality and diversity, Athena SWAN and data protection.

Special Cons

Special Considerations

During your studies, there may be circumstances outside of your control. Information on Special Considerations.



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