Starting your research
Starting a new research degree can feel like a big step but we'll help you through the early days with information and support.
During your research
Throughout your research project, your supervisory team will be on hand to monitor your progress and offer the support you need.
Research degree assessment
As you approach the end of your research degree, you'll need to make sure you understand the University’s arrangements for the examination of your thesis and the steps and timescales involved in the thesis submission and examination process.
Postgraduate researcher policies and procedures
A number of policies, procedures, codes of practice and rules are specific to research students.
Research student guidance
As a research postgraduate researcher, you need to be aware of certain administrative guidelines, procedures and codes of practice during your time at Leeds.
Funding for postgraduate researchers
There are a wide range of funding sources available to help support you while you're undertaking a postgraduate research degree at Leeds.
A welcome message to all postgraduate researchers from the Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College
Your feedback is important to the future of postgraduate research at the University. Want to make a change? There are many ways to let us know.
Learn about our system for recording your progress throughout your postgraduate research studies The Graduate Record of Achievement and Development (GRAD) is the University record keeping system for all postgraduate researchers. GRAD lets you arrange: Supervision meetings First formal progress report Transfer Annual progress reports You are also able to: Upload files/ reports Record training Request annual leave Notify your Graduate School of an authorised absence Notify your Graduate School of a change of study location GRAD is intuitive and easy to use, but support can be found within the system itself if anything is not clear. Just click on the heading ‘Guides’ on the left-hand menu when you enter the system. If you have any problems using the system, please contact your Graduate School, who will be able to help. If you have any technical issues please contact the IT Helpdesk in the first instance firstname.lastname@example.org.