Starting your research
Pre-arrival information for post-graduate researchers
Welcome to the University of Leeds and to the beginning of your journey as a postgraduate researcher (PGR)! We have put together some information to help you prepare for your arrival and the start of your research programme.
Induction and welcome
As a new postgraduate researcher, you will receive a full programme of induction resources to welcome and introduce you to the University, your fellow researchers and the support available to you.
With so much to do in the first weeks, it can be difficult to know where to start. Our induction checklist for PGRs can signpost you to support and information to help you prepare for your arrival and first few weeks in Leeds.
Research at the University of Leeds is conducted according to the principles of academic excellence, community, integrity, inclusiveness and professionalism. These principles encourage you to consider the wider consequences of your research, and engage with the practical, ethical and intellectual challenges inherent in high-quality research.
PGR Supervisor agreement
The PGR-Supervisor agreement is designed to encourage you and your supervisors to openly discuss topics such as working arrangements, supervisory team roles, etc.
Postgraduate Research Academic Integrity, Research Integrity and Research Ethics
The University is a signatory to the QAA Academic Integrity Charter and Research Integrity Concordat which outlines our commitment to upholding the highest standards in relation to academic integrity and research integrity respectively. These commitments include PGRs.