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Doctoral Induction

Guidance and information for doctoral students, studying for a PhD, Integrated PhD or Professional Doctorate.




Regardless of which doctoral programme you are on, you must register with the University before you begin your studies. Here are the steps you need to take.



Register online so you can use University facilities, get into buildings around campus and start your studies.


Find out what you are required to do when you start your studies.



Additional information for international students moving to the UK

We recognise that if you're coming from overseas to study here then you a few more additional considerations to think about. Here are some pages that may help you with your relocation to the University.

Living in the UK


Register with the police

If you are an international student you may need to register with the police. If you are already registered, you may wish to amend your details. Find out how.

Supporting you throughout your studies

There are a wide range of support services available to all doctoral students offering help and advice that's relevant to your needs. You can access support both on and off-campus.



If you are studying for a doctorate at Bath, Student Services can offer you advice and support relevant to your needs.

Advice and support for students

The Students' Union, Advice & Support Centre can provide academic, housing and personal during your time at the University of Bath.

Starting your research programme



Whether you're working on campus or at a distance, here's all the essential information to set up your devices so you have access to all your resources and support you'll need as a student.

Connecting to Wi-Fi

How to connect your computer, phone, tablet or console to the University's Wi-Fi, whether you are a student, member of staff or visitor.


Whether you are studying on campus or at a distance, there are a range of activities that you can get involved in. Spending time on other things is not only good for your skills development, it is also an important part of your own wellbeing.

Volunteering Opportunities

Image of postgraduates volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to develop a wide range of transferable skills, meet new people and give something back to the community.


A researcher presenting their research in front an audience



There are a number of ways for you to share your views and ensure your doctoral experience is the best it can be. Find out how you are represented at Bath.

Postgraduate Association

The Postgraduate Association (PGA) represents and helps build community for nearly 4000 research and taught postgraduates at the University of Bath.

Postgraduate Groups


Postgraduate study areas


The Virgil Building

The Virgil Building





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Doctoral College


Visit the Doctoral College for support and advice about doctoral study.