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Welcome events for new PhD Students

The new academic year starts next week. We would like to welcome all new PhD students to Leicester, and all returning ones too. We hope you enjoy your time here. 

David Wilson Library Reading Rooms

There will be two events introducing the Library and its services for new research students (details below.) We look forward to meeting many of you then, or at other events this term. If you have any questions, please email: 

PhD Students: Introduction to the Library, reference management, and research data

Are you new to the University of Leicester library? If you would like to find out more about the Library and the dedicated support we can provide for researchers, come along to these 30 minute sessions.
Oct 16, 2017

Introduction to the Library - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Introduction to reference management  - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Introduction to research data - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Brookfield 0.27

If you would like to attend please book your place via PROSE.

This event will be repeated on the 25 October in Charles Wilson 2nd Floor, Belvoir Park Annexe, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. 


  1. Languages @ Leicester are doing some "taster sessions" tonight on the main campus - including Latin (both beginners and intermediate) if anyone's interested. I'm signed up for the intermediate Latin course that starts next week, and it would be great to see a few more people on the course! You get a 50% discount if you're a postgrad, I think.…/languages-at-le…/free-taster-sessions

    Also, anyone who is using Latin in their study, please do join our university Facebook "Latin reading" group. Last year we had drop-in sessions to help each other out with whatever projects we were working on - you don't need to be a Latin expert to join in! Even if you don't come along to the reading group physically, the group can still be a useful resource for asking questions:


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