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Research Essentials Online

Research Essentials Online is a new Blackboard course for postgraduate researchers at the University of Leicester. This site provides PGRs with a variety of learning resources to support you during your candidature. You will find both discipline specific as well as transferable skills resources here.  Videos and slides from the thesis forums held last term can be also be found on this site. New researchers will be introduced to the resource during the Graduate School induction on 2 October. The course should be accessible by all PGRs, but please email if you have any difficulties.

New Facebook page

Our group for the Graduate School Reading Room is moving to a page, bringing us in line with other University organisations. Our page will bring you news and events relevant to the postgraduate community at Leicester. There will also be top tips courtesy of some PhD blogs.
So, come over and like us!

Where can I find the page?
Use the main search box on Facebook to find the 'Graduate School Reading Room' page. Once you have 'liked' us, the page will appear in your pages section. To find this, visit your timeline and look for the 'Likes' tab (next to your Friends and Photos tabs). If you click here you will find all the pages to which you are currently subscribed.

Can I post to the page?
Yes, everyone can post. These posts will appear on the timeline and also under 'Recent Posts by Others'.  If you have something of interest to the postgraduate community at Leicester, do share! Please note: the content of the page will be monitored and anything offensive …

Library vacancies

*We have been asked to circulate this information to postgraduate students*
Do you value a quality study environment?  Do you want to be part of the David Wilson Library Quiet Patrol Team? We pay £7-12 per hour to successful candidates. If you are a University of Leicester student find out more by registering and applying viaUNITEMPSYou can also visit the office in the Students’ Union from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Registering with the UNITEMPS service will keep you up to date with local vacancies.  You can also check the University of Leicester recruitment page for future opportunites.