Miss Laura Oliver

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Postgraduate Student Support Adviser


Full contact details

Miss Laura Oliver
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Hicks Building
Hounsfield Road
S3 7RH

Roles and responsibilities

  • Act as main point of contact for postgraduate research (PGR) enquiries
  • Provide support and advice for Postgraduate Research Directors
  • Act as the lead contact for PGR scholarships and funding information
  • Manage the PGR admissions activities
  • Lead the induction process for all new PGR students
  • Manage postgraduate student attendance monitoring
  • Provide administrative support to Postgraduate Research Committees
  • Oversee the allocation of second supervisors and personal tutors for PGR students
  • Support the allocation of tutorial demonstrators
  • Manage systems for Turnitin and Pebble Pad
  • Manage the process for completion of PGR reports
  • Develop and provide support for the Doctoral Development Programme
  • Maintain systems and databases connected to PGR activity
  • Responsible for completing PGR financial and progress reporting to Research Council funders
  • Maintain web pages for prospective and current postgraduate students