Miss Laura Oliver

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Postgraduate Student Support Adviser

+44 114 222 3731

Full contact details

Miss Laura Oliver
Department of Physics and Astronomy
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