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Programmes comprise a set of courses arranged into themes.

Dignity and Inclusion Portfolio

The Dignity and Inclusion Portfolio DIP is a programme of training and resources which addresses issues related to equality diversity inclusion and wellbeing in the workplace.

GRADskills

GRADskills is operated by CEED for St Leonards College and supports the development of research postgraduate students to improve their research capability and widen their employability inside and outside of academia.

Mandatory training for postgraduates who teach

This 8-hour commitment consists of five components which should be completed at the start of the semester you will be teaching and must be fully completed before engaging in any teaching activities. The programme only needs to be completed once.

Passport to Research Futures

Please discuss this programme and obtain approval from your manager before submitting a request. Flexible Continuing Professional Development CPD package for contract research staff early career academics and professional staff involved in research.

Professional Services Excellence Programme

This is a pilot programme for nominated management and staff in participating service units. As a prerequisite to the programme, participants must complete the online Diversity and Inclusion training.

Professional Skills Curriculum

The Professional Skills Curriculum (PSC) is the University's way of equipping you with essential skills to boost your employability. Individual workshops need to be booked in addition to booking a place on the programme.

Professional Skills Curriculum Plus: Communication

The PSC plus comprises a range of topics aimed at giving depth in a particular skills area and bridges across to various employability sectors. Individual workshops need to be booked in addition to booking a place on the programme.

Professional Skills Curriculum Plus: Investment Banking

A combination of training sessions and documentation of practical experiences offered through GIG for GIG members. Individual workshops need to be booked in addition to booking a place on the programme.

Professional Skills Curriculum Plus: Resilience

Created in response to the unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic this PSC plus will focus on resilience and adapting to change. Individual workshops need to be booked in addition to booking a place on the programme.

Public Engagement Portfolio - Academic and Research Staff

This training portfolio brings together all the workshops and practical sessions you need to cover the practicalities of engagement and develop the personal and professional skills needed to organise deliver evaluate and reflect upon your activities.

Public Engagement Portfolio - PGRs

Please discuss this programme and obtain approval from your supervisor before submitting your request.

Public Engagement Portfolio - Professional Staff

This training portfolio brings together all the workshops and practical sessions you need to cover the practicalities of engagement and develop the personal and professional skills needed to organise deliver evaluate and reflect upon your activities.

Software Carpentry

Software Carpentry teaches software skills to researchers enabling them to get more done in less time and with less pain. Every workshop includes learners with varying levels of experience. No previous experience required.

TRAMS Participant Development

Open to all those participating in the Teaching, Research and Academic Mentoring Scheme.

Writing Retreats

This structured writing retreat aims to give dedicated writing time to participants for the purpose of progressing any writing projects (e.g working on a manuscript, preparing a presentation) within a supportive environment.