Graduate Supervision System

The Graduate Supervision System (GSS) is used by supervisors each term to review, monitor and comment on their students' academic progress and to assess skills and training needs. Students are given the opportunity to contribute by commenting on their own academic progress.

GSS Reporting Windows - Hilary 2017


Opens Monday Week 6 of Hilary term 2017

20 February

Closes Friday Week 7 of Hilary term 2017

3 March


Opens Monday Week 8 of Hilary term 2017

6 March

Closes (Medical Sciences) Friday Week 11 of Hilary term 2017

31 March

 Closes (all other Divisions) Friday Week 1 of Trinity term 2017

28 April

Directors of
Graduate Studies

Opens Monday Week 10 of Hilary term 2017

20 March

Closes Friday Week 5 of Trinity term 2017

26 May

Students will receive a report of their termly supervision from their supervisor. Supervision reporting is controlled by a timetable with automatic email notifications and reminders. Submitted reports are immediately available to the student, supervisor and DGS for review. Additionally, subject administrators, college advisors, college administrators and scholarship and funding administrators are able to view reports.

Each divisional Code of Practice for Supervision of research students offers guidance on the maximum number of students that should be supervised by each supervisor, the typical number of meetings per term between supervisor and supervisee, and policies for support for new supervisors: