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.

Please note that due to maintenance work on the system, Hilary term 2016 reporting windows have changed for this term only and are as follows.

GSS Reporting Windows

    Trinity term 2016
Students

Opens Monday Week 6 Trinity term 2016

Closes Friday Week 7 Trinity term 2016

30 May

10 Jun

Supervisors

Opens Monday Week 8 Trinity term 2016

Closes (Medical Sciences) Friday Week 11 of Trinity term 2016

Closes (all other Divisions) Friday Week 1 of Michaelmas term 2016

13 Jun

8 Jul

14 Oct

Directors of
Graduate Studies

Opens Monday Week 10 of Trinity term 2016

Closes Friday Week 5 of Michaelmas term 2016

27 Jun

11 Nov

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: