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 term
2015
Trinity term
2015
Students

Opens Monday Week 6 of term:

Closes Friday Week 7 of term:

23 February
2015

6 March 2015

1 June
2015

12 June
2015

Supervisors

Opens Monday Week 8 of term:

Closes (Medical Sciences Division only) Friday Week 11 of term:

Closes (all other Divisions) Friday Week 1 of following term:

9 March
2015

3 April
2015

1 May
2015

15 June
2015

10 July
2015

16 October
2015

Directors of Graduate Studies

Opens Monday Week 10 of term: 29 June 2015

Closes Friday Week 5 of following term:

23 March 2015

29 May 2015

29 June 2015

13 November 2015

 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: