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 - Trinity 2017


Opens Monday Week 6 of Trinity term 2017

29 May

Closes Friday Week 7 of Trinity term 2017

9 June


Opens Monday Week 8 of Trinity term 2017

12 June

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

7 July

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

13 Oct

Directors of
Graduate Studies

Opens Monday Week 10 of Trinity term 2017

26 June

Closes Friday Week 5 of Michaelmas term 2017

10 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: