This session is a unique opportunity for all doctoral researchers to receive integrated support from the Registry Assessment Records Team, the Graduate School and the Library’s Open Access Team.

It has two parts you can attend separately or together (about 60 minutes each, depending on questions). If you want to attend both parts, please register separately.

Please note that this session is not for credit and will not count towards the attendance requirement

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Part 1: Registry Assessment Records Team

This session will provide students with an overview of the key final stages of their research degree programme, and associated College regulations, policies and procedures. This includes:  

  • Arrangements for your writing up period
  • Confirming your entry for examination, and the examiner nomination process
  • Submitting your thesis for examination
  • Viva examination procedures and result outcomes
  • Final thesis and award

This session is not for credit and will not count towards the attendance requirement.

Dates & How to Book

  • Wednesday 01 March 2023, 13:30-14:30, Microsoft Teams
  • Wednesday 10 May 2023, 13:30-14:30, Microsoft Teams

Please select a date and book on via Inkpath using your Imperial Single-Sign-On.

Part 2: Open Access Team (Library)

In this part we will explore your thesis being made open access in Spiral as required by College, the exemptions available and the benefits of open access more generally.

  • The requirement to make your thesis Open Access via the College‚Äôs open access repository for research, Spiral.
  • Open access and dissemination of your research
  • What Embargoes can I use for my thesis online?
  • Creative Commons licences for your thesis

This session is not for credit and will not count towards the attendance requirement.

Dates & How to Book

  • Wednesday 01 March 2023, 14:30-15:30, Microsoft Teams
  • Wednesday 10 May 2023, 14:30-15:30, Microsoft Teams

    Please select a date and book on via Inkpath using your Imperial Single-Sign-On.