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Information for Departments and Institutions about the Postgraduate Safety Course

We provide this course centrally to give new postgraduate students a common basic level of safety information and training.

Information about this course is sent to new postgraduate students by the Safety Office. You can see this information on the page for postgraduate students.

Information for postgraduate students

We expect Departments and Institutions to

  • Reinforce the message about the importance of attending the events
  • Request excusals for students and inform students about excusals
    Excusals Policy
  • Provide induction into local safety arrangements
  • Check the attendance information that we send out
    Attendance records
  • Record attendance
  • Investigate non-attendance
  • Provide equivalent training for those who are excused
  • Ensure that all supervisors of postgraduate students are aware of the timing and importance of these events
  • Provide advice on further safety training

If you have any queries about the Postgraduate Safety Course which are not answered in these pages, please contact the Safety Office,