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Information for students about the Postgraduate Safety Course

Currently, this course is only open to new postgraduate students in science and technology and certain others. If you are unsure whether you should be attending, please ask us by contacting the Safety Office.

Initial information about the Postgraduate Safety Course is sent from the Safety Office.

Student Invitation for October 2022/23 - (except Chemistry, Engineering and Physics).  More information will be provided in due course.

We expect you to attend this training unless you are formally excused by your Department or Institution. For information about granting excusals, see our Excusals Policy. Your Department or Institution will tell you if you have been excused from attendance.

All the UK Research Councils regard health and safety issues as an essential part of training requirements for research students. You can gain credits for Transferable Skills Training by attending this Safety Course and other courses provided by the Safety Office. For more information on transferable skills and our courses, follow the links.