SWDTP Student Induction 2019

Welcome once again to our new 2019 SWDTP Cohort!

Beer and pizza time!

On 18th September we held our student induction and had an impressive turnout! It was fantastic meeting so many new people and hopefully it helped get your SWDTP journey off to a great start!

If you weren’t able to make it, or have already forgotten some off the information that we heaped upon you, fear not! Below we have a summary of some key information for life in the SWDTP:


Sally Barnes welcoming the 2019 cohort the SWDTP

SWDTP Director- Professor Sally Barnes welcomed everyone and delivered an introduction to the DTP. She introduced the SWDTP Team and the Institutional Coordinators and she reflected on the collaborative environment at the SWDTP, urging new researchers to get involved in student initiatives and extra funding opportunities.

World Cafe

The world cafe in action

Current SWDTP researchers talked about some of the allowances, initiatives and opportunities open to SWDTP students. These included:

Overseas Fieldwork Allowance, Overseas Institutional Visits, Difficult Language Training and RTSG Top Up

TOR- The SWDTP Student Journal

Student Representatives

SWDTP Student Conference

Placements and Internships

Website Walk-through

Sally then finished up with a run down through the SWDTP website. Don’t forget to:

Sign up to the newsletter 

Let us know about your successes, publications and blogs!

If you still can’t find what your looking for, or we haven’t covered your question, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at swdtp-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk

Thank you to everyone who attended and to all the students and staff that worked so hard to make the day such a success!