Welcome to Northumbria Postgraduates. We've organised a week of activities to help you meet your fellow postgrads:
Monday 7th October
Doctoral Dilemmas – 11am-3pm, Training Room 1
Doctoral Dilemmas is a space where PGR students come together, discuss their research, explore common challenges and identify solutions. Come meet and mingle with your fellow Postgrads and grab a slice of pizza!
Tuesday 8th October
Quayside walk and Lunch - 11.30am @ SU Welcome Desk
We'll take you on a leisurely stroll through Newcastle ending up around the Quayside, where we will find a nice affordable eatery for lunch.
Wednesday 9th October
Wellbeing Wednesday – 11am @ Reds Bar
PHD Student Stephen Thirkle will talk you through the techniques and benefits of Heartmath which is a breathing technique that aids relaxation and support good study habits.
Dog Café Visit - 1pm & 2pm @ SU Welcome Desk
Dog & Scone Café Visit, 1pm-2pm & 2pm-3pm. 20 spaces available, please book via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. First come first served, please be aware that a £3.20 fee will be payable at the venue.
Thursday 10th October
Day Trip to Alnwick Castle - 9am-6pm @ CCE Turning Circle
One of the North's best castles! Limited spaces £20, please sign up and pay at the SU Welcome Desk
Friday 11th October
International PGR’s talk with Peter Kruithof (PHD Student) - 4pm @ Training Room 1
Join us as Peter Kruithof and Rana Shan talk about all things related to being a PGR International student.
Night out – Meet @ Habita 7pm
We'll start out in Habita and hit up some fantastic spots across town!
Saturday 12th October
Tynemouth Market trip, meet at SU 10am to walk to Metro (£5.20 Metro ticket required)
Situated in a restored Victorian station, with over 100 stalls, Tynemouth Market has food, wares ad everything in between!
Sunday 13th October
Sunday Roast @ the Holy Hobo.
Meet @ 12.15pm at the SU Welcome Desk or 12.30pm at the Holy Hobo, lunch is £9.95 for the meat eaters and £8.95 for the veggies (payable at the venue)
For full details and to book email email@example.com