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Resources for Final Year Research Students

Preparing for Examination

Submission dates for Autumn and Spring conferrings

Deadline considerations for research students graduating in 2020

Guide to assist research students preparing for the viva voce (oral) examination

Examination relevant GSO workshops and events

Career Planning

Preparing for the non-academic career

GSO/L&D event: May 3rd 2019

Women and the academic career

GSO/L&D event: May 3rd 2019

'Why employers value graduate researchers' 

Careers Service event: 11th Apr 2019 

'From graduate research to starting a start-up' with Dr Stephen Daniels, DCU

GSO event: 8th May 2019

Guides and Reports


Online Career Planning Resources for Research Students


Some key points from the HEA report 'Graduate Outcomes Survey: Class of 2017' (HEA, 2019). See the HEA's full report here.


Graduation arrangements

Registry website