Cohort events calendar

Academic year 2021/2022

If dates have not yet been listed, the DTP Administrative Hub (swbio-dtp@bristol.ac.uk) are still most likely to be able to provide you with some further information in the interim, to help you with planning your studies around the cohort activities.

COVID-19 statement: If required, cohort activities may need to be moved online.

Activity Date Location Expectations of attendance
Annual Student Conference 

Fri 24th September (day 1)

Mon 27th – Tues 28th September (days 2+3)

Day 1: In person (Bristol)

Day 2 & 3: Virtual

Day 1: Students about to start their first year (Y1)

Day 2+3: Years 1-4

Thesis Boot Camp 

Mon 14th-Wed 16th March

Finish time on days 1+2: 8pm,  finish time on day 3: 6.30pm

In person (Bristol) Final year students
Annual Careers Conference May/June In-person (Bath)

Day 1: Year 1

Day 2: Years 1-4

Leaving event (cohort 2018) May/June TBC Final year students
Project Management Training 

  • Launch Event
  • Support Session
June/July Virtual Year 1
Student-led Retreat July/August TBC

Second and third year students. 

Optional but encouraged for other students.

Research Theme Activities

  • Agriculture and the Environment
  • Animal Behaviour and in vivo Studies
  • Biomolecular and Biophysical Studies
TBC TBC

Compulsory for second and third year students who have listed this as their main Research Theme. 

Optional but encouraged for other students